Friday, 12 March 2010

Gill announced as the official clothing sponsor of Cowes Week

Gill Marine racing on the Solent. Supplied image.

by Michelle Warner

Cowes Week Limited is delighted to announce a new partnership with Gill, the technical sailing clothing specialists, who have become the official technical clothing sponsor of one of the world’s best-known sailing regattas for the next 3 years.

As part of its investment, Gill will be developing a merchandise range with Cowes Week organisers, running a series of competitions to win exclusive prizes, introducing a voucher scheme for daily winners at Cowes Week, as well as providing the regatta team with clothing.

Commenting on the announcement, Michelle Warner, Sales & Marketing Director for Cowes Week Limited says: “We are really excited about working in partnership with Gill and increasing the value we are able to offer participants racing at Cowes Week. Gill is hugely respected by the sailing fraternity and the partnership represents some fantastic opportunities for us both.”

Founder and Chairman of Gill, Nick Gill adds: “Cowes Week is an internationally iconic event and one that Gill is extremely proud to be associated with. We are looking forward to working with the Cowes Week team to develop a great range of event clothing and a great presence for our brand at the world’s premier sailing regatta.”

Cowes Week 2010: 31 July - 7 August

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