Marlow Ropes sponsoring Racing Performance at Yachts & Yachting Awards 2017

When it comes to sailing, the highly respected Yachts & Yachting Awards celebrate the very best of the best.

No wonder then, that Marlow Ropes is the 2017 sponsor of the Racing Performance of the Year category.

The winner will be chosen at a champagne reception held at the London Stage of the prestigious London Boat Show on Thursday, 12 January at 5.30pm.

The past year has seen an action-packed season with records falling left, right and centre and a plethora of achievements from sailors to manufacturers.  2016 also saw the Olympics in Rio – which saw the British Sailing Team come back with a haul of medals.

The performances nominated in the category were:

  1. Giles Scott, 2016 Rio Olympics
  2. Commanche’s transatlantic record
  3. Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark, 2016 Rio Olympics
  4. Phaedo 3 RTIT Record
  5. Team Aparito, Three Peaks Yacht Race

We are proud to have Marlow ropes rigged on 4 of the 5 nominees.

Marlow Ropes, the globally-renowned manufacturer of high quality leisure marine ropes, a trusted reputation in the sailing world thanks to innovative manufacturing techniques, trusted customer service and the outstanding reputation of the performance and reliability of our products.

The company which was also unveiled as the latest sponsor of the prestigious Clipper Race at the London Boat Show is available on stands EO55 Technical Marine Supplies and AO48 YouBoat at the London Boat Show.

Marlow are also official technical supplier to Land Rover BAR AC team since 2014 and that partnership continues into the 35th America’s Cup. As well as official partners to the British and French Sailing Teams

Commenting on the sponsorship, Paul Honess, Marlow ‘s Sales Director, said: “Marlow Ropes is at the cutting edge of sailing performance, thanks to our long history of innovation, production excellence and most importantly our passion for sailing.”

“We are once again supporting the awards, but we are extremely delighted to sponsor this particular category. When it comes to performance the sailing world knows that our ropes will give you the competitive edge.”

Launched in 1947, Yachts & Yachting magazine is recognised the world over as essential reading for anyone with a passion for competitive sailing.