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Gurit sponsors the World Yacht Racing Forum and Yacht Racing Design and Technology Symposium 2013, Sweden

(PresseBox) (Wattwil, ) Gurit (SIX Swiss Exchange: GUR), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of Composite Materials, Systems and Engineering is sponsoring the World Yacht Racing Forum and Yacht Racing Design and Technology Symposium taking place in Gothenburg/Sweden from 10-11 December 2013.

The 6th World Yacht Racing Forum (WYRF) and Yacht Racing Design and Technology Symposium (YRDTS) have become must-attend events with the most influential speakers in the industry sharing their knowledge and delivering insights into the big issues. Attendees at the event will include representatives from the major yacht racing events including the America's Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, MOD Circuit, Extreme Sailing Series and many others.

YRDTS Panel Discussion

On Tuesday 10 December Gurit will be participating in a panel discussion at the YRDTS. Paolo Manganelli from Gurit's Engineered Structures team will be on the panel of experts discussing the topic of "What were the design innovations in the AC 34 boats". The discussion will cover the technological advances from the AC 34 boats and how they may trickle down to other classes of racing yachts in the near future.

As a trusted supplier to many of the world's race boat, superyacht and production boat builders and designers, Gurit combines the manufacture and supply of innovative, durable, industry-leading composite products with unrivalled in-house technical expertise, and a range of services to help customers make the most of the materials and technologies.

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Gurit Holding AG

The companies of Gurit Holding AG, Wattwil/Switzerland, (SIX Swiss Ex-change: GUR) are specialised in the development and manufacture of advanced composite materials, tooling systems, structural engineering solutions, and select finished parts. The comprehensive product range comprises epoxy and phenolic prepregs, SPRINT™, Gurit® structural cores (CoreCell™, PVC, G-PET™ and Balsaflex™), epoxy Ampreg and PRIME™ laminating systems, Spabond adhesives, and other related products. Gurit is uniquely positioned to serve global growth markets, and has production sites and offices in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Hungary, the UK, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, Ecuador, Brazil, India and China.