GAC Pindar named official logistics provider for Foiling Week

Logistics, Sailing, Sports, Yachting — By on July 3, 2014 at 1:20 PM

Southampton, UK – 3 July 2014: GAC Pindar has been appointed official logistics provider for the inaugural Foiling Week event, to take place on Lake Garda, Italy from 4 – 10 July.

Foiling Week is an exciting new event dedicated to foiling (‘flying’) boats, their designers, builders and athletes. Three events will run during the course of the week, The Moth National Open Championship, the TFW Core Event with forums, races and on water tests, and the final Full Foiling Catamaran Race.

GAC Pindar currently provides logistics support for a range of inshore and offshore sailing campaigns and events, and will oversee the global transportation for boats competing in the event, including the British foiler, C-FLY.

GAC Pindar Principal Andrew Pindar says: “We are keen to support sailing wherever we can, and as a result our involvement within the sailing world continues to expand. We are pleased to add Foiling Week to our ever increasing list of marine clients.”

Founder and CEO of Foiling Week Luca Rizzotti adds: “We are thrilled to have the support of leading logistics provider GAC Pindar, as it is a company we know and trust. We are confident our first Foiling Week will be a success and the event will continue to grow, and we look forward to working with GAC Pindar in the future.”

For more information about GAC Pindar go to:

www.gacpindar.com
www.facebook.com/teamgacpindar
www.twitter.com/gacpindar

For more information about Foiling Week go to: www.foilingweek.com

About GAC Group

GAC is a global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services. Emphasizing world-class performance, a long-term approach, innovation, ethics and a strong human touch, GAC delivers a flexible and value-adding portfolio to help customers achieve their strategic goals.

Established since 1956, GAC employs over 10, 000 people in more than 300 offices worldwide.

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About GAC Pindar

Launched in 2011, GAC Pindar is the go-to provider for marine and sport leisure logistics. GAC Pindar combines the global strength and resources of the GAC Group with the inside understanding of the yachting world, represented by the Team Pindar professional sailing team.

GAC Pindar is the official logistics provider for the Extreme Sailing Series, the Volvo Ocean Race and the ALPARI World Match Racing Tour.

GAC Pindar is also a familiar name on the international race circuit, frequently featuring in the winning line-up at premier sailing events.

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