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Sail Racing appointed new Official Clothing Partner for Australia SailGP Team

Press release   •   Feb 06, 2020 22:00 CET

Tom Slingsby - Helmsman and CEO of Australia SailGP Team

​Sail Racing has been appointed Official Clothing Partner to the champions of SailGP season 1, Australia SailGP Team. Sail Racing will provide the team with technical and shore gear, as well as provide the dedicated fans with a new Official Team merchandise collection.

We are very excited to be working with Tom Slingsby and the incredible athletes in the Australia SailGP Team, supporting them in their campaign to defend their Championship Trophy in Season 2. The team will be outfitted in our most technical gear, the 50 KTS collection, which is designed and developed to sustain the unique speed and conditions of the F50 Catamaran says Joakim Berne, CEO at Sail Racing International AB.

The partnership between Sail Racing International and Australia SailGP Team is based on a 3 year contract, starting this year.

“I’m proud to have Sail Racing, a brand that is held in such high regard in our industry, joining our team. When sailing these flying F50 catamarans, which can reach speeds of over 50knots/100kph, our on water technical gear has a big impact on how we perform. I believe that the durable, reliable and innovative gear that Sail Racing offers is what sets them apart from other brands and will support our team as we compete in a wide range of climates and conditions at each even" says Tom Slingsby, Helmsman and CEO of Australia SailGP Team. 

The Australia SailGP Team merchandise collection is available now for order via sailracing.com, and will also be available at the events around the world. 

SailGP Season 2 begins on February 28-29 in Sydney when seven flying F50s – representing Australia, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Japan, Spain and the United States – will do battle for sailings largest monetary prize and the SailGP Championship trophy. Tickets are available at SailGP.com/Sydney.

Sail Racing and the SailGP organisation will also continue their partnership.

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For further information contact:

Joakim Berne, CEO at Sail Racing International AB:
Joakim.berne@sailracing.com / +46736639401

Olivia Hogan, PR & Communications Manager at Australia SailGP Team

Ohogan@sailgpaus.com / +61448953992

On July 7, 1977, the Sail Racing brand was officially registered and was re-launched 1999 with the founders’ original passion for sailing still firmly anchored in place.

Today, Sail Racing International AB is a highly specialized company based in Sweden. The company is focused on designing and constructing the most innovative and technical gear for high speed sailing. The Sail Racing development team consists of apparel designers, industrial designers and a 3D animator. This talented, tight-knit group is committed to discovering new materials, achieving the best fit, and creating the most appealing designs from input provided by the professional sailing athletes who form the Sail Racing Test Team.

Sail Racing also designs, markets and sells a sportswear collection. The look of this collection is always created with speed sailing in mind.

Sail Racing is the Official Clothing Partner to the defender of the 36th America's Cup, Emirates Team New Zealand. Sail Racing was the official partner to the 35th America’s Cup and ORACLE TEAM USA, the defenders of the trophy.

Sail Racing is also the Official Clothing partner to AUS SailGP Team, FRA SailGP Team and to SailGP the organization. 

All Sail Racing products are available globally online at www.sailracing.com.

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