US Sailing Ink Two New Sponsorship Deals

By Community | October 15, 2012

US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport in America, has agreed on a multi-year sponsorship deal with Sunsail and The Moorings. 

Sunsail specializes on sailing and water sports vacations and The Moorings is a world premier yacht charter company.

Speaking to exclusively to iSportconnect, Gary Jobson, President of US Sailing, said: “US Sailing, along with our new sponsor, The Moorings and Sunsail, are dedicated to getting more people to enjoy time on the water under sail.

“US Sailing is pleased to partner with two industry leaders that have served the sport of sailing well for many years.”

Jack Gierhart, Executive Director of US Sailing, added: “Sunsail and The Moorings are the leaders in sailing charters, and provide fun, safe and highquality boats for sailors of all stripes to relax and enjoy time on the water with family and friends.

“We are delighted to partner with these companies that share the same passion for sailing as we do. Their commitment toinnovative and carefree sailing vacations will be a real benefit to our members, events and programs.”

Sunsail will be an official sponsor of the 2013 US Sailing Roadshow, a grassroots sail education program that contributes to community sailing organizations throughout the summer. Sunsail will also be a sponsor for US Sailing’s 2013 National Sailing Program Symposium (NSPS) in Clearwater, Fla. on January 23-26.

The Moorings will be a featured sponsor at the 2014 US Sailing Conference, which will combine the Yacht Club Summit, NSPS, and the One-Design Symposium. The date and location of this event is to be determined.

As part of their partnership, Sunsail and The Moorings will offer a discount off their products and services to members of US Sailing and additional offers to premium members. Full details on this new membership benefit will be announced in the near future.

“We are very pleased to be partnering with US Sailing and participate side by side with their mission to promote the sport of sailing,” said Cheryl Powell, Chief Operating Officer of The Moorings and Sunsail. “As passionate sailors ourselves, The Moorings and Sunsail are committed to promoting the level of awareness of sailing nationally.”