Volvo Car UK has been a key sponsor of British sailing since 1999, supporting everything from youth development at grass roots through to Britain’s top sailors at the pinnacle of the sport. All of the UK sailing partnerships support the global Volvo Ocean Race.
Grassroots and Youth Sailing. Volvo is committed to supporting youth development and the grassroots of sailing in the UK, including support for key youth classes. In addition, through the award winning Volvo Sailing Academies, Volvo has given over 5,000 new people a chance to experience the sport.
Team Volvo is an inspirational team of individuals who represent the very best of British sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing talent. Legends within the sport, the team includes award winning athletes, Volvo Ocean Race winners, multiple World Champions and Olympians.
Volvo Car UK support key British events within the sailing and kitesurfing sectors, including Cowes Week, J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, the RYA Dinghy Show, the Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland, Royal Dartmouth Week and the Virgin Kitesurfing Armada.