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GAC Pindar and World Sailing Enter into Partnership

GAC Pindar and World Sailing Enter into Partnership
Danny Gill

World Sailing, the world governing body of sailing, and GAC Pindar have signed a memorandum of understanding for a long-term partnership. Under the agreement, GAC Pindar will be the exclusive marine logistics and shipping Official Partner of World Sailing until December 31, 2020.

GAC Pindar will work with World Sailing to help reduce the cost and environmental impact of logistics involved in shipping equipment to events, in line with the new World Sailing Sustainability strategy. GAC Pindar will also support World Sailing’s mission to reinstate Paralympic Sailing back into the Sports Program for 2024, with transportation solutions for Paralympic equipment for the 2017 Para World Championship and the 2017 Sailing World Cup Hyeres.

GAC Pindar and World Sailing Enter into Partnership
“Sailors and sailing sponsors ourselves, we created GAC Pindar some six years ago to improving the way logistics are delivered for the global sailing community and sailing event organizers,” says Pindar. “We have become the provider of choice for many, from individual sailors through to sailing’s leading events. Our commitment to bringing the sailing sector better service, greater efficiencies and further savings will be further demonstrated over the next four years through this groundbreaking partnership.”

World Sailing Chief Executive Officer Andy Hunt adds: “GAC Pindar’s experience and world class expertise in the marine sector will prove invaluable for World Sailing and its members. In partnership with GAC we will work towards a sustainable, long term future for the sport that benefits our MNAs, class associations, members and our partners.”

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Danny Gill

Danny is currently a Contributing Writer for Airfreight Logistics and Logistics Manager (LM) and is quite the foodie. He’s always on the hunt for new and exciting dishes to sample, and is never one to back down from a spicy challenge. His travels have taken him around the world, and he’s been able to experience many different cultures (and food).

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