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Entre deux saisons, on retrouve l'équipe de #RealteamSailing sur la @stbarthcatacup avec Benjamin Amiot et Gurvan Bontemps en Formule 18 💥 60 bateaux, un plateau international relevé, 4 jours de longues distances. "Après un départ moyen, nous avons réussi à ...
Goodbye #d35 🌎 L’aventure se termine pour ce bateau de légende... bientôt le #TF35 ! 🤩 #sailing #sailingteam #boat #travel #realteamsailing
🥇Et un troisième podium pour clôturer en beauté cet ultime #D35trophy 🎊 ... une victoire qui fait remonter @realteamsailing à la 3e place du championnat 🤩 bravo à @ylliamsailingteam et @alinghi, qui complètent le podium du GP de Clôture 👏🏻 ...
Foiling machine in the sunset. Life can be amazing 🤩 #tf35 #foiling #boat #sailing #instasailing #realteamsailing @tf35class
D35 Trophy | GP Alinghi de Crans 🔙 Un podium pour #realteamsailing, qui prend la troisième place derrière @alinghi et @elevensailingteam 💥
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💬 "Malgré des conditions compliquées, nous confirmons notre niveau tout en progressant, dans une flotte ...
En attendant le départ du GP @alinghi on met à profit les multiples talents de l’équipe 🧽 #carenage #teamspirit #d35 #d35trophy #instasailing #realteamsailing @mediad35trophy 🧜🏻‍♂️ @cedschmidt
@mediad35trophy | Grand Prix du Club Nautique de Versoix 🔙 Premier podium de la saison pour #RealteamSailing, qui conforte l'équipe dans sa dynamique 💬 "Sur les 6 manches courues, 4 ont été bonnes. Nous devons être encore plus rigoureux sur ...

