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Royal Southern Yacht Club appoints Press Officer

The Hamble-based Royal Southern Yacht Club has retained the services of marine industry PR specialist and experienced event press officer, Peta Stuart-Hunt.

[cleeng_content id=”440264534″ description=”99 cents or 10,000 hours. The path to being an expert can be easy or hard. ” price=”0.99″]The appointment is with immediate effect and Stuart-Hunt’s PR Works consultancy will assist the Club’s marketing team in shaping and directing its media and communications campaign, covering a varied and lively programme of news and events leading up to and throughout its 175th. anniversary celebrations in 2012.

Royal Southern Vice Commodore, Mark Inkster, confirmed the appointment and commented: “The Club is on the verge of the two biggest and most important years in its distinguished history with an ambitious and exciting programme of events that is already well advanced in its planning.

“Peta brings an added dimension to our team, and she offers us not only her immense experience in the leisure marine industry but one of the best track records for getting quality results with creative flair and sense of humour. It’s a perfect fit for what we are looking to achieve here.”

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Germany’s National Sailing Team Joins the Extreme Sailing Series™ Kiel

Audi Sailing Team Germany has announced  its entry to the Extreme Sailing Series™ at Kiel, bringing the number of Extreme 40s on the start line to nine. Skippered by European Star Class Champion, Johannes Polgar, the entry will be crewed by sailors from a variety of multi and monohull disciplines.

The Audi Sailing Team Germany debuted in June 2010, at Kieler Woche, just down the coast from where the Extreme Sailing Series will be held. Bringing together the very best sailors from across the Olympic sailing disciplines, Paralympics and youth squads, the Team is preparing for the 2012 Olympic Games in London – a setup very much modeled on the successful formula applied by Britain’s successful Olympic team.

As part of their commitment to sailing, Audi Sailing Team Germany will enter key events on the international, professional sailing calendar. Team Manager, Oliver Schwall (GER) explained,

“It’s the opportunity for our national team to be seen by a new audience out watching the Extreme Sailing Series™. It will be interesting to see how the mixed team coming from the Star Class, 49ers and Paralympics perform against other professional teams who have tons of experience. It will be interesting to watch!”

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