FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 1, 2016
The 2017 52 SuperSeries will start in Key West - photo courtesy 52 SuperSeries
Already 44 entries one month prior to first entry deadline - TP 52's, one-designs and Performance Cruisers to return
KEY WEST, Fla. – Quantum Key West Race Week has reached agreement with Gill North America to be the technical apparel supplier, a Platinum-level sponsorship for the upcoming 30th anniversary race week, scheduled Jan. 15-20, 2017. Gill will provide all clothing for race week officials and official retail merchandise for competitors and fans.
Gill joins an elite group of companies aligned with race week, including title sponsor Quantum Sails and presenting sponsor The Florida Keys. Gill and the Storm Trysail Club, host of Quantum Key West Race Week, have previously partnered during the club’s biennial Block Island Race Week, held during odd-numbered years on Rhode Island Sound.
“Gill is delighted to be named the official technical apparel provider to Quantum Key West Race Week for 2017,” said David Pritchard, President of Gill NA. “We have created a unique collection of decorated apparel that will be available for pre-sale on-line beginning Oct. 15 in the U.S. Racers also will be able purchase race week apparel on site during the event. During race week we’ll launch our new Race Series collection, a collection designed to help our racing customers win.”