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Team Profile: ALL4ONE

Published: 2:38PM Monday January 26, 2009 Source: ONE Sport

ALL4ONE is the new name for K-Challenge; first launched in 2001, it is a professional French sailing team with over 20 years of experience

ALL4ONE is acting as the host syndicate for the event and providing their boat FRA 93.

Known as Areva Challenge between 2005 and 2007, the team raced in the Louis Vuitton Cup in Valencia and then as K-Challenge at the Louis Vuitton pacific Series in Auckland in early 2009.

The team's skipper, Sébastien Col, 31, was runner-up Match Racing World Champion in 2008 and is currently ranked as the top match racer in the world.

"Sebastien Col has gathered a top quality team with him," said K-Challenge CEO Stephane Kandler.

"They are sailors who have a huge (amount of) experience of America's Cup Class boats and of match racing."

The team's home club, Le Cercle de la Voile de Paris, was founded in 1858 and has a long and distinguished history in international sailing.