UK technical dinghy and sports boat apparel company Gul International, today announced its sponsorship of the 2007 Topper World Championships.
From 25th to 31st August, over 150 Toppers are expected to compete at Fraglia Vela Malcesine, Lake Garda, Italy for the title of Gul Topper World Champion.
"Gul is delighted to be supporting this highly competitive world event, said Mike Pickering, the company´s general manager. "We take a keen interest in supporting youth sailing and major dinghy race events at Gul. The Topper is accessible to so many sailors, making it fun and inclusive - an ideal boat to learn on and of course race at the highest level."
Support of the Topper World´s complements Gul´s role as official technical clothing sponsors of Skandia Team GBR. Over the last year Gul has worked intensively with Skandia Team GBR sailors and coaches in developing technical sailing and onshore clothing for the team in training for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. A whole new range of dinghy kit from wetsuits and hiking pants through to dry tops and jackets have been developed using state-of-the-art stretch fabrics.
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