ONDECK BECOMES BRONZE SPONSOR OF SAILING WEEK
20 Mar, 2008
Solent and Caribbean based charter events and training company, Ondeck, has announced bronze sponsorship of the prestigious Antigua Sailing Week. Ondeck is also proud to be The Official Preferred Yacht Charter Company for the regatta and will boast a fleet of 9 yachts.
Ondeck’s Antigua Sailing Week fleet will comprise Farr 65s, Farr 40s and Beneteau 40.7s. In addition, the Volvo 60, Pindar which is chartered under Ondeck’s management will be available.
As one of the premier sailing regattas in the world, Antigua Sailing Week welcomes participants from all corners of the globe each year competing for the chance to win this prestigious race. Five challenging days of racing in some of the best sailing conditions in the world, combined with the famous Antiguan hospitality have put the regatta high on the sailing calendar
Ondeck Chairman, Peter Anthony, commented: “We are delighted to be the official preferred yacht charter company and bronze sponsor. The Yachts are available on a group or individual basis and with a base in Antigua; Ondeck can offer comprehensive maintenance and shore support.”
Ondeck’s Antigua operations are based from Falmouth Harbour. The company also has a base in St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands.
The announcement follows a record year for Ondeck in 2007, during which it experienced 85% growth; announced a strategic alliance with Team Pindar, acquired London based sea school Capital Sailing and recruited some high calibre industry names. The company also expanded its bases in Gosport, Portugal, the US Virgin Islands and Antigua.
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