Hull Number: 26
Boat Owner: Torbjorn Tornqvist (SWE)
Tactician: Francesco Bruni (ITA)
Led by Torbjorn Tornqvist, Artemis Racing has been involved with the RC44 Class since 2008. A force within the fleet, the Swedish team have finished on the match racing or fleet racing podium for the past seven seasons. With three America’s Cup campaigns and three Olympic campaigns under his belt tactician Francesco Bruni will be one to watch for 2017.
Owner Torbjorn Tornqvist explains how racing the RC44's fits in with the team's America's Cup Campaign, "This is a fantastic class for our America's Cup sailors to come and work together in a fun and challenging environment. Everyone enjoys being part of the Class, it's a nice break from the daily routines."
Torbjorn Tornqvist (SWE) - Owner / Driver
Francesco Bruni (ITA) - Tactician
Noel Drennan (AUS) - Main trimmer
Peter Nichols (AUS) - Headsail Trimmer
Christian Kamp (DEN) - Offside Trimmer
Stu Bettany (NZL) - Pit
Anders Ekstrom (SWE) - Grinder
Pieter Van Nieuwenhuijzen (NED) - Bow
Shore team : Chris Reid (NZL), Jeremy Smith (NZL), Neven Zager (CRO), Tom Burnham (USA) and Sarah Gundersen (AUS)