THE FLEET

EVENTS

Date Event Countdown
Date Event Ranking
20/09/19 - 21/09/19 Grand Prix de Clôture 1st
06/09/19 - 08/09/19 Grand Prix Alinghi de Crans 3rd
30/08/19 - 01/09/19 Grand Prix du Club Nautique de Versoix 4th
15/06/19 - 15/06/19 Bol d’Or Mirabaud DNF
17/05/19 - 19/05/19 Grand Prix Realstone 4th
03/05/19 - 05/05/19 Grand Prix d’Ouverture 4th
08/06/19 - 08/03/19 Genève-Rolle-Genève 7th
01/05/18 - 30/10/18 GC32 Racing Tour 4th
10/10/18 - 14/10/18 GC32 TPM Med Cup 7th
04/05/18 - 07/10/18 Swiss Flying Phantom Series 2nd
06/10/18 - 06/10/18 Yacht Club de Genève Open 1st & 2nd
21/09/18 - 23/09/18 Grand Prix Realstone présenté par le Musée du Léman 4e
12/09/18 - 16/09/18 GC32 Villasimius Cup 2e
15/09/18 - 15/09/18 Flying Phantom Raid 3rd & 4th
07/09/18 - 09/09/18 Grand Prix Alinghi de Crans 1st
31/08/18 - 02/09/18 Yacht Club Open 3rd
31/07/18 - 04/08/18 37th Copa del Rey MAPFRE 5th
13/07/18 - 15/07/18 Red Bull Foiling Generation 2nd
27/06/18 - 01/07/18 GC32 Lagos Cup 4th
28/06/18 - 01/07/18 The Foiling Week 2nd
16/06/18 - 16/06/18 Open des Multicoques 1st & 5th
09/06/18 - 09/06/18 Bol d’Or Mirabaud 6th
01/06/18 - 03/06/18 Grand Prix de Versoix 6th
02/06/18 - 02/06/18 Genève – Rolle – Genève 3rd
02/06/18 - 02/06/18 Genève – Rolle – Genève 2nd
23/05/18 - 27/05/18 GC32 World Championship 8th
19/05/18 - 21/05/18 Open de Versoix 7th
04/05/18 - 06/05/18 Grand Prix d’Ouverture 6th
11/05/17 - 15/10/17 GC32 Racing Tour 1st
12/10/17 - 15/10/17 Marseille One Design 3rd
01/04/17 - 08/10/17 Swiss Flying Phantom Series 1st / 3rd
07/10/17 - 08/10/17 Trophée des Rentes Genevoises -
23/09/17 - 24/09/17 La Double (TBC)
22/09/17 - 23/09/17 Grand Prix de Clôture 3rd
16/09/17 - 17/09/17 Raid 2nd
13/09/17 - 16/09/17 GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup 1st
08/09/17 - 10/09/17 Grand Prix Alinghi 5th
01/09/17 - 03/09/17 Open du Yatch Club de Genève 7th
02/08/17 - 05/08/17 36 Copa del Rey 3rd
28/06/17 - 01/07/17 GC32 Villasimius Cup 2nd
24/06/17 - 25/06/17 Open des Multicoques 1st / 3rd
16/06/17 - 18/06/17 Bol d’Or Mirabaud D35 Trophy 9th
16/06/17 - 18/06/17 Bol d’Or Mirabaud 3rd
09/06/17 - 11/06/17 Grand Prix Realstone 6th
10/06/17 - 10/06/17 Genève-Rolle-Genève 6th
10/06/17 - 10/06/17 Genève-Rolle-Genève 1st / 3rd
19/05/17 - 21/05/17 Open de Versoix 8th
11/05/17 - 14/05/17 GC32 Riva Cup 1st
13/05/17 - 14/05/17 Open de Versoix 1st / 3rd
05/05/17 - 07/05/17 Grand Prix BMW Emil Frey 6th
29/04/17 - 30/04/17 Open de Crans 1st / 3rd
01/04/16 - 01/10/16 Swiss Flying Phantom Series 1st
01/07/14 - 01/10/14 Bol D’Or Mirabaud 2nd
01/05/14 - 30/09/14 Extreme Sailing Series 3rd
01/07/14 - 01/07/14 D35 Trophy 2nd
19/07/13 - 24/08/13 D35 Trophy 3rd
01/07/12 - 01/10/12 D35 Trophy 1st
09/06/12 - 10/06/12 Bol d’Or Mirabaud 1st
Date Event Ranking
2019 Grand Prix de Clôture 1st
2018 Swiss Flying Phantom Series 2nd
2018 GC32 Villasimius Cup 2e
2018 Grand Prix Alinghi de Crans 1st
2018 Red Bull Foiling Generation 2nd
2017 GC32 Racing Tour 1st
2017 Swiss Flying Phantom Series 1st / 3rd
2017 Bol d’Or Mirabaud 3rd
2016 Swiss Flying Phantom Series 1st
2014 Bol D’Or Mirabaud 2nd
2014 Extreme Sailing Series 3rd
2014 D35 Trophy 2nd
2013 D35 Trophy 3rd
2012 D35 Trophy 1st
2012 Bol d’Or Mirabaud 1st

THE TEAM

Daniel Souben

Daniel Souben

Coach D35 & GC32 
Date of Birth : 27.06.1959
Nationality : French

Palmares

GC32
1st GC32 Racing Tour 2017
3rd Marseille One Design 2017
1st GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup 2017
3rd 36 Copa del Rey Mapfre 2017
2nd GC32 Villasimius Cup 2017
1st GC32 Riva Cup 2017

D35
6th Challenge Julius Bar 2010
4th Challenge Julius Bar 2009

Farr 30 
2nd Tour de France à la voile 2010
1st Tour de France à la voile 2008, 2009
1st French Championships 2008, 2009, 2010
1st Spi Ouest France 2008, 2009, 2010
3rd European Championships 2006

470
Champion of France 1979

Tornado
Champion of France 1988 and 1991

M34 
1st Spi Ouest France 2014
1st Tour de France à la Voile 2014
Champion of France 2011 and 2014

Multihull ‘60
3rd Multicup 2006
World vice-champion ORMA 2005
World Champion ORMA 2004

 

Jeff Kerleguer

Jeff Kerleguer

Technical Manager
Date of birth : 18.11.1975
Nationality : French

Palmares

GC32
1st GC32 Racing Tour 2017
3rd Marseille One Design 2017
1st GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup 2017
3rd 36 Copa del Rey Mapfre 2017
2nd GC32 Villasimius Cup 2017
1st GC32 Riva Cup 2017

