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WOLFF explained that this biennial event, last held in Auckland, New Zealand, expects to host teams from at least eight countries including the United States, Australia, Canada, Great Britain, India, Ireland, Japan and the Czech Republic. The team-racing format, known for its lightning-fast pace, which emphasizes tactics and boat handling, includes races that are typically seven to eight minutes in duration.
The partnership brings together one of the most dramatic success stories in the spirits industry with the fastest growing segment of sailing.
'We anticipate a bigger, better, more festive event with the support of GREY GOOSE,' said Steven WOLFF (USA), the Chairman of New York Yacht Club's Sailing Committee and Event Chairman for what will now be known as the 2005 GREY GOOSE ISAF Team Racing World Championship. 'The club is working hard to bring all the parts of this huge undertaking together, for competitors and spectators.'