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Sailing - 02 Jun 2010 - Television
The final four days of the Louis Vuitton Trophy La Maddalena will be televised around the globe, live, beginning on 3rd June. In territories without live television, fans can pick up the programme on a live internet stream.
Sailing - 11 Mar 2010 - Television
The World Sailing Teams Association is again offering right-free television coverage of the first 2010 event of the Louis Vuitton Trophy, distributed by Dominique Curchod Communications.
Sailing - 29 Jan 2009 - Television
The Louis Vuitton Pacific Sailing Series, 2009’s premier sailing event, which gets under way on Friday, January 30 in Auckland, New Zealand, is making waves among broadcasters worldwide, with over 100 ready to show news and highlights packages. <BR>
Sailing - 10 Mar 2008
FleetBroadband has been chosen to provide essential voice and data connectivity for the Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 as well as sending high-definition television (HDTV) and rich multimedia content from the Volvo Open 70s while they race across the world’s oceans.
Sailing - 13 Oct 2006
This weekend’s Skandia RYA Sail for Gold Regatta (13-15 October) at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy will feature an innovative tracking experiment which the organisers hope will help bridge the gap between live sailing and spectator entertainment.
Sailing - 04 Apr 2006
Valencia, 3 April 2006 - The 'China Sails into the America's Cup' promotional evening in Beijing was a roaring success on Saturday night.
Sailing - 16 Nov 2005
Farrer &amp; 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 - 12 Oct 2005
October 11, 2005, Portsmouth, UK - Leading independent sports producer Sunset + Vine has signed a deal with ITV to provide coverage of the Volvo Ocean Race.
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 - 25 Jan 2005
Clipper Ventures plc, the AIM-quoted marine company chaired by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, has appointed TWI, IMG's television arm and the largest independent producer, packager and distributor of sports programming in the world, as the host broadcaster for its Clipper 05-06 Round the World Yacht Race.
Sailing - 25 Jan 2005
Clipper Ventures plc, the AIM-quoted marine company chaired by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, has appointed TWI, IMG's television arm and the largest independent producer, packager and distributor of sports programming in the world, as the host broadcaster for its Clipper 05-06 Round the World Yacht Race.
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.&nbsp; The race will start from the Puerto Deportivo el Abra Getxo, located at the mouth of Bilbao's&nbsp;river, on 5th November 2006, and finish there the following spring.
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 - 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 - 01 Nov 2004
Clipper Ventures plc, the AIM quoted marine sports company, today announces the signing of a marketing alliance with Global Sportnet, (GSN), the WPP owned sports marketing agency.
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
1st October, 2004 – The 32nd America’s Cup will be shown in its entirety on Spanish television under a landmark agreement between the event organisers and TVE, the national broadcaster in Spain. This arrangement will begin with the programming for the Valencia Louis Vuitton Acts 2 and 3, which start on the 5th of October.
Sailing - 21 Sep 2004
Southampton, England, September 21, 2004 - Ex editor of BBC Grandstand and Sportsnight, Harold Anderson, has joined the Volvo Ocean Race to head up the television team responsible for producing and delivering the official Volvo Ocean Race weekly highlights and seven one hour documentaries.
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 - 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 - 04 Mar 2004
Challenge Business is pleased to announce the appointment of Meridian Broadcasting, as the Official News Broadcaster for the Global Challenge round the world yacht race, which starts on October 3rd 2004 from Portsmouth, UK.
Sailing - 17 Feb 2004
Internationally renowned sports producer Sunset+Vine has won a new contract to produce and distribute the upcoming Volvo Ocean Race.
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 - 12 Nov 2003
Today Telefonica, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies announced it would be a major sponsor for a Spanish entry into the 2005 Volvo Ocean Race. The news coincides with the announcement that Galicia, Spain will host the start of the 2005 event – the area stricken a year ago by the Prestige Oil disaster.
Sailing - 04 Sep 2003
Southampton, UK, September 3, 2003 – The Broadcasting Company has been re-appointed as the radio production partner for the Volvo Ocean Race 2005- 2006.
Sailing - 24 Jul 2003
RTVA will publicize the World Championship through its three Radio stations, three TV channels, one of them via satellite, and via the internet.
