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M32 Series kommer till Stockholm och Norr Mälarstrand torsdag-söndag. Missa inte!

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup & Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship på Costa Smeralda. NYYC Invitational Cup med KSSS på linjen. IOD kör VM på Nantucket yacht Club.

Här hemma är det Höstkroken i Västerås, Lappens Cup i Halmstad och säkert många fler kul seglingar.

GKSS kör Autimn Cup. Fyller man alla 12 slottarna?

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9 Comments

  1. Fem svenska besättningar har rest till Star Sailors League grandslam i Grandson, Schweiz. 80 båtar totalt varav minst 5 OS medaljörer och ett 20-tal världsmästare.
    Utmärkt media seglingarna kan ses live med kommentarer av Dennis Connor på http://swissopen.starsailors.com/live/

    • Kaskelotten Sep 10, 2015 Reply

      mycket bra sändningar!

  2. Pelle Pedersen Sep 11, 2015 Reply

    Knut F slutar som VOR boss, dags att steppa upp PG?!

  3. Team Sweden Sep 11, 2015 Reply

    På onsdag kl 19 finns möjlighet att lyssa på en initierad rapport från för-OS i Rio.
    Föranmälning behövs då det är begränsat antal platser.
    Fabriksgatan 13 i Gårda Göteborg.
    För mer info kolla på
    https://www.facebook.com/TeamBergstromVasternas

  4. Author
    Peter Gustafsson Sep 11, 2015 Reply

    Frostad steps down as Volvo Ocean Race CEO

    Knut Frostad, CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race, is stepping down at the end of 2015 after eight years at the helm for family reasons (full story below).

    – Chief to leave after three editions at the helm
    – ‘I want to dedicate time to my family now’
    – Search is underway for new Race CEO

    ALICANTE, Spain, September 11, 2015 – Knut Frostad, CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race, is stepping down at the end of 2015 after eight years at the helm for family reasons.

    The 48-year-old Norwegian has guided the event over three editions in 2008-09, 2011-12 and 2014-15 after taking over as chief executive in March 2008.

    Frostad said it had been a journey he was very proud of, transforming the race into a high-level professional organisation as well as making significant and key changes to the race format while retaining a strong focus on the history and legacy of the 42-year-old race.

    “With almost half of my life and a lot of passion invested in the race, it has been one of the most difficult decisions I have ever had to make,” he said.

    “I am an ‘all-or-nothing’ person and this is an ‘all-or-nothing’ race. I now want to dedicate more of my time to my young family.

    “The Volvo Ocean Race is in a strong position for the future with a proven one-design format, a great team at our Alicante headquarters and ambitious and committed owners in Volvo Car Group and Volvo Group.”

    Senior members of the Race’s board have paid tribute to Frostad.

    “Knut has done a fantastic job in leading and developing the Volvo Ocean Race. We could not have had a more passionate leader and we understand and respect his wish to spend more time with his family. We will all miss him a lot,” said Henry Sténson, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Sustainability Affairs, Volvo Group, and Per Löjdquist, Chairman of the Volvo Ocean Race Board, in a joint statement.

    “Knut has been the face and the driving force behind what is the most challenging and prestigious ocean race in the world. We regret but, at the same time, respect his decision and we can only wish him and his family the best of all winds,” added Alain Visser, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Sales and Customer Service, Volvo Car Group.

    Frostad, who competed in four editions of sailing’s leading offshore race dating back to 1993-94, including twice as a skipper and founder of teams, continued: “The late Sir Peter Blake once said about the race: ‘There’s nothing like it – it gets in your blood and you can’t get rid of it!’

    “I know that will be my challenge too. The Volvo Ocean Race is such a unique life experience and I am truly grateful for my time as head of the organisation, but also for all the friendships I have formed during this time.

    “It’s been a privilege to work for Volvo and all the other stakeholders in the race, many of whom have become personal friends.”

    Frostad will remain in the position as CEO until the end of 2015, while the search for his replacement has started.

    • Johan R Sep 11, 2015 Reply

      Vart skickar man jobbansökan?

      • Z Sep 11, 2015 Reply

        Din fråga diskvalificerar dig.

  5. Lasse Bergkvist J80 Swe196 Sep 11, 2015 Reply

    Nu är det 66 anmälda till Byxelkroken- det blir ett bra race i år också!

  6. Author
    Peter Gustafsson Sep 12, 2015 Reply

    NM i ORCi är igång. Första racet nedan.
    Resultat borde komma löpande här.

    Någon som rår på White Shadow?
    Kwanza kan mer?

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