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Sailing - 16 Oct 2008 - Federations & NOCs
Thursday 16 October 2008 - The International Sailing Summit (ISS) has become the most recent partner of the ISAF Connect to Sailing initiative. <BR>
Sailing - 05 Sep 2008 - Sponsorship
Singapore, September 4, 2008 – ONE15 Singapore Ocean Race Pte Ltd, ONE°15 Marina Club, Sentosa Leisure Group and UBS officially announced today the signing of the title sponsorship of the very first and only Southeast Asian stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race 2008-2009 in Singapore.
Sailing - 20 Oct 2006
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) announced today that it will sponsor the legendary Oxford University Boat Club (OUBC) for the Head of The Charles Regatta, the world’s largest two-day rowing event.
Sailing - 17 Oct 2006
Skandia Team GBR is delighted to announce that Group 4 Securicor has joined its team as one of four silver sponsors, backing the British sailing team in their quest for gold in Beijing 2008 and on home waters in London 2012.
Sailing - 12 Oct 2006
Leading long-term savings group, Skandia UK, will be title sponsor of the UK’s first Olympic Class regatta to be held at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA), the sailing location for the London 2012 Games.
Sailing - 09 May 2006
Dateline: Doha, Qatar. 8th May 2006: Round the world yachtsman Tony Bullimore is to carry the flag for the 2006 Asian Games in a series of world sailing record attempts.
Sailing - 28 Apr 2006
Last night, Ellen MacArthur and her team won a top award at the ‘Oscars’ of the sports sponsorship industry clinching the top spot in the Eurostar European Sport Sponsorship category.
Sailing - 01 Mar 2006
Cowes Isle of Wight, UK: Cowes Combined Clubs (CCC), the organisers of the world-famous sailing regatta Skandia Cowes Week, are continually looking ahead to ensure that the racing is the best it can possibly be at the Event and as a result in 2011 and 2012 Cowes Week will be held one week later than usual.
Sailing - 16 Nov 2005
Farrer & Co have advised the Volvo Ocean Race since 2002 on the legal and commercial complexities of preparing and staging the world's premier round-the-world ocean race which started on 12 November 2005 and is set to race around the world until July 2006.
Sailing - 07 Oct 2005
Plymouth, UK 6th October 2005. Conrad Humphreys Racing today announced that it will enter a British team in the Volvo Extreme 40 (VX40) grand prix circuit during 2005-06.
Sailing - 27 Sep 2005
Debra Searle MBE (formerly Debra Veal), the British adventurer who won acclaim for rowing solo across the Atlantic, is to make a heroic attempt to become the first woman in history to sail single handedly, non-stop, around the world - the wrong way, it was announced today.
Sailing - 16 Sep 2005
ABN AMRO, the international banking group, has appointed Pitch PR to oversee a global PR campaign around its team sponsorship in the 2005 - 2006 Volvo Ocean Race, the round-the-world yacht race which starts in November.
Sailing - 02 Aug 2005
RYA Team GBR, the British Olympic and Paralympic Sailing Team, announced today that Alfred McAlpine plc has agreed to be an Official Silver Level Sponsor to the team from 2005 up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Sailing - 18 Jul 2005
Clipper Ventures Plc, the AIM-quoted marine events company, and Sports Marketing Surveys have signed a unique partnership agreement to provide global TV and press evaluations to the competing cities and their sponsors, for the Clipper 05-06 Round the World Yacht Race.
Sailing - 09 Jun 2005
Denmark, June 8, 2005 --Thrane & Thrane A/S has been appointed official sponsor of satellite communication equipment to the Volvo Ocean Race 2005-06.
Sailing - 17 May 2005
Zug, Switzerland, 17 May 2005 Infront Sports & Media and its subsidiary Infront Beijing Consulting has announced that it will be handling the key marketing rights for the first-ever Chinese challenge for the America's Cup, to be known as "China Team".
Sailing - 07 Jan 2005
The Spanish City of Bilbao, in the province of Bizkaia, has won the bid to host the start and finish of the 5-Oceans Race 2006/07. The race will start from the Puerto Deportivo el Abra Getxo, located at the mouth of Bilbao's river, on 5th November 2006, and finish there the following spring.
Sailing - 13 Dec 2004
Singapore, December 04. Fulford PR has been hired by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) as the PR Consultancy to represent Singapore’s interests in the Clipper 05-06 Round The World Yacht Race.
Sailing - 02 Dec 2004
Paris, 1st December, 2004 – Alcatel, the global communications solutions provider, will partner with the 32nd America’s Cup, ensuring the world’s leading sailing competition is at the forefront of communications innovation.
Sailing - 12 Nov 2004
Southampton, England, November 12, 2004 - One year from today the starting gun will fire to commence leg one of the Volvo Ocean Race 2005 - 2006. To coincide with this, the Board of ING Real Estate is proud to announce their support of the all Australian Premier Challenge entry to the race.
Sailing - 26 Oct 2004
Southampton (UK) Tuesday, 26 October 2004: Clipper Ventures plc, the AIM-listed marine sports company, has today announced that they have rewarded Fast Track Sailing with a new eight year partnership to act as their exclusive global commercial and media partner for the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
Sailing - 04 Oct 2004
Valencia, Spain, 2nd October, 2004 – Western Europe at the beginning of the 21st century is a significant change of scene for the America’s Cup.
Sailing - 28 Sep 2004
28th September, 2004 – AC Management, the event organiser for the 32nd America’s Cup is pleased to announce a collaboration with Ford under which the car manufacturer will become a Supporter and Official Car of the 32nd America’s Cup.
