Our Sponsors

We would like to welcome the following sponsors as Official Partners of the the 2018 Etchells World Championships and lead up events and being part of the Etchells wider community.  We thank them all for their ongoing support for the Brisbane Etchells Fleet and look forward to further engagement beyond the 2018 World Champs.  We still have further sponsorship opportunities available, so please reach out if your business could benefit from reaching 1500+ of the world’s top sailors, many connected to the marine/sailing industry.

Gill Australia

Gill was founded in 1975 and has become an iconic brand in sailing, whether it be around the world, offshore, dinghies or one design sailing. Gill Australia have come onboard as a VIP Partner, supplying all branded and sailing clothing you may require for the regatta and future sailing. We are excited to be partnering with Gill Australia and shall be offering Team Wear as well as a full range of regatta merchandise. A regatta store will be available via the Worlds website in due course.  Click here for website.


North Sails 

North Sails, via local principles Mark Bradford and Vaughan Prentice, have been a long time supporter of Brisbane Etchells and are onboard as a Major Partner for the 2018 Etchells Worlds.  North Sails are a global leader in sail technology and advancement and are supporting the 2018 Etchells Worlds with sail measurement and daily weather briefings. They will have extensive facilities on site and occupy a loft locally to satisfy your every need in sailing. Click here for website. 

Barz Optics 

Barz Optics is an Australian based family company located at Burleigh Heads, Queensland. Specialising in sunglasses their extensive range includes floating models, polycarbonate photochromic lenses, and prescription sunglasses. You will have the opportunity to view and try on all products from Barz Optics during the regatta. Click here for website. 


KND Digital

Full service digital agency, KND Digital help companies find their competitive advantage online. Build leads, convert sales and discover technology efficiencies with proven experience in marine and tourism digital strategies. KND has partnered with the 2018 Etchells Worlds delivering the website experience and the back end CRM system.  Click here for website. 


 Moreton Bay Signs

Moreton Bay Signs has been in the sign writing business for over twenty years. Bradley Ginnivan is a proud Brisbane Etchells fleet member and worlds competitor and his signage can be seen around Brisbane and on plenty of racing yachts around Australia. Click here for website. 


Seabin Project 

The Seabin unit is a floating debris interception device designed to be located in the water of marinas, yacht clubs, ports and any body of water with a calm environment and services available. The Seabin Project itself has the ultimate goal is to have pollution free oceans for future generations. To do this, the Seabin Project is working to continually improve the Seabin product and make it available in the maximum number of locations in conjunction with education and raising awareness of the overall goals.   Seabin have partnered with the 2018 Etchells Worlds to help demonstrate how sailing regattas and yacht clubs can contribute to the reduction of plastic waste. Click here for website. 

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