D35
3rd Gd Prix de Clôture 2017

Flying Phantom
1st & 3rd Swiss Flying Phantom Series 2017

Surprise
3rd Primo Cup 2014
2nd Swiss Championships 2010
2nd 5 jours du Léman 2009 and 2007

6mj
2nd Swiss Championships 2010 and 2009
3rd European Championships 2010

747 
2nd Atlantic Championships 2001
3rd Spi Ouest 2001

Ophélie Thouanel

Ophélie Thouanel

Communication & marketing
Date of birth : 19.02.1989
Nationality : swiss

Passionate about sailing and mountain sports, Ophélie Thouanel begins her career as a sailing reporter. After a few years at the head of a cultural editorial board, she switches to digital marketing and joins an advertising company. In 2015, she completes her education with a Public Relations diploma and founds her agency immediately after, Noyale Communication. Ophélie carries out the communication of Realteam since 2017.

Raymond Clerc

Raymond Clerc

Logistics supervisor
Date of birth: 17.11.1949
Nationality: swiss

Airline pilote, fighter pilote, then Head of operations for Solarimpulse, Raymond takes part in three editions of the Tour de France à la Voile during the 80’s, and in many Surprise regattas. He discovers the delights of logistics in the 90’s, when he accompanies his twins – Jérôme and sister Noémie – on the Optimist and 420 championships ! Now retired, he joins Realteam and is in charge of the team travels, the material transportation, the hotel booking and the food suppliance.

Florent Roggo

Florent Roggo

Florent Roggo studies physiotherapy at the HECVSanté in Lausanne et graduates in 2010. Highly interested by the musculoskeletal care and the manual therapy, he specialises in Maitland manual therapy (MTA Level 3), Taping, Trigger Points and Dry Needling. After several practical interships in hospital institutions, including the “Clinique romande de réadaptation” (SUVA) and Hirslanden Clinique Cecil, he works as a physiotherapist in Hirslanden Clinique Bois-Cerf since 2010. He is regularly taking care of many athletes from different levels.

Esteban Garcia

Esteban Garcia

Realteam Founder, Helm D35
Date of birth : 07.12.1970
Nationality : Swiss

Founder and chairman of Realstone Holding SA, Esteban Garcia engaged in competitive sailing in 2009, at the occasion of the Copa del Rey Palma de Mallorca where he experienced victory aboard the Realstone-TP52-Matador. Passionate about the sport, he started supporting the young CER team in 2011. After its amazing winning season in 2012, Esteban founded Realteam Sailing in 2013. Since 2016, he competes in the D35 Trophy as the team’s helmsman.

Palmares

D35
3rd Gd Prix de Clôture 2017
2nd Gd Prix Realstone 2016

TP52

1st Copa del Rey 2009

Jérôme Clerc

Jérôme Clerc

Realteam Director and Skipper / Tactician D35 / Helm GC32
Date of birth : 30.05.1980
Nationality : Swiss

Sailing ever since he was a young boy, Jérôme Clerc became director of the Geneva Regatta Training Center for 4 years. In 2012, he led his team to notable victories – including the Bol d’Or, the D35 championship and the Tour de France à la Voile as amateur – just two years after it had formed. Building on these successes, the qualified architect created Realteam together with Esteban Garcia in 2013, and has been managing the team and its projects ever since.

Palmares

GC32
1st GC32 Racing Tour 2017
3rd Marseille One Design 2017
1st GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup 2017
3rd 36 Copa del Rey Mapfre 2017
2nd GC32 Villasimius Cup 2017
1st GC32 Riva Cup 2017

Décision 35
3rd GP de Clôture 2017
2nd GP Realstone 2016
1st GP Alinghi 2015
2nd GP Versoix 2015
2nd Vulcain Trophy 2014
3rd Vulcain Trophy 2013
1st Vulcain Trophy 2012
1st Bol d’Or 2012
1st Genève-Rolle-Genève 2012

