US Sailing, Rolex sign sponsorship deal

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US Sailing and Rolex Watch USA announced a four-year sponsorship through 2012.

A longtime official sponsor of US Sailing’s Team AlphaGraphics, Rolex has increased its collaboration by becoming a new Gold partner.

“Our partnership with Rolex has been a cornerstone of the support we provide for our athletes. By becoming a Gold level partner, Rolex will play an even bigger role in helping our athletes unlock potential as they train for the 2012 Games,” says Dean Brenner, chairman of the Olympic sailing program.

Rolex Watch USA also maintains title sponsorship of US Sailing’s biennial Rolex International Women’s Keelboat Championship, the annual US Sailing Rolex Miami OCR and Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards while continuing to sponsor US Sailing’s 11 U.S. adult championships and racing clinics associated with them.

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