British Sailing Team confirms Peters & May logistics link up

Written by RYA | 22 August 2017

Long standing partnership set to continue towards Tokyo 2020

One of the longest standing partnerships in the British Sailing Team’s history is set to continue to keep the British Sailing Team one step ahead for the next step of their journey towards Japan.

World leading bespoke logistics provider Peters & May Group has once again been selected as the official shipping & logistics supplier to the British Sailing Team. This marks over 20 years of working together that has seen the development of many world class sailors alongside an incredibly efficient container shipping program to transport the team’s boats and kit in sync with their demanding global race schedule.

Peters & May Group are delighted to provide over 40 years of expertise in sea freight, air freight, road haulage and Customs documentation, combined with its global reach of offices to make sure the best solution for any eventuality is at the team’s disposal when they need it.

Mark Robinson, the British Sailing Team’s Olympic Performance Manager said: “We are looking forward to working with Peters & May again over the next four years and their world class service will be key as we move our equipment around the world from Europe to Tokyo and many places in between. The service that they provide gives the sailors peace of mind knowing that their equipment will arrive safely and on time wherever in the world they are competing.”

Steve Franklyn, Peters & May Racing Operations Coordinator said: “We are thrilled and exceptionally proud that the British Sailing Team have once again chosen our bespoke yacht racing logistics service for the next cycle. With our dedicated yacht racing department’s understanding of the racing community’s needs and personally handling the BST’s logistics for over two decades has resulted in a trusted and medal winning partnership!

“We provide solutions and a service that allows them to concentrate on the sailing and continue to push the fleets in the chase for medals,’ he added.

Peters & May will be exhibiting at Southampton Boatshow on stand C092 where they will be joined by members of the team.

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