Brad Webb

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Brad Webb is a New Zealand sailor who has competed in multiple America's Cups.

Growing up in Wellington, Webb was a member of the Muritai Yacht Club where he sailed P-class yachts.[1] Webb sailed with Tag Heuer Challenge in the 1995 Louis Vuitton Cup and with America True in the 2000 Louis Vuitton Cup.[2]

Webb joined Oracle Racing when it was founded in November 2000 and sailed in their 2003 and 2007 Louis Vuitton Cup campaigns.[3][4][5][6]

He was the bowman on USA 17 when it won the 2010 America's Cup.[7][8][9]

He joined GAC Pindar for the 2011 Extreme Sailing Series before re-joining Oracle Racing as a back up crew member for the 2013 America's Cup.[10]

Webb and his wife own a company, ACsailingSF, that sails USA 76 in San Francisco.[11][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "America's Cup winner reports on his return home". fishingboating-world.com. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Scuttlebutt: Sailing news with a North American focus". archive.sailingscuttlebutt.com. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Sailor Profile – Brad Webb". oracleracingblog.blogspot.co.nz. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Onward and (Right Side) Upward". www.sailingworld.com. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Oracle Team USA". Retrieved 3 August 2017 – via TVNZ.
  6. ^ Verdon, Michael (1 February 2003). "Prelude to the Pinnacle". Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  7. ^ "America's Cup- Brad Webb takes a breather after AC33". sail-world.com. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  8. ^ "USA Win 33rd America's Cup Match". sailing.org. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  9. ^ "Oracle promise multi-challenger America's Cup". Stuff. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  10. ^ "Brad Webb – Oracle Racing AC72 – Sports Health Counseling". www.susanzaro.com. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  11. ^ Lauth, Ian. "Bucket List: Sailing an America's Cup Yacht in San Francisco Bay". Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  12. ^ "About US – Our Crew – AcsailingSF". Retrieved 3 August 2017.