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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 - 26 May 2004
With space limited to just eight slots due to space restrictions, five teams have already confirmed their intention to race in the first Act of the 32nd America's Cup in Marseille in September.
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 - 13 May 2004
Grupo Santander, Spain's leading financial institution, will join the 32nd America's Cup as an official partner.
Sailing - 29 Mar 2004
Challenge Business today announced La Rochelle as the final stopover port for the Global Challenge, bringing significant value to this prestigious round-the-world yacht race.
Sailing - 26 Mar 2004
The first three Acts in the four-year story of the 32nd America’s Cup will take place during September and October, 2004, with three regattas to be sailed at two different venues.
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 - 18 Mar 2004
Corprotex will be clothing five continents after their appointment as official apparel suppliers for Sir Chay Blyth's Global Challenge 2004/05.
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 - 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 - 03 Mar 2004
ISAF President, Paul Henderson on his recent visit to Athens, described the Agios Kosmas Olympic venue, where the Olympic Regatta will take place this August, as having the best sailing facilities he has ever seen.
Sailing - 03 Mar 2004
March 1 2004 was the deadline for receiving bids to host the 2007 ISAF World Sailing Championships. From an initial list of thirteen bidding venues, the venues have reduced to eight.
Sailing - 26 Feb 2004
Challenge Business today (26th February 2004) announced that onEdition has been appointed as the Official Photographer for the 2004/05 Global Challenge.
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 - 10 Feb 2004
Barclays today officially announced that it is to be a yacht sponsor for the upcoming Global Challenge round-the-world yacht race.
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 - 09 Jan 2004
London, England, January 9, 2004 – Record breaking British round-the-world yachtswoman, Emma Richards, today announced plans for her next major sailing challenge, the Volvo Ocean Race 2005-06. Richards, 29, is teaming up with America’s Cup star Mike Sanderson, and at the launch of their campaign in London, they announced an unexpected addition to their team in golfing legend, Colin Montgomerie.
Sailing - 08 Jan 2004
London, UK, 8 January 2004: Clipper Ventures plc, the AIM-quoted ocean racing company, takes great pleasure in announcing the start of its Clipper 05-06 Round the World Yacht Race. The date has been set at Sunday, 18 September 2005, with the starting gun to be fired at midday.
Sailing - 12 Dec 2003
New York, December 12, 2003 - Team Alinghi, winners of the America's Cup 2003, will host a new event, the UBS Trophy, Newport, Rhode Island from June 19 - 26, 2004. UBS, the global financial services leader, will be the title sponsor of the event, with co-sponsors, local sponsors and suppliers announced next spring.
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.
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 - 12 Nov 2003
On the eve of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Annual Conference in Barcelona, it was announced that Timberland Euro Prix has been awarded Major and Special Event Status by ISAF.
Sailing - 11 Nov 2003
Sailing - 29 Oct 2003
Clipper Ventures PLC has today selected the port of Fremantle as the first-ever Australian stopover for the prestigious Clipper 2005 Round the World Yacht Race. The AIM listed company chaired by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston also announced that the State of Western Australia will sponsor one of the ten yacht entries in the competitive event.
Sailing - 27 Oct 2003
Sports marketing company Fast Track is riding on the crest of a wave after brokering a £1.8 million deal for Liverpool to host the 2005/6 and 2007/8 round the world Clipper Race. It's the largest single sponsorship deal for a port in the history of round the world yacht racing.
Sailing - 27 Oct 2003
Liverpool (UK) Monday, 27 October 2003: Clipper Ventures plc has today selected the City of Liverpool as the host port for the start and finish of its 2005/6 and 2007/8 Round the World Yacht Races and granted the City title sponsorship rights for its own yacht entry in both events. In return for these rights, the City of Liverpool will pay cash fees of £1.8 million and provide top quality event hosting infrastructure and services.
Sailing - 24 Oct 2003
Following the success of Nokia Oops Cup in 2003, Nokia today announced their continued support, as Title Partner, for the Nokia Oops Cup 2004 and 2005.
