We are pleased to announce GILL® has been selected as the official technical apparel supplier to the Canadian Yachting Association and the Canadian Sailing Team. GILL® will be supplying members of the Canadian Sailing Team with branded podium apparel and technical sailing gear.
In addition to supplying the Canadian Sailing Team, CYA will be providing GILL® apparel to coaches and officials. The CYA's Executive Director, Paddy Boyd says "CYA is delighted to welcome Gill aboard. The partnership will provide a clear identity for the Canadian Sailing Team and our official and coach network"
Colin Clark, Canadian Sales Manager, notes " We look forward to building an outstanding relationship with our new technical clothing, CYA and the Sailing Team; a premiere sailing team and national association.
The official launch and distribution of GILL products to the CST is set for January in Miami FL. Further product launching to other CYA stakeholders will be announced shortly.
About Gill North America
Gill NA, with headquarters near Atlanta, GA is the sole distributor of Gill-brand foul weather gear in North America including Caribbean, Central America, US and Canada. Gill is an apparel and accessories leader in the worldwide marine industry for over three decades and specializes in high tech, breathable waterproof clothing. The company tests, designs and markets a variety of performance-oriented, award-winning apparel and accessories for virtually every type of boating activity with product lines that include foul weather gear; interactive layering systems; footwear; gloves; bags; junior gear; scholastic gear and team wear.
Available through hundreds of independent dealers and select West Marine Stores.
The Canadian Yachting Association is a Registered Amateur Athletic Association with charitable status, designated by the Government of Canada as a National Sport Organization representing the sport of Sailing. The Association represents all participants including recreational sailors and high performance athletes at the club, provincial, national and international level. For more information visit www.sailing.ca.