US Sailing & Yale Cordage Agree Sponsorship Deal
March 6, 2013
Yale Cordage has been named as the official High Performance Line and Rope Supplier of the US Sailing Team Sperry-Top Sider until 2016.
Under the terms of the deal, team members will be supplied with high-performance line and rope in order to compete at the highest level.
The US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider features the USA’s best athletes in the top ten Olympic and three Paralympic classes, who train together with the aim of Olympic and Paralympic success in 2016.
Josh Adams, Managing Director, U.S. Olympic Sailing, said: “One of our core goals is to improve the performance development of sailors and their boats. Critical to this goal is high-quality partnerships, and Yale Cordage is among the best American marine industry manufacturers. We are pleased to have them on board.”
Skip Yale, Account Manager, Yale Cordage, added: “Our entire product line is made in the U.S.A. and our employees take a lot of pride in knowing that they’re helping future Olympic and Paralympic sailors.
“Based upon our great experience from previous work with the team dating back to 2001, the line has continued to evolve to be lightweight and easy to grip. Many of the firsts in our company’s history have come from working with sailors, and we look forward to applying our passion for sailing to our work with the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider.”