Friday, July 12, 2013

Logistics for British Sailing Team Remains with Former Official Shipping Supplier

Peters & May Retained Until 2017
Shipping News Feature

UK – Southampton-based boat transportation specialists Peters & May, has been re-appointed as Official Shipping Supplier of The British Sailing Team, extending the partnership until at least 2017. Peters & May takes great pride in being an official supplier to the most successful Olympic sailing nation in the world and, having supported the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and the British Sailing Team logistics effort for over 15 years, the company's specialist Racing Department is prepared for the challenges of another four-year competitive cycle, in the run up to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016. RYA Olympic Manager Stephen Park, said:

"Peters & May has been the shipping partner of the British Sailing Team dating back over 15 years, and during this time has expertly handled logistics of the team to events all over the world. The service that we have received allows the sailors to trust on the timely, safe and stress-free arrival of their equipment to wherever in the world they are competing. We look forward to enjoying another four years with Peters & May as we look ahead to key events in Santander, Miami, Oman and Rio that will all require the services of one of the world's premier marine logistics companies."

Peters & May has already been working on securing cost effective transport solutions to the many venues the team will visit in the coming years. Head of the Racing Department at Peters & May, Craig Stanbury, explains:

"The British Sailing Team will sail in venues both familiar and new to them in their quest for success over the next four years, but they can rest assured that through our global network, Peters & May have the 'local' knowledge to ensure the smooth transport of their equipment wherever their event. The team at Peters & May would like to take this opportunity to wish the British Sailing Team the very best of luck; we look forward to supporting [their] medal-winning ambitions."