Alex Thomson Racing announce new partnership with Opihr Gin.

Alex Thomson Racing have announced an exciting new partnership with Opihr Gin, the world’s fastest-growing premium gin as the gin brand aims to inspire consumers worldwide to embrace the Spirit of Adventure. Mike Salmon, Chief Marketing Officer for Quintessential Brands, said; “Maritime adventure and discovery is at the very heart of Opihr and if anyone personifies the brand’s Spirit of Adventure, it’s got to be Alex Thomson. We’re thrilled to be supporting Read More

Alex Thomson Racing teams up with Oarsome Chance Foundation!

We’re pleased to announce our charity support with Oarsome Chance Foundation, a local charity that works with disengaged young people aged 9-19 from the Gosport, Portsmouth and Havant areas. Using a combination of water-based sports and vocational training such as carpentry and boat-building, Oarsome Chance has worked with over 1,500 children in the last 18 months, bringing about a positive changes to the lives of lots of young people! Alex, who is an Read More

HUGO BOSS extends title partnership with Alex Thomson Racing.

Today we're pleased to announce that our long-term sponsor, HUGO BOSS, has extended its partnership with the team for a further four years, in a deal that will take us through to the end of 2021. HUGO BOSS has sponsored the team since 2003 in what is one of the longest and most coveted partnerships in sailing. Looking forward to 2020, and with his sights set firmly on the bringing home the gold, Thomson said; “I am looking forward to another successful Read More

Alex & crew finish the 2017 Middle Sea Race!

Fantastic to see Alex and crew finish 3rd over the line in the 2017 Middle Sea Race in Malta, HUGO BOSS cruised over the finish line in Valletta at 01.30 CEST. Described by the crew as a race of extremes with light and tricky conditions for the first half followed by some pretty serious blasting on the way home!! The crew consisted of Irish sailor Nin O’Leary (who was co-skipper during the Fastnet Race in August), our very own boat Captain Will Jackson who has Read More

Alex receives the Chichester Award

On Monday night Alex was presented with the Chichester Award at the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes. Presented by The Princess Royal, this prestigious award was given to Alex in recognition of his offshore sailing achievements. First awarded to Sir Francis Chichester in 1967 for single-handedly circumnavigating the globe in Gipsy Moth IV.  To date, the trophy has only be awarded sixteen times. Other past recipients include Sir Robin Knox-Johnston & Dame Read More