Andy Hunt: New Helm to Steer World Sailing:
World Sailing announced this week the appointment of Andy Hunt (GBR) as its new Chief Executive Officer. Hunt, with both a business and sport background, joins the world governing body for the sport which has been without steady leadership for nearly 15 months.
Hunt replaces Peter Sowrey (GBR) who held the CEO position for just five months in 2015 (July 1- Dec 2) before he resigned. Prior to Sowrey, Jerome Pels (NED) held the position for more than 17 years before his resignation was announced on October 23, 2014.
Scuttlebutt editor Craig Leweck spoke to Hunt on January 11, his first day on the…
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Getting Back to the Start Line:
Last year was an unforgettable one for the rookie Team Alvimedica duo of Charlie Enright and Mark Towill, who completed their first ever Volvo Ocean Race in style, rounding Cape Horn in first place and winning the final leg into Gothenburg.
And, just over a week into 2016, they’ve already agreed a title sponsor for the next 12 months, announcing the launch of their new racing team,