2011 Half Ton Classics Cup|
Autor: Bert Janssen
5th Half Ton Classics Cup welcomes new title sponsor South Boats from Cowes
The Half Ton Class Europe and the local Cowes based organizing committee under the
banner of the RCYC are please to announce that local company South Boats have agreed
to be the title sponsor of the 5th Half Ton Classics Cup.
South Boats build definitive work boats for the offshore wind industry. South Boats
is based at Cowes on the Isle of Wight, with production and operations taking place
over four sites and is one of the largest boat builders in the UK with over 150
skilled workers and a turnover in excess of £20m.
After four consecutive events supported by Ecover, who decided to change their way
of support, the halftonners indextain their course towards an environmentally better
The 5th Half Ton Classics Cup is to take place from 22 to 26 August and will be
hosted by the RCYC. The regatta is open to all former IOR half ton racing yachts,
and promises to be the largest event ever in the history of the halftonners.
Entry forms and more information concerning the regatta is to be found on
The 5th Half Ton Classics Cup is also supported by BWT, Spinlock, Wight Vodka, Quantum
Sails, Ecover and Euro Car Parks.
Local supporters include Goddards Brewery, Red Funnel / Isle of Wight Ferries, Shepards
Wharf Marina and Kingston Marine Services.
Half Ton Class Europe
Tel +32 497504059
The Parade, Cowes
Isle of Wight, PO31 7QU
Tel: 01983 293581
Fax: 01983 294385