With over 19 years running racing campaigns, the Alex Thomson Racing team have vast experience in managing offshore sailing projects. With high-performance campaigns such as IMOCA 60’s HUGO BOSS and Neutrogena, as well as TP52, Fast 40, and Class 40, the team have worked across various classes of racing yachts. From design and build to extensive refits, sail training, racing programmes, general maintenance and budget management, the team have extensive knowledge and experience of all areas of offshore racing and sailing campaigns.
Areas of Expertise
Race preparation and sail training
Refit and boat preparation
Design and build of new boats
Complete project management
Budgeting and tracking
Finance, legal and HR management
Logistics and operations
Sponsorship negotiation, delivery, and activation for partners
Marketing, communications and digital
We work with world class professionals:
Architects and designers
Structural and composite boat builders
Campaign Account managers
Partnership acquisition managers
Photographers and videographers, include drone flying in offshore environments
Canada Ocean Racing
Canada Ocean Racing, a new offshore sailing team founded and launched by Scott Shawyer. Shawyer will compete in the solo, non-stop round the world race.
The Vendée Globe, aiming to become the first Canadian to complete the pinnacle event in offshore sailing, widely regarded as the toughest sporting challenge on the planet.
Backed by renowned British sailor Alex Thomson, Shawyer’s campaign aims to lead and inspire the development of offshore sailing in Canada.
A core team of Canadian sailors will manage the day to day running of the yacht’s technical performance while the team embarks on a rigorous schedule of offshore training and race preparation.
Find out more here : https://www.canadaoceanracing.com/