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US Sailing sponsorship extension

Published on June 13th, 2016

Portsmouth, RI (June 13, 2016) – US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport, and The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, have agreed on a new multi-year sponsorship extension. The Moorings has been an official sponsor of US Sailing since 2012.

“US Sailing and The Moorings share a strong passion for sailing,” said Jack Gierhart, Executive Director of US Sailing. “We are both committed to offering more opportunities for sailors to get on the water. We believe this relationship reinforces our efforts to inspire sailors to stay active.”

The Moorings sponsorship offers value to members of US Sailing through special discounted pricing on their products and services. US Sailing members can redeem this special offer by visiting the My US Sailing member portal at ussailing.org.

As part of this partnership, The Moorings was a featured Platinum level sponsor of the 2016 Sailing Leadership Forum last February in San Diego, Calif.

“As a leader of the yacht charter industry, our mutual goal is to grow sailing participation; whether it is through learning to sail, exploring new cruising grounds, or racing in the Caribbean and beyond,” said Josie Tucci, General Manager of The Moorings. “We are delighted to continue supporting US Sailing and sailors nationwide.”

Report by US Sailing Media, Jake Fish

About US Sailing
The United States Sailing Association (US Sailing), the national governing body for sailing, provides leadership, integrity, and growth for the sport in the United States. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, US Sailing is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. US Sailing offers training and education programs for instructors and race officials, supports a wide range of sailing organizations and communities, issues offshore rating certificates, and provides administration and oversight of competitive sailing across the country, including National Championships and the US Sailing Team Sperry. For more information, please visit www.ussailing.org.

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