Extreme 40
3rd Extreme Sailing Series 2014
5th Extreme Sailing Series 2013

M34
1st Tour de France à la Voile 2012 (amateur ranking)

Farr 30
2nd Tour de France à la Voile 2010 (amateur ranking)
1st Bol d’Or 2004 et 2006 (classe 4)

Surprise
1st Swiss championship 2009 and 2010
2nd European Championship 2003, 2007 and 2010
2nd Championnat de Méditerranée 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009
2nd Primo Cup 2008 and 2010
1st 5 jours du Léman 2003

Match Race
1st Swiss Championship 2011, 2012 and 2013

Other
Swiss Sailing Project of the Year 2012 (by Swiss Sailing Federation)
EPFL Sporting Award 2009
Swiss Team of the Year 2006 (CCS)
Student World Champion 2007
420 Swiss Champion 420 1998
Optimist Swiss Champion 1991

Robin Maeder

Robin Maeder

Tactician Flying Phantom
Date of Birth : 16/12/1996
Nationality : Swiss

Palmares

Flying Phantom
3rd Swiss Flying Phantom Series 2017

Eagle20
1st Bol d’Or Mirabaud 2016 (C1)
1st Coupe du Lac de Neuchâtel 2013
Various podiums Coupe M3 Grandson 2013
1st Coupe d’Yvonand 2013
1st Solitaire en Double Bevaix 2013
1st Coupe Farewell Neuchâtel 2013

M2
3rd Bol d’Or 2013

Classe A
7th International Critérium Morges 2016
4th Car Race Spiez 2016
1st-2nd-1st-1st-1st International Critérium Morges 2015
1st Championnat Suisse Estavayer 2014 (junior category)
1st Cat Weekend Wingreis 2014

 

Jeff Kerleguer

Jeff Kerleguer

Technical Manager
Date of birth : 07.01.1988
Nationality : French

Palmares

GC32
1st GC32 Racing Tour 2017
3rd Marseille One Design 2017
1st GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup 2017
3rd 36 Copa del Rey Mapfre 2017
2nd GC32 Villasimius Cup 2017
1st GC32 Riva Cup 2017

D35
3rd Gd Prix de Clôture 2017

Flying Phantom
1st & 3rd Swiss Flying Phantom Series 2017

Surprise
3rd Primo Cup 2014
2nd Swiss Championships 2010
2nd 5 jours du Léman 2009 and 2007

6mj
2nd Swiss Championships 2010 and 2009
3rd European Championships 2010

747 
2nd Atlantic Championships 2001
3rd Spi Ouest 2001

Benjamin Amiot

Benjamin Amiot

Bowman D35
Date of birth : 08.12.1988
Nationality : French

Used to advanced boat categories, Benjamin brings a both lacustrine and maritime experience to Realteam. Winner of the Tour de France à la Voile on Diam 24, he takes regularly to the podium on D35 and GC32.

Palmares

D35
3rd Gd Prix de Clôture 2017
1st D35 Trophy 2016
1st Bol d’Or Mirabaud 2016
3rd D35 Trophy 2015

Diam 24
1st Tour de France à la Voile 2017
2nd Spi Ouest France 2017

Flying Phantom
1st Martinique Cataraid 2017
1st Raid de l’Eurocat 2015
1st Raid des Corsaires 2015
1st Raid de l’Eurocat 2014

F18
2nd Saint Barth Catacup 2016
1st France Championship 2014

F16
1st Europe Championship 2014

Multi 50
1st Record SNSM

Rémi Aeschimann

Rémi Aeschimann

Trimmer D35 / Trimmer-Bowman GC32
Date of birth : 18.02.1992
Nationality : Swiss

Palmares

GC32
1st GC32 Racing Tour 2017
3rd Marseille One Design 2017
1st GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup 2017
3rd 36 Copa del Rey Mapfre 2017
2nd GC32 Villasimius Cup 2017
1st GC32 Riva Cup 2017

