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Helly Hansen is announced as the Official Clothing Partner

Author: Peta Stuart-Hunt   Date: 08:30 Monday 22 May 2017

As Official Clothing Partner for the next three years, the global technical sailing brand Helly Hansen is kitting out all the race volunteers and professionals who ensure the race runs smoothly. The brand is also providing the official Round the Island Race merchandise to competitors and spectators, with exclusive discounts on some of the latest Helly Hansen technical sailing gear, including its new Aegir Race and HP Foil collections.

Dave Atkinson, Head of Race Management for the Round the Island Race, comments on the sponsorship saying, “We are delighted to welcome Helly Hansen to the race family and are looking forward to working with them. Their brand ethos entirely matches our own and is an ideal fit for our event.”

Emma Russell, Marketing Manager for Helly Hansen in the UK, Ireland and Benelux, adds, “Helly Hansen is delighted to announce its three-year partnership with the Round the Island Race. As one of the most popular sailing events in the world, it provides Helly Hansen with the perfect platform to showcase our commitment to sailors from all around the globe. Our latest collection offers sailors technical and stylish kit, and is designed in conjunction with some of the world’s leading sailing professionals – enabling sailors to perform at their best on the water. We wish all the competitors the best of luck!”

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