BLACK STAR SAILING TEAM
Hull Number: 27
Boat Owner: Christian Zuerrer (SUI)
Tactician: Cameron Dunn (NZL)
Switzerland’s Black Star Sailing Team has confirmed it will join the 44Cup for the second event of the 2022 season in Cascais, Portugal, over 11-15 May.
Led by passionate amateur sailor Christian Zuerrer, Black Star Sailing Team will be running their 44Cup program alongside their successful GC32 Racing Tour campaign, in which they finished third overall in 2021.
Founded in 2019, Black Star Sailing Team initially set out as a campaign to promote amateur sailors. Owner/driver Christian Zuerrer explains: "The 44Cup's pro/am rule, the simplicity of the one-design boat and the highly professional racing circuit allows me to achieve my goal of providing a pathway for young sailors into the world of professional racing. It is the perfect platform to understand what goes into an international regatta of this level".
Christian Zuerrer (SUI) - Owner / Driver
Cameron Dunn (NZL) - Tactician
Flavio Marazzi (SUI) - Main trimmer
William Alloway (GBR) - Headsail Trimmer
Grégoire Siegwart (SUI) - Offside Trimmer
Simon Johnson (IRL) - Pit
Guy Endean (NZL) - Grinder
Nick Zeltner (SUI) - Bow
Boat Captain : Max Richardson (GBR)
Shore team : Freddie White (GBR) Peter Roesti (SUI)