The General Partner of the National Award “Sailor of the Year 2010” became the car brand Volkswagen, the Agreement with the Company was signed today.
The award is a means of recognizing the leaders of public opinion in sailing in Russia. This award is for those who successfully took part in competitions, organized sailing events, participated in the leadership of sailing community, was active in the media to support of sailing and developed youth sailing school in Russia.
According Dmitry Zelenin, the Governor of Tver Region and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees RSF, the main objective of this project is to unite the efforts of state, sport community, business and community organizations to fully promote and popularize sailing in Russia.
The Award is supported by sponsors and has a great success among Russian and international companies who are interested in sailing audience. “The arrival of such powerful General Sponsor as automobile concern Volkswagen is an evidence that the Award has the correct format, and sailing is attractive for major advertisers,” said publisher of the Yacht Russia magazine Vasily Senatorov.
The official prize giving ceremony of the National Award “Sailor of the Year 2010” will take place in Moscow on 2nd December, 2010 in Forum Hall -http://www.forumhall.ru/.
Organizers of the Award – The Russian Sailing Federation (RSF) and the Yacht Russia magazine, with support the Association of Managers.