New partner: Alpha Ropes

At the threshold of Act 2 in Qingdao, China, SAP Extreme sailing Team is happy to announce that the team have joined forces with

Alpha Ropes®

Rasmus Køstner, co-skipper: “We are very pleased to join forces with Alpha Ropes and they make great products that we benefit from directly when racing. Both the properties and the feel in handling will be a great asset during racing and will be yet another stepping stone in our efforts to achieve or goals”.

They will be gear supplier in the effort of having the best possible hardware to achieve the teams overall goal: Winning the Extreme Sailing Series.

Alpha Ropes® lines join advanced technology materials, a state-of-the-art production facility and a young but very experienced team. Therefore, Alpha Ropes® is all over in several boats in top sailing regattas such as America´s Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, Vendee Globe, 52 Series, Maxi Class, Olympic Games, among many others major sailing events. Alpha Ropes® is a brand of Cotesi Yachting division

Ropes and lines are vital to the performances of both the crew members and the overall performance since they are the bearer of forces from the sails and the hull, translating to energy and hence, speed. Speed often exceeding 3 times the wind speed itself. It is a combination of both energy distribution as well as a matter of crew handling.

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