Sailing - 07 May 2003
Ireland's status as one of Europe’s premier windsurfing destinations will be confirmed this weekend when the UKWA Triple Crown Wave Sailing Championship is staged in Co. Kerry on May 9th – 12th.
Sailing - 04 Nov 2002
Clipper Ventures plc, race organisers of Around Alone 2002-03, issue today a rescheduled itinerary for the remaining stop-overs in Cape Town (S. AFR), Tauranga (NZL), Salvador de Bahia (BRA), and Newport, RI (USA).
Sailing - 28 Oct 2002
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, chairman of Clipper Ventures plc, today announces a partnership with CNBC Asia Pacific for the Clipper Round the World Yacht Races.
Sailing - 21 Oct 2002
Fast Track, the specialist sports marketing, consultancy and events agency has widened their account portfolio by taking on the management of a new and exciting sailing event named Europrix.
Sailing - 10 Oct 2002
A transatlantic yacht race will take place in December this year that will be the first, and possibly the only of its kind ever to be staged.
Sailing - 09 Oct 2002
Modern Times Group MTG AB, the international media group, today announced that Viasat has secured a television sponsorship deal with leading international brand ‘Coca-Cola light’ for Swedish coverage of The America’s Cup.
Sailing - 23 Sep 2002
Luca Birindelli, Chairman of the Challenger of Record Management (CORM), and Bruno Troublé, Director of Communications for the Louis Vuitton Cup, today jointly announced some important partnerships for the upcoming challenger selection series that starts on the 1st October 2003.
Sailing - 16 Aug 2002
Granada Sport is to be the official broadcaster for the inaugural Challenge Transat 2002 yacht race, due to set sail in just over a week's time (25th August 2002).
Sailing - 01 Aug 2002
Clipper Ventures Plc have appointed Sportshows Television as the official TV production and distribution company for the prestigious Clipper 2002 Round the World Yacht Race.
Sailing - 17 Jun 2002
One month ago Louis Vuitton launched a new division, Louis Vuitton Watches, and with it the first eight-piece watch collection, the Tambour line.
Sailing - 05 Jun 2002
Furthering its commitment to support world-class yachting events, Rolex Watch U.S.A. today announced its sponsorship of the 2002 St. Francis Perpetual Trophy Regatta - Big Boat Series.
Sailing - 05 Jun 2002
5 June 2002 -- Following the enormous success of the inaugural Volvo Ocean Race, it was announced today that the next Volvo Ocean Race will start in Europe in the autumn of 2005.
Sailing - 12 Apr 2002
The Organising Committee of Antigua Sailing Week has appointed Sportshows Television to cover this year’s event (28th April – 4th May).
Sailing - 21 Sep 2001
Today, sports and event marketing specialist Octagon UK and Clipper Ventures plc, the ocean racing and marine events company, announce a commercial agreement on Clipper Ventures’ around-the-world yacht race for elite, solo sailors known as 'Around Alone'.
Sailing - 24 Jul 2001
A partnership agreement has been reached between Virtual Spectator Inc, and Volvo Event Management UK, the organizers of the Volvo Ocean Race, to provide Internet coverage and television animations for the upcoming event, which starts from Southampton, UK, on September 23rd.
Sailing - 04 Jul 2001
National Geographic and Volvo Car Corporation have signed a one-year contract valued at AUD18.7million to provide global, multi-platform coverage of the Volvo Ocean Race, Round The World 2001-2002.
Sailing - 25 Apr 2001
Today, Great Adventures Ltd., a global yacht race producer, announced the sale of Around Alone - the 27,000-mile single-handed round-the-world sailing race - to UK-based Clipper Ventures Plc.
Sailing - 05 Mar 2001
The race dates for the America's Cup in 2003 were announced Friday 2nd March by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. The Commodore of the RNZYS, Peter Taylor, also confirmed that nine challenges had been received from yacht clubs by the first deadline for entries which was yesterday evening.
Sailing - 15 Jan 2001
TPL Sports Offers Rights to Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race
Sailing - 31 Oct 2000
Around Alone 2002-03 Yacht Race Seeks Sponsors
Sailing - 11 Oct 2000
Proteus Sports Launches Asian Yachting Circuit
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