- OWNER: Niklas & Katherine Zennstrom
- YACHT NAME: Rán
- Sail number:
- BOW: #08
- Carkeek Design Partners
- Built by Carrington Yachts
Niklas Zennstrom’s Rán Racing is joining the FAST40+ Class for the 2018 Season. Rán Racing is one of the most successful yacht racing teams in the modern era, having won the Rolex Fastnet Race and RORC Caribbean 600, as well as the TP52 and Maxi72 World Championships.
Crew will come from the RYA British Keelboat Academy and by word of mouth. Justin Slattery will be running the pit and oversee the bow. Tim Powell will be on the mainsheet running the trimming loop. Adrian Stead will be calling tactics and looking after strategy. Steve Hayles will be running the back of the boat and coaching Tom Needham, who will be the navigator.