Sperry Top-Sider signs sponsorship agreement

Author:
Updated:
Original:

The nautical lifestyle brand Sperry Top-Sider recently announced a major sponsorship agreement with 30 Olympic-caliber sailors to form Team Sperry, a group of world champions from Croatia, France, Great Britain and the United States.

Team Sperry represents world-class racers, including the current top three ISAF-ranked teams in women's match racing and three of the top four Finn sailors, two 2008 Olympic medalists and a host of gold, silver and bronze world champion medalists.

The Team Sperry athletes were introduced at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta, which ran June 6-11 at Weymouth and Portland in the U.K.

“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with these world-class athletes and are looking forward to helping the members of Team Sperry achieve their dreams of reaching the podium in Weymouth in 2012,” company president Craig Reingold said in a statement. “The expertise of the Team Sperry sailors and their collaboration with our product development organization will assist us and, over time, benefit all sailors looking for the most technically advanced footwear to elevate and enhance their performance.”

Click here for the full release.

Related

Windy Boats to Make U.S. Debut with Nautical Ventures

The Florida firm said the Scandinavian brand will complement its other European boat lines.

Beneteau America Names New President

Don Smith joined the French builder in 2018 as outboard sales manager.

Supply and Demand

Facing unprecedented demand, Brunswick plans to reopen its Palm Coast, Fla., plant and expand operations in Mexico and Portugal.

EPropulsion Announces 2021 Lineup

Its electric propulsion offerings now feature hydrogeneration capabilities, 48-volt architecture and more.

Yamaha Updates Midrange Outboards

The F250 and F300 now share features from Yamaha’s 425XTO engine, such as Digital Electric Steering and Thrust Enhancing Reverse Exhaust.

Quick Hits: January 25, 2021

Inmarsat marks significant installation milestone on its Fleet Xpress system and the NMEA announce virtual marine electronics installer training classes for next month.

Yanmar Names Power Solutions Division Manager

Carl J. Micu will oversee sales and the development of long-term growth plans.

Lippert Components Rebrands

The company’s core line of marine, RV and commercial products, including Lewmar and Taylor Made, will be branded as Lippert.