Event Partners

Opportunities for Sponsors

Sailing is one of the fastest growing sectors in the sports sponsorship marketplace. It's easy to understand why as the sport offers so many opportunities and markets with truly global audience. As the sports governing body, World Sailing has events both on and off the water as well as a host of projects and initiatives.

So whether you want to partner a Sailing World Championship, present a World Sailing Conference or sponsor a Youth Training programme, you should be able to find a World Sailing property that complements your marketing strategy.

Further detailed information will be available soon, in the meantime, have a look around the World Sailing website to learn more about us and our organisation. For more information about sponsoring World Sailing or World Sailing Events please click here to email the Marketing Team.

World Sailing is proud to be sponsored by the following companies and thanks them for their commitment to the sport of sailing. Click on the links below for further details.

Title Sponsor

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Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards

Rolex is the Title Sponsor of the 'World Sailor of the Year Awards' and Sponsor of the Racing Rules of Sailing.

Rolex has been involved in the world of sailing for many years and has consistently recognized and encouraged excellence across every arena of competitive sailing.

Rolex has been the title sponsor of the Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards since 2001. The men and women involved in sailing believe in endurance, performance and enterprise. The watches awarded to the Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award winners are a symbol of the qualities it takes to be the best.

The leading name in luxury wristwatches, Rolex has been the pre-eminent symbol of performance and prestige for over a century. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with 28 affiliates worldwide and relying on 4,000 watchmakers in over 100 countries, Rolex continues to expand its long history of achievement and innovation.Rolex SA -
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Partners & Suppliers

Media Partner - Sunset+Vine

Sunset+Vine is the World Sailing Media Partner, supporting World Sailing with the delivery of quality coverage of the sport of sailing.

Sunset+Vine is the world's largest sailing production company. From the operation of large host broadcast contracts to event and team producton for sailing's majors, S+V is at the leading edge of the sport.

To find out more about Sunset+Vine click here

Connect to Sailing

Connect to Sailing is a global initiative led by World Sailing to increase participation in sailing.

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Click here for find out more about the Connect to Sailing Official Partners and how to become one.

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