SAP signs deal with U.S. Sailing PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (November 16, 2016) – Today, US Sailing, national governing body of the sport of sailing, and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP), a market leader in enterprise application software, announced a multi-year partnership that designates SAP as the “Official Technology Partner and Cloud Solutions Provider” of US Sailing. The initial phase of the partnership has focused on increasing access to offshore racing in the U.S. by simplifying the process for boat owners to get on the starting line. It is our goal to provide data and analytics to competitive sailors to help them better prepare and perform during races.
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 signs deal with 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.