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ABBYY announce entry to the Rolex Middle Sea Race

by Rachel Fallon-Langdon 20 Oct 07:16 BST 23 October 2021

United States tech organisation ABBYY announce the entry of XP44 ABBYY Antelope to the Rolex Middle Sea Race.

The international team includes sailors from the United States, U.K. and Netherlands and will be Skippered by British-Irish female Susan Glenny.

Robert Youngjohns, Chairman of ABBYY, "We are excited to use the platform of sailing to promote ABBYY, the sport aligns well with our brand. Sailing is a technical sport, utilising digital platforms and analysis to optimise performance and its participants and audiences fit well with our target groups. ABBYY is a leader in digital intelligence for Business process discovery and Intelligent Document processing. We are proud to be associated with this team taking part in the Rolex Middle Sea Race. Malta is a valued part of our EU business."

The team includes faces from the Club Swan 50 and Maxi class and is competing in IRC 4 against strong competition. The back drop of Malta will provide an epic canvas for the team and for the race.

This will be the 42nd edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race which this year has over 120 registered entries. Racing starts on Saturday 23rd October. You can track ABBYY and the race at rolexmiddlesearace.com/tracker

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