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GC32 World Champions - Team Tilt

Team Tilt crowned first GC32 World Champions on Lake Garda Sunday.

The Schneiter family’s Team Tilt, managed by father Alex and steered by Olympic 49er sailor son Sébastien, was crowned first ever GC32 World Champion.

For tactician/mainsheet trimmer Glenn Ashby, this is his 17th World Championship title, and his first in a crew larger than two. Ashby was previously part of the Team Tilt crew in 2016.

Team Tilt’s performance was all the more remarkable following a disastrous opening day that left them lying 11th overall.

Winning Sunday morning’s race had put SAP Extreme Sailing Team into the lead, but poor results in the last two races caused the Danish team to finish second by eight points.

Oman Air completed the podium a further 11 points back.

INEOS Rebels UK had a better day, twice taking podium finishes, and they gained a place on the leaderboard, finishing fifth behind Ernesto Bertarelli’s Alinghi.

Ernesto Bertarelli’s Alinghi was also the run-away leader in the Owner Driver Championship, finishing on 88 points to the 129 of Jason Carroll’s second placed Argo.

GC32 World Championship - Final Positions

1st Team Tilt 60 pts
2nd SAP Extreme Sailing Team 68 pts
3rd Oman Air 79 pts
4th Alinghi 88 pts
5th INEOS Rebels UK 88 pts
6th NORAUTO 94 pts
7th Red Bull Sailing Team 111 pts
8th Realteam 129 pts
9th Argo 129 pts
10th Frank Racing 135 pts
11th Zoulou 135 pts
12th Team México 172 pts
13th .film Racing 179 pts

GC32 World Championship - Owner/Driver Final Positions

1st Alinghi - Ernesto Bertarelli SUI - 88 pts
2nd Argo - Jason Carroll USA - 129 pts
3rd Frank Racing - Simon Hull NZL - 135 pts
4th Zoulou - Erik Maris FRA - 135 pts
5th .film Racing Simon Delzoppo AUS - 179 pts

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