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Nicolai Sehested

Nicolai Sehested

  • Name: Nicolai Sehested (DEN) Ewii Racing
  • Nationality: Danish
  • Residence: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Date of Birth: 1989-11-06

Nicolai Sehested is known as the hard hitting; never back down from a good fight skipper with the biggest smile. With a new team name but still same long term sponsor (Trefor changed their name) Ewii Racing and Nicolai Sehested from Denmark is back with a tour card for the 2017 season on the World Match Racing Tour. When Sehested throws his hat in the ring the rest of the teams can be sure that they will have too prepare for an opponent that will stop at nothing in order to reach his goals.

The change from the very open and inviting character on land is remarkable when his will to win hits in. Last season the team had a habit of winning the seeding rounds but fall short in the play offs due to small mistakes. For the coming season the teams success will be about harnessing the will to win at every cost and minimize mistakes. The team which consists of bountiful of experience from the Volvo Ocean Race, Extreme Sailing Series and Americas cup is preparing for their first start of the season in WMRT Match Cup Australia.“ I love building a string team and we have a core in this team that genuinely love what we do and we’re really good friends.

We know we have the speed and the boat handling so this years its going to be important to get the most out of our potential.” Nicolai Sehested comments and continues. “We love the tour and only have one goal. To win it all!”

One thing is sure Nicolai Sehested has a plan and the other teams will do best to keep a watchful eye on the colourful Dane this season.

World Match Racing Tour Results

  • 2016 — 5th Overall
  • 2015 — 10th Overall
  • 2014 — 13th Overall
  • 2013 — 19th Overall
  • 2012 — 26th Overall

Team Members

Nicolai Sehested (Skipper)
Royal Danish Yachtclub

Rasmus Kostner
Royal Danish Yacht Club

Peter Wibroe
Royal Danish Yachtclub