Sailing - 22 Oct 2003
The ports of call for the Global Challenge were officially announced today (22nd October 2003) by organisers of the race, Challenge Business.
Sailing - 22 Oct 2003
Following the recent announcement of a joint venture between Tracy Edwards MBE and the State of Qatar, the future of Ocean Racing has never looked better.
Sailing - 21 Oct 2003
20th October 2003. The GEM Group has been appointed by BG Group, a leading player in the global energy market, to maximise benefit from BG Group’s yacht sponsorship in the fourth Global Challenge yacht race, which begins in September 2004. GEM won the business in a six-way pitch.
Sailing - 14 Oct 2003
Round-the-world yachtswoman Tracy Edwards and the Gulf State of Qatar today announced one of the largest sponsorship partnerships in sailing history, to be known as Maiden Ocean Racing Qatar.
Sailing - 17 Sep 2003
STAMFORD, CT, USA (September 16, 2003) – The Swedish Match Tour is pleased to announce the addition of the Nippon Cup 2003, November 17-23, in Hayama, Japan, to the Swedish Match Tour 2003/2004 schedule.
Sailing - 17 Sep 2003
Portsmouth has been chosen as the start and finish port for the prestigious Global Challenge 2004/5, round-the-world yacht race, bringing months of speculation to an end. The twelve 72' race yachts will be berthed at Gunwharf Quays Marina for the start and finish of the fourth Global Challenge.
Sailing - 09 Sep 2003
Today, Monday 8 September, ISAF and Volvo signed a two-year title sponsorship agreement for the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship, which will in future be known as the Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship.
Sailing - 09 Sep 2003
Southampton, UK, September 8, 2003 -- On the day that the world’s premier ocean race celebrates its 30th birthday, design rules reveal that a record-beater is in prospect for the next round the world Volvo Ocean Race. The new 70-foot yacht, the Volvo Open 70, will be a significantly more powerful boat for the 2005-2006 event.
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 - 20 Aug 2003
Offshore Challenges Events (OCEvents), the event management division of the Offshore Challenges Group, are pleased to announce today that an agreement has been reached between OCEvents and the Royal Western Yacht Club, Plymouth, regarding the future organisation of the famous Single-handed TransAtlantic Race originally known as the OSTAR.
Sailing - 31 Jul 2003
Challenge Business announced today (31st July 2003) that BP, one of the largest oil, gas and energy groups in the world, is to be a yacht sponsor for the next Global Challenge round-the-world yacht race.
Sailing - 31 Jul 2003
The Round Britain and Ireland Challenge, planned for later this year, has been rescheduled until Summer 2004.
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 - 28 May 2003
Clipper Ventures plc, the AIM listed ocean racing company chaired by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, today announced the award of a landmark contract for the build of a new ten-strong fleet for the Clipper 2005 Round the World Yacht Race.
Sailing - 14 May 2003
RORC is today delighted to confirm that a second Spanish team from the Real Club Nautico San Genjo of Galicia, and sponsored by Telefonica, has entered the Admiral's Cup 2003.
Sailing - 14 May 2003
A brand new world-class sailing event has been given the go-ahead following the announcement that leading outdoor gear manufacturer Timberland are to sponsor the inaugural series of Europe's premier yacht race in 2004: Timberland Euro-prix.
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 - 30 Apr 2003
Challenge Business today (30th April 2003) announced that it intends to run the Round Britain Challenge again, due to the enormous success of its inaugural race, the nail biting finish set to happen in the next few hours.
Sailing - 20 Mar 2003
Rolex Watch U.S.A., Inc. and the New York Yacht Club announced that Rolex will continue as the exclusive-presenting sponsor of NYYC events through 2007. The five-year sponsorship agreement extends the relationship that was established in 1994.
Sailing - 06 Feb 2003
EDS today (6th February 2003) announced that it has withdrawn support for the forthcoming Round Britain and Ireland Race for the Open 60s, due to a change its business priorities and focus for 2003.
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