Thursday, 5 May 2011

Open de Espana, Calpe: Aon Racing Arrive in Spain

Racing at the Open de Espana, Calpe, in 2010. Image copyright RCNC.

by Aon Racing media

Aon Racing have arrived in Calpe, Spain for the VII Open deEspana grade 1 match race. This event is sailed in Tom Max 28 type yachts. The team is looking forward to developing further and sailing hard against this exceptional line up of teams. The regatta kicks off May 4th.

The field includes:
Skippers ISAF World Ranking Nationality

Ian Williams 5 Great Britain
Bjorn Hansen 6 Sweden
Pierre-Antoine Morvan 8 France
Philip Robertson 9 New Zealand
Reuben Corbett 11 New Zealand
Alvaro Marinho 15 Portugal
Staffan Lindberg 16 Finland
Simone Ferrarese 19 Italy
Keith Swinton 27 Australia
Bertrand Pace 32 France
Evan Walker 43 Australia
Manuel Weiller 71 Spain

We would like to say a special thank you to our principal sponsor, Aon Insurance, as well as Club Marine and Allianz. Thanks also to the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, for training and supporting us.

Aon Racing is Reuben Corbett (Skipper), Adrian Short (Main), Tom Blampied (Trim) and Tom Bentham (Bow).

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