D35
3rd Gd Prix de Clôture 2017

Loic Forestier

Loic Forestier

Mainsail trimmer D35 / Rake GC32
Date of birth : 23.05.1986
Nationality : Swiss

Palmares

GC32
1st GC32 Racing Tour 2017
3rd Marseille One Design 2017
1st GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup 2017
3rd 36 Copa del Rey Mapfre 2017
2nd GC32 Villasimius Cup 2017
1st GC32 Riva Cup 2017

Décision 35
3rd GP de Clôture 2017
2nd GP Realstone 2016
1st GP Alinghi 2015
4th D35 Trophy 2015
1st Genève-Rolle-Genève 2015
1st Bol d’Or 2008

Flying Phantom
2nd Open de Crans 2016
3rd GP Versoix 2016

MOD70
3rd European Tour 2014
5th Krys Ocean Race 2014

Farr 30
2nd Tour de France à la Voile 2010 (amateur ranking)

Surprise
1st Swiss championship 2005
1st 5 jours du Léman 2009-2015

Cédric Schmidt

Cédric Schmidt

Mainsail trimmer GC32 / Trimmer Flying Phantom
Date of birth : 07.01.1988
Nationality : Swiss

Palmares

GC32
1st GC32 Racing Tour 2017
3rd Marseille One Design 2017
1st GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup 2017
3rd 36 Copa del Rey Mapfre 2017

Décision 35
3rd Gd Prix de Côture 2017
1st Gd Prix Alinghi 2015
2nd Gd Prix Versoix 2015
2nd Vulcain Trophy 2014
3rd Vulcain Trophy 2013
1st Vulcain Trophy 2012
1st Bol d’Or 2012
1st Genève-Rolle-Genève 2012

Flying Phantom
1st Swiss Flying Phantom Series 2017
1st Swiss Flying Phantom Series 2016
1st Bol d’Or Lac de Joux 2016

Extreme 40
3rd Extreme Sailing Series 2014
5th Extreme Sailing Series 2013

M34
1st Tour de France à la Voile 2012 (amateur ranking)

Farr 30
2nd Tour de France à la Voile 2010 (amateur ranking)

Surprise
1st Swiss championship 2009 and 2010
2nd European Championship 2003, 2007 and 2010
2nd Championnat de Méditerranée 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009
2nd Primo Cup 2008 and 2010

Match Race
1st Swiss Championship 2005 and 2012

Kevin Grzesiuk

Kevin Grzesiuk

Car & motorboat driver
Date of birth : 02.07.1993
Nationality : french

After a driver training at the Maurice Chabé academy in Paris, Kevin arrives in Switzerland in January 2016 and joins the support department of Realteam. Concurrently to his driver’s occupation, he drives the motorboat during the trainings and sailings. Former amateur basketball player, Kevin likes all kinds of sports and enjoys a lot discovering the sailing universe with Realteam.

 

Bruno Barbarin

Bruno Barbarin

Tactician Flying Phantom
Date of birth: 07.12.1980
Nationality : French

After signing remarkable results in French and European championships as skipper and tactician, Bruno Barbarin got involved with Jérôme Clerc’s amateur team that lead to the creation of Realteam in 2013. Equally committed to his professional career as engineer, he has kept an amateur status and runs Realteam’s two- boat Flying Phantom campaign as main tactician since 2016.

Palmares

Décision 35
2nd Vulcain Trophy 2014
3rd Vulcain Trophy 2013
1st Vulcain Trophy 2012
1st Bol d’Or 2012
1st Genève-Rolle-Genève 2012

Flying Phantom
1st Swiss Flying Phantom Series 2017
1st Swiss Flying Phantom Series 2016
1st Bol d’Or Lac de Joux 2016

Extreme 40
3rd Extreme Sailing Series 2014
5th Extreme Sailing Series 2013

M2
1st Bol d’Or 2012

M34
1st Tour de France à la Voile 2012 (amateur ranking)

Farr 30
2nd Tour de France à la Voile 2010 (amateur ranking)
2nd Tour de France à la Voile 2007 (general ranking)
2nd Tour de France à la Voile 2010 (amateur ranking)
1st Tour de France à la Voile 2003, 2004, 2006 (student ranking)

Surprise
1st Swiss championship 2009
1st French championship 2009
2nd European Championship 2010
2nd Primo Cup 2010

