Next Event: Hamburg, Germany 10 August - 13 August 2017

FNOB Impulse

(ESP)

Spanish-flagged wildcard entry FNOB Impulse joins the six regular crews on the start line in Barcelona for the fourth Act of the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™. Skipper and helm Jordi Xammar is joined by a full line-up of talented Spaniards, all of whom competed in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup last month as part of Spanish Impulse by Iberostar, which placed sixth, and who collectively boast 12 World Championship titles.

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Jordi Xammar

Jordi Xammar

ESP

Skipper, Helmsman

​2016 Rio Olympian Xammar is taking the lead in this third youth team of the Barcelona Act, the multilingual sailor also skippered the team in the 2017 Red Bull Youth America’s Cup and is a five times Junior World Champion in the 470, 420 and 49er classes.

Joan Cardona

Joan Cardona

ESP

Mainsail trimmer

​Laser maestro Cardona was also part of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup team Spanish Impulse and will have no trouble translating his Laser World Championship titles and AC40 knowledge to the GC32 in Act 4, Barcelona.

Luis Bugallo

Luis Bugallo

ESP

Trimmer

​Well seasoned in both the 49er and J class, Bugallo’s versatile sailing knowledge will be a huge asset to the team as they take to the GC32 for the first time.

Kevin Cabrera

Kevin Cabrera

ESP

Bowman

​Bowman Cabrera, has had a lot of success in the Laser class as a two times National champion with a European championship title to his name. New to the GC32, his laser expertise and AC40 knowledge will be important on the bow of the GC32.

Florian Trittel

Florian Trittel

ESP

Foil trimmer

Trittle is new to the GC32 class but has a vast background in 29er sailing having been crowned ISAF Youth World Champion twice and 29er Sailing World Champion in 2012.

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