Sailing - 27 Sep 2004
HSBC has today announced a multi-million dollar headline sponsorship of the Oryx Quest 2005 - a new ground breaking round-the-world sailing event.
Sailing - 27 Sep 2004
Global Challenge Race Week kicked off on a high note, with the official announcement of the last three yacht sponsors for the Global Challenge 2004/05 - Samsung, Pindar and the Isle of Sark.
Sailing - 20 Sep 2004
Southampton, England, September 20, 2004 -- Leading navigational equipment specialist Silva, has been appointed Official Supplier of compasses and navigational accessories to the Volvo Ocean Race 2005-06.
Sailing - 13 Sep 2004
Adecco SA, the worldwide leader in HR Solutions, is pleased to announce that it has become a 'Supporter' and Official HR Solutions Supplier of the 32nd America’s Cup. Building on its earlier role as HR Solutions Provider to the 31st America’s Cup in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2000, Adecco SA will now assist the 32nd America’s Cup with all aspects of Human Resources, through to the final Match in 2007.
Sailing - 12 Aug 2004
Cowes, Isle of Wight 11 August 2004: Skandia, the international long-term savings company, today announced it will continue to sponsor Skandia Cowes Week through to 2008.
Sailing - 03 Aug 2004
The Royal Ocean Racing Club is pleased to announce plans for the 2005 Admiral’s Cup, to be held at Cowes, Isle of Wight, from Saturday 9th to Sunday 17th July 2005.
Sailing - 21 Jul 2004
Skandia, the international long-term savings company, has become an official partner of the La Solitaire Afflelou Le Figaro, the 1979 mile race that was established in France in 1970 and that will this year stop over in the British port of Portsmouth.
Sailing - 21 Jun 2004
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 14 June 2004 - Emirates today announced that the airline will support Team New Zealand in its challenge for the next edition of the America’s Cup, the world’s premier yacht racing event.
Sailing - 15 Jun 2004
With the first races of the 32nd America's Cup looming just over the horizon in September, a bold, new brand identity for the America's Cup has been unveiled today on the official website of the America's Cup, www.americascup.com.
Sailing - 15 Jun 2004
Dubai-based international airline Emirates today signed a lead sponsorship and naming rights agreement with America's Cup challenger Team New Zealand.
Sailing - 07 Jun 2004
Nestlé Nespresso SA, the leading premium-portioned coffee company, and AC Management, official organizers of the next America’s Cup, today announced the signing of an event 'Supporter' agreement appointing Nespresso as the official coffee of the 32nd America’s Cup.
Sailing - 03 Jun 2004
London 3 June 2004: Sponsorship Consulting Ltd has been appointed by BP to develop and implement a Corporate Social Responsibility programme as part of BP’s sponsorship of BP Explorer – one of twelve yachts taking part in the 2004/5 Global Challenge round the world race.
Sailing - 01 Jun 2004
Leading sailing clothing manufacturer, Henri-Lloyd, has been appointed as Official Technical Clothing Supplier to the Clipper 05-06 Round the World Yacht Race.
Sailing - 28 May 2004
Sailing's most prestigious contest - the 32nd America's Cup - is making significant changes to the format of the event in order to make it an exciting TV-friendly product under the new management of ACM (AC Management). TWI has been contracted as ACM's media consultants and distributors.
Sailing - 28 May 2004
In a major step for windsurfing, global drinks brand Nestea have confirmed their status as Title Sponsor of the PWA Racing World Tour.
Sailing - 20 May 2004
Nautica International, Inc. has announced that it has signed as the 'official apparel supplier' of US SAILING, national governing body of the sport, to dress the 2004 US Sailing Teams.
Sailing - 23 Mar 2004
International long term savings group, Skandia, has increased its PR resource to support its expanding portfolio of sailing sponsorships across global markets.
Sailing - 16 Mar 2004
Challenge Business today announced that Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) headquartered in San Diego, Calif., has signed on as the latest corporate sponsor in the upcoming Global Challenge round-the-world yacht race. The SAIC-sponsored yacht will begin competing in the Global Challenge in October 2004.
Sailing - 16 Mar 2004
London 16 March 2004: Sponsorship Consulting Ltd has been appointed by leading international long-term savings company Skandia to handle public relations activity for Skandia’s Set Sail sponsorship portfolio.
Sailing - 11 Mar 2004
Today, ABN Amro announced sponsorship of a two boat campaign to compete in the next Volvo Ocean Race (November 2005). ABN Amro will invest approximately EUR 20 million on this three year project.
Sailing - 30 Jan 2004
Maiden Ocean Racing Qatar (MORQ) announced today that one of France’s top sailors, Olivier de Kersauson has pledged his full support and participation in Qatar’s two new global race events - The Oryx Cup in 2005 and Quest 2006.
Sailing - 03 Dec 2003
McDonald Yachting, headed by Neal and Lisa McDonald, already among the favourites to win the next Volvo Ocean Race, have appointed WPP’s Premiere to find the team’s lead sponsor.
Sailing - 25 Nov 2003
Team Alinghi, winner of the America's Cup 2003, is proud to announce its new partners for their America's Cup 2007 campaign: UBS and Infonet (main partners), Audemars Piguet, SGS and Nespresso (co-sponsors). Thus, three of Alinghi's partners from the 2003 Cup remain with the team, while Nespresso and SGS represent two new co-sponsors joining for the next campaign. S.Pellegrino joins the Team as an official supplier.