2013-03-11 | Marine
Oxeon are proud to announce that they have joined forces with ORACLE TEAM USA becoming a Preferred Supplier to the team in their quest to defend their Americas Cup title through the team’s use of TeXtreme® Spread Tow carbon reinforcements.
ORACLE TEAM USA in February 2010 won the 33rd America’s Cup, and as reigning champions the team is the defender of the 34th America’s Cup. Led by CEO Russell Coutts and skipper James Spithill, ORACLE TEAM USA is comprised of the best international sailing, design, build and support talent to defend the trophy on San Francisco Bay in 2013.
Oxeon, market leader in Spread Tow reinforcements sold under the brand name TeXtreme®, is a Swedish company focusing on bringing performance benefits and weight savings through the use of their TeXtreme® carbon fiber reinforcements.
“TeXtreme® has been contributing to victories within Formula 1 for many years and has also been involved in winning races in other racing competitions as well as big sport championships. Now that TeXtreme® enters the Americas Cup we hope to help in making ORACLE TEAM USA as competitive as possible and in forefront of material development to give them the best possible conditions to keep on winning”, says Andreas Martsman, VP - Marketing & Sales of Oxeon.
TeXtreme® is used in the marine industry by selected companies that are benefitting from the increased performance, weight reductions and superior surface smoothness of TeXtreme®.
About ORACLE TEAM USA
When ORACLE TEAM USA won the 33rd America’s Cup in February 2010, not only did team owner Larry Ellison succeed in his goal of bringing the America’s Cup “home” to the United States, but also his team became the Defender of the 34th America’s Cup. Led by CEO Russell Coutts and skipper Jimmy Spithill, ORACLE TEAM USA is comprised of the best international sailing, design, build and support talent to defend the trophy on San Francisco Bay in September 2013.