Changes at Oman Air in Extreme Sailing Series 2017:
Oman Air’s bid to claim the Extreme Sailing Series™ crown will be led by World Match Racing Champion Phil Robertson, who has been appointed skipper for the 2017 campaign which starts in Muscat, Oman on March 8.
In the 2016 season, with the team comprised of skipper Morgan Larson with Pete Greenhalgh, James Wierzbowski, Ed Smyth, and Nasser Al Mashari, Oman Air sat at the top of the leaderboard since the first Act, only to lose the title in the final Act by its main adversary, Alinghi.
This season the team will look to retain that top spot to the very end, with Robertson replacing Larson at the helm.
“I am very excited about the new role ahead,” sa…
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