HUGO BOSS is a global leader in the upper premium apparel market. With some 14,000 employees around the world, the German Group develops and sells high-quality fashions and accessories for women and men under its BOSS and HUGO brands. Its products range from classic contemporary apparel, elegant evening fashions and casualwear through to shoes, leather accessories and licensed products including fragrances, eyewear and watches. Today BOSS and HUGO products are available in 127 countries around the globe.
The Group has set itself the objective of continually increasing the appeal of its brands. To convey brand values such as dynamism, perfection and precision in an ideal way, the sponsorship activities of its BOSS brand focuses on premium sports such as soccer, golf, motorsports, and sailing.
The brand has sponsored Alex Thomson Racing as Title Partner for more than 15 years, making their partnership the longest standing and most coveted in the sport of sailing. During this time, Alex Thomson Racing have broken multiple records and achieved countless accolades with the ‘HUGO BOSS’ racing boat.
BOSS outfits skipper Alex Thomson and his team with high-performance clothing for every conceivable type of weather, as well as dressing them with high-fashion apparel for all formal events and functions.
Nokia creates the technology to connect the world. Powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, Nokia serves communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers, with the industry’s most complete, end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing.
In 2018, Nokia Bell Labs was named Official Technology Partner of Alex Thomson Racing. Together, we will explore a whole new level of team performance, and seek to shape the future of human experience.
Founded in 2004, Oceanvolt is a leading manufacturer of clean electric power and propulsion systems for boats.
Oceanvolt offers clean, safe, reliable and state-of-the-art electric motors, which promote sustainability.
Headquartered in Vantaa, Finland, Oceanvolt has received numerous awards for its innovative systems, including a 2017 DAME Award (machinery, propulsion, mechanical and electrical systems and fittings), 2016 and 2013 Pittman Innovation Awards and a 2012 Clean Design Award.
Official Supplier of the Electric Propulsion System and Batteries to Alex Thomson Racing, Oceanvolt’s cutting edge electric motor technology and batteries will be featured in the new HUGO BOSS IMOCA 60 race boat, launching in summer 2019.
With a heritage firmly rooted in the ancient spice route, Opihr is today the world’s fastest growing premium gin.
Traditionally merchants would travel thousands of miles along the legendary spice route – moving through the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea – and trading exotic spices and botanicals along the way.
The final destination for the treasured botanicals is the oldest distillery in England where quality gin has been traditionally distilled, using the same London Dry Gin method, since 1761.
Opihr is Official Gin Supplier of Alex Thomson Racing, a partnership which continues to celebrate the true spirit of adventure.
Gleistein Ropes is one of the world’s leading rope manufacturers. Founded in 1824 as a supplier for the vast north German shipping industry, the Gleistein group today provides premium solutions across a broad range of sectors.
In addition to servicing the top class yacht racing market and meeting the needs of the super yacht industry, Gleistein also services both the commercial and recreational marine markets, as well as catering to diverse industrial applications.
With a strong focus on performance, reliability and durability, the company is recognised across the globe for its advanced textile rope production capabilities and innovative finishing technologies. As well as manufacturing a diverse spectrum of synthetic fibre ropes types, Gleistein also provides tailor made solutions for any specific application.
Gleistein is Official Rope Supplier of Alex Thomson Racing.
Is a world-leading manufacturer of marine safety equipment and clothing for the commercial and leisure marine industries. Based in Gosport, Hampshire the company designs and manufactures bespoke safety equipment for several countries’ Special Forces, the UK government’s Environment Agency and the aviation and oil industries. Crewsaver is part of the Survitec Group.
Haydale has developed a patent-pending proprietary scalable plasma process to functionalise graphene and other nanomaterials. This enabling technology can provide Haydale with a rapid and highly cost-efficient method of supplying tailored solutions to enhance applications for both raw material suppliers and product manufacturers.
The Haydale method is an enabling technology, allowing the Company to work with a raw material producer who seeks to add value to the base product and tailor the outputs to meet the target applications of the end user.
Haydale, based in South Wales and housed in a purpose-built facility for processing and handling nanomaterials, is facilitating the application of graphenes and other nanomaterials in fields such as inks, sensors, energy storage, photovoltaics, composites, paints and coatings.
Rich Energy is a premium British energy drink.
Both a stand-alone energy drink – fuelling extreme athletes – and a peerless mixer, Rich Energy boasts a clean, crisp and refreshing taste. Made with pure Alpine mineral water and luxury ingredients, Rich Energy takes the energy drink sector to a new level of excellence.
Rich Energy is Official Energy Drink Supplier to Alex Thomson Racing, a partnership perfectly aligned in its commitment to innovation, high performance and endurance.
Founded in 2000, Dream Yacht Charter is a world leader in yacht chartering.
Operating more than 1,000 boats, in more than 50 locations internationally, Dream Yacht Charter offers the largest and most diverse fleet – in terms of model and manufacturer – in the world.
Offering bareboat, crewed and by-the-cabin charters, Dream Yacht Charter also offers the widest range of destinations, from the pink sands of the Caribbean and the tranquil waters of the Maldives, through to the beautiful islands of the Mediterranean.
Dream Yacht Charter is proud to be an Official Supplier to Alex Thomson Racing.