US Sailing and Sperry Top-Spider Continue Sponsorship Agreement

August 24, 2012

Global nautical performance and lifestyle brand, Sperry Top-Sider, have renewed their sponsorship agreement with US Sailing.

Sperry Top-Spider will continue as the official footwear provider for the national governing body in the United States and will become the title sponsor of the US Sailing team in April.

The apparel company will supply products to sailors across the team and will become involved in events such as the US Sailing National Championship and the US Sailing Road Show.

Jack Giehart, Executive Director at US Sailing said: “Sperry is a pioneer in developing outstanding footwear for sailors, and have a long history of exceptional commitment to our sport.

“We are very excited to extend our partnership with Sperry, and look forward to the energy and insight they bring to our members, events and programmes.”

Craig Reingold, the Sperry Top-Sider President, added: “By continuing our support of US Sailing – from its grassroots efforts to its elite athletes – we are ensuring proper investment in growing the sport of sailing.

“As inventor of the world’s first boat shoe in 1935, Sperry Top-Sider is a brand with a rich heritage in sailing, and it is essential for us to invest in the future of the sport.”