Other
2nd 470 French Championship 2001
5th 420 World Championship 1998
Match Race Student Champion 2003

Arthur Cevey

Arthur Cevey

Bowman GC32
Date of birth : 01.01.1996
Nationality : Swiss

Palmares

D35
3rd D35 Trophy 2016

GC32 
2nd GC32 Racing Tour 2016

Match Race
2nd Youth European Match Race 2015
1st Kingdom Match Race of Bahrein 2015 and 2016

M34
5th Tour de France à la voile 2014
7th Tour de France à la voile 2013

8MJI
1st Classic week in Monaco 2013
1st Royal Regatta of Cannes 2013

Denis Girardet

Denis Girardet

Trimmer Flying Phantom
Date of birth : 15.07.1975
Nationality : Swiss

Palmares

Flying Phantom
3rd Swiss Flying Phantom Series 2017

Décision 35
1st GP Alinghi 2015
2nd GP Versoix 2015
2nd Vulcain Trophy 2014
3rd Vulcain Trophy 2013
1st Vulcain Trophy 2012
1st Bol d’Or 2012
1st Genève-Rolle-Genève 2012

Extreme 40
3rd Extreme Sailing Series 2014

M34
1st Tour de France à la Voile 2012 (amateur ranking)

Farr 30
2nd Tour de France à la Voile 2010 (amateur ranking)

Surprise
1st Swiss championship 2005
1st 5 jours du Léman 1999, 2001, 2002, 2009

Match Race
1st Swiss Championship 2011, 2012 and 2013

Christophe Carbonnières

Christophe Carbonnières

Bowman GC32
Date of Birth: 24.11.1982
Nationality: French

Palmares

GC32
1st GC32 Racing Tour 2017
3rd Marseille One Design 2017
1st GC32 Orezza Corsica Cup 2017
3rd 36 Copa del Rey Mapfre 2017
2nd GC32 Villasimius Cup 2017
1st GC32 Riva Cup 2017
3rd Traunsee Cup 2016
5th Riva del Garda Cup 2016
3rd Monaco Winter Series
1st Tour de Belle île

Class40
1st Gd Prix Douarnenez 2014
1st Record SNSM 2013

Formule 18
4th Championnat de France des raids 2005
21st World Championships 2005

Mistral
3rd Olympic Week North America 2004
3rd Olympic Week Lake Garda 2003

Raceboard
2nd French Championships 2002

Funboard
3rd French Championships 1999 and 1998 (youth)

History

Realstone wins the Copa Del Rey - TP52

In August 2009, Realstone makes its first foray into the sport of sailing and wins the 28th edition of the Copa del Rey.
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Realstone partners the Realstone Cup

Realstone SA organises the Realstone Cup, the second stage of the Decision 35 Challenge Julius Baer 2010.
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Realstone and the Race Training Centre – the beginning of a relationship

Realstone SA supports the young talents of the Geneva regatta Training Center (CER) and their first season in class D35.
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A victorious year for Realstone Sailing

The Realstone Sailing Decision 35 team dominates the season, winning the prestigious Bol d’Or Mirabaud, the Geneva-Rolle-Geneva and the Vulcain Trophy.
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Realteam Sailing is created

With a view to developing the amateur Realstone Sailing team and continuing the adventure, Realteam Sailing is created as a professional sailing team under the leadership of Esteban Garcia, founder and president of Realstone Holding SA.
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A great season for Realteam Sailing

The Swiss sailing squad wrapped up a magnificent 2014, both in Switzerland and abroad.
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A great D35 season

Realteam Sailing accomplished his fifth consecutive season in a row; with two “Gd Prix Podium” and one memorable victory in the “Gd Prix Alinghi” on the Lake Geneva.
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Realteam Sailing starts to fly

In 2016, Realteam Sailing signed the beginning of a new era initiating itself to the art of foiling, with three new flying boats: one GC32 and two Flying Phantoms.
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Realteam Sailing wins the GC23 Racing Tour

Suite à une année 2016 placée sous le signe de l’apprentissage, Realteam Sailing a gagné en expérience et en maturité.
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