Alex Thomson Racing together with 5 West announced a performance partnership with Caterham Composites in December 2011. The partnership will see Caterham Composites, a division of the Caterham Group, working with 5 West’s yacht racing campaigns. Caterham Composites is the design and performance specialist division of Caterham Group, the parent company of the Caterham F1 Team and Caterham Cars.
The partnership combines great British ocean racing talent and the technology and performance management expertise of Caterham Composites. Alex Thomson Racing will be the first to benefit from the partnership.
For more information visit www.caterhamcomposites.com
Bremen-based high-tech rope manufacturer Gleistein Ropes are now in partnership with Alex Thomson Racing, supporting the team with high performance running rigging. Gleistein Ropes is the Official Rope Supplier to Alex Thomson Racing onboard HUGO BOSS, a sponsorship deal which will run through until the end of 2016. An explicit focus lies in the delivery of particularly durable rigging to ensure utmost reliability. The partnership combines high performance rigging onboard HUGO BOSS with extreme offshore sailing, as the Alex Thomson Racing Team focus on the 2016 Vendee Globe, which is widely recognised as being the most thrilling and challenging tests of endurance for the skipper, the vessel and the ropes.
For more information visit www.gleistein.com/en
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