SLAM to be Team GBR Youth Challenge’s official clothing partner for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup
Today SLAM UK has announced their partnership with GBR Youth Challenge, the British entry for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup in 2013. The team will compete at the selection series in San Francisco between the 18th and 24th February, using the same AC45 catamarans as the America's Cup World Series. Team GBR will be competing against 11 other nations for the opportunity to race in the first Red Bull Youth America's Cup.
The partnership between SLAM and Team GBR Youth Challenge ensures that the team have access to SLAM’S latest Skiff Collection currently warn by the Australian and New Zealand Olympic teams. SLAM will be backing the team on and off the water to support them to be best placed to reach their goal of competing at the inaugural Red Bull Youth America’s Cup.
“We are thrilled to have this arrangement in place with SLAM. From our initial chats to arranging the deal, their encouragement and support for the GBR Youth Challenge campaign has been unquestionable and we are very grateful to have them working with us,” said Peter Austin, GBR Youth Challenge
Alessandra Aondio, Marketing Manager for SLAM said “We are delighted to be supporting Team GBR Youth Challenge as it is offers us a fantastic opportunity to launch our skiff collection in the UK market. We wish the team every bit of luck for the selection series in February.”
SLAM UK and Team GBR Youth Challenge will be providing regular updates on the team’s progress in the lead up to the trials. Follow the Team’s updates at www.slamuk.com and Slam UK Facebook page.
It took place at the Quirinale Palace the ceremony of delivery of awards of the "Order of Labor Merit" to the Knights appointed June 2, 2012.
During the ceremony, speeches were made by the President of the National Federation of the Knights of Labor, Benito Benedini, and Undersecretary of State for Economic Development, Claudio De Vincenti. Then intervened President Giorgio Napolitano, who handed over the insignia to the new Knights of Labor, and, simultaneously, the certificates to the new Alfieri Labour.
La linea di cerate Force Line è stata concepita per rispondere in maniera precisa alle esigenze di ogni velista (da quello principiante al regatante agonistico) e perciò sono stati realizzati diversi modelli: Force1, Force2, Force3 e Force4.
2012 Press review (jen-mar)
The Racing Tribune, italian web magazine
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Sail-World: all concentration onboard Groupama
2012 J/80 World Championship Powered by SLAM
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The Detachable jacket in italian magazine "Vela e Motore"
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