Sunbrella partners with U.S. Sailing The US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider today announced a major partnership with Sunbrella® fabrics, the leading producer of performance and marine canvas around the globe. Effective immediately, Sunbrella will be named as a Gold-level sponsor of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider, the nation's Olympic and Paralympic sailing team, and also as the presenting sponsor of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, North America's premier Olympic and Paralympic classes regatta. A North Carolina-based brand with deep roots in the American sailing community, Sunbrella will now assume a prominent role in fostering the future of high-performance sailing the United States.
Gowrie Group signs deal with U.S. Sailing US Sailing Executive Director Jack Gierhart commented, “For years US Sailing has taken great pride in working with Gowrie Group and Chubb to offer sailors the best marine coverage and safety resources around. We are thrilled to know that US Sailing members will continue to have access to these specialized insurance programs and valuable resources. We are also grateful for their ongoing support of US Sailing and their commitment to fostering a safe environment for sailors on and off the water.”
Yale Cordage sponsors U.S. Sailing The US Sailing Team Sperry is managed by the United States Sailing Association (US Sailing), the national governing body for the sport of sailing and sailboat racing. The top boats in each Olympic and Paralympic class are selected annually to be members of the US Sailing Team Sperry. US Sailing helps these elite athletes with with financial, logistical, coaching, technical, fitness, marketing and communications support.
Chubb signs deal with U.S. Sailing The US Sailing Championships provide sailors with opportunities to race against high-level national competition that is based purely on skill, teamwork and sportsmanship. Our championship hosts continue to set the standard in regatta management, while providing participants with skill development opportunities, outstanding hospitality, and a rewarding experience on and off the water. US Sailing organizes 16 championships hosted by yacht clubs and sailing organizations around the country. US Sailing and its volunteers work hand in hand with the host clubs to organize some of the more prestigious events in the country. Since 1925, US Sailing’s Championships have helped shape the sport of sailboat racing. Participants at some US Sailing Championships are selected by their sailing resume. The course to competing at the majority of Championships is either open or based on a ladder structure that begins at Area Qualifiers before reaching the National Championship.