Thursday, April 8, 2010

The Cat is Back!

Photo Credit: Rick Tomlinson / Volvo Ocean Race

PUMA Ocean Racing, which turned heads on and off the water in the 2008-09 race, has returned for the next edition, again under the leadership of Ken Read.

For the 2011-12 event, PUMA will partner with BERG Propulsion, one of the world’s leading designers and producers of Controllable Pitch Propellers for commercial shipping. The team will be known as PUMA Ocean Racing, powered by BERG Propulsion.

PUMA joins France’s Groupama, Italia 70 and Team Abu Dhabi as officially declared entries. There are over 20 additional syndicates actively working on campaigns.

PUMA finished a gallant second overall in the 2008-09 race. Read and his men just pipped Bouwe Bekking’s Telefonica Blue in a race-long battle played out behind eventual winner Ericsson 4.

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