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From 6-11 June 2011, the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta returns to the waters of Weymouth and Portland, bringing together the world’s top Olympic and Paralympic classes sailors.
2011 marks the sixth edition of Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta. The inaugural event was held in 2006 when 264 boats from 22 nations competed in 13 classes. 2011 will officially see the biggest Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta ever, with a confirmed record breaking entry of 1050 sailors, in 740 boats, from 62 nations
The regatta is the penultimate event in the 2010-2011 ISAF Sailing World Cup, the annual series of events for the Olympic and Paralympic classes. The Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta annually draws elite sailors, including many Olympic and Paralympic medalists and World Champions, from across the globe. This year, the regatta is set to take on even greater significance, as the world’s best sailors battle it out for early supremacy on the 2012 Olympic waters.
Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta is made up of the events and equipment chosen by ISAF for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Sailing competitions, which will be held in Weymouth and Portland, from 29 July - 11 August and 1 September - 6 September 2012, respectively.
Title sponsor of the Regatta is Skandia supported by UK Sport. Skandia UK is the largest retail investment platform operator in the UK with £31.9 billion funds under management (30.09.2010). This scale enables Skandia to agree lower fund management charges with fund groups and offer a wide range of high value investment solutions to investors which put them in control of their finances.
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