JAGUAR ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH PRYDE GROUP
Jaguar is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with the Pryde Group, one of the world's biggest players in the marine and adventure sport markets. Jaguar’s focus will be on the new XF Sportbrake, which was launched in March at the Geneva Motorshow this year.
A key element of this new partnership includes headline sponsorship of the Jaguar NeilPryde racing Series - with successful events already completed utilising the new RS:One windsurfer this exciting new venture is currently touring the world as part of the Extreme Sailing Series. The Jaguar NeilPryde Racing Series tour arrives in Cardiff 1st and 2nd September 2012 before moving on to the equally famous and picturesque locations of Trapani, Lake Garda, Nice and Rio. The events promise to be real showcases for Jaguar, windsurfing and a life time experience for competitors and spectators alike - with participants in Cardiff competing alongside the Extreme Sailing's 40 foot high performance catamarans and in front of an expected crowd of over 30,000 people, not to mention many more spectators through global and online media coverage.
Mr. Neil Pryde, Pryde Group Managing Director commented: "The Jaguar brand represents a leading global brand focused on luxury, lifestyle and performance, their investment with the Jaguar NeilPryde Racing Series and our successful collaborations to date represent not only a boost to the tour itself but also windsurfing in general. I look forward to the upcoming events as well as a continued, prosperous and successful relationship with Jaguar."
World Champion athletes at the upcoming events will include multiple world champion and 2012 silver medalist Nick Dempsey, Olympian and bronze medalist Bryony Shaw and current ISAF Youth World ladies Champion 2012 Saskia Sills. These headline sailors will be joined on the water by former National and International Champions - Imogen Sills, Sam Sills, Jaguar Academy windsurfer Kieren Martin and many more international competitors that will comprise a spectacular and closely fought field of play.
As part of the Jaguar Neil Pryde Racing Series there will be additionally a series of exclusive Jaguar hosted events, which will be made accessible to all windsurfing champions, Jaguar ambassadors, customers, and enthusiasts alike. These exclusive Jaguar events will offer an unforgettable experience, allowing audiences to partake in the event atmosphere, access hospitality areas, meet the athletes and experience Life Balanced life time experiences.
Further information on the Jaguar NeilPryde Racing Series will be revealed in due course.