Monday, April 19, 2010

Team Luna Rossa announces crew for the LV Trophy La Maddalena

[Source: Team Luna Rossa] Team Luna Rossa announces its participation to the races of the Louis Vuitton Trophy WSTA which will take place from May 22nd to June 6th in La Maddalena.

Luna Rossa's afterguard will include helmsman Ed Baird, tactician Torben Grael and strategist Robert Scheidt.

The revised Team will include Luna Rossa's core group of sailors, as follows:

Patrizio BertelliTeam Principal
Ed BairdSkipper and helmsman
Torben GraelTactician
Robert ScheidtStrategist
Matteo PlazziNavigator
Manuel ModenaRunners
Max SirenaRunners
Benjamin DurhamMainsail trimmer
Claudio CelonTrimmer
Lorenzo MazzaTrimmer
Romolo RanieriGrinder
Emanuele MarinoGrinder
Marco MontisGrinder
Wade MorganGrinder
Rodney ArdernJolly / Grinder
Simone de MariPitman
Cicco RapettiMast
Greg GendellBowman / Mid-bowman
Sofuku KazuhikoBowman
Antonio MarraiTeam manager
Max SirenaHead of the Technical and Sailing Programme

The Team Luna Rossa has also foreseen to participate in the Louis Vuitton Trophy WSTA rounds of Dubai (13th – 28th November) and Hong Kong (9th – 24th of January 2011).

The Team Luna Rossa will fly the Yacht Club Punta Ala burgee.

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At 7:37 PM, Blogger WetHog said...

Ed Baird showing up on the crew list not only as Helsman, but also Skipper is significant news.

At 10:08 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Prada 2010 = ex-Alinghi

At 11:20 PM, Anonymous Rigger Mortis said...

Can someone tell me what a Jolly Grinder is ?

At 12:13 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

ex Alinghi?? Don't think so, this is loyal Prada people coming back together. Good to see some of them have seen the light and left Oracle. They are happy to be out of there.

At 7:14 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Alinghi 2009 = ex-ETNZ

At 8:35 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Italians... say no more - good luck with that Ed! :-)


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