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 for being part of the wider Etchells 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. 


Adam Dodson Diving Services

Adam Dodson Diving Services has partnered with the 2018 Etchells Worlds to offer hull-cleaning services to the 2018 Etchells Worlds fleet.  Adam has organised team of divers to be available throughout the regattas.  Please email adamthediver@bigpond.com for more information outlining your requirements and make sure you include your full contact details.

Seabin Project

The Seabin Project is far more than a product, the ultimate goal is to “have pollution free oceans for our future generations”.  To get there Seabin is working to make the Seabin better and better and available to the maximum number of places.  They are also educating and raising awareness to be able to one day live in a world where pollution devices are not needed.

Seabin has generously come on board as a sponsor of the 2018 Etchells Worlds to help demonstrate to sailors and clubs alike how we can help stop the plastic in our oceans.



Stefan Boating World

After 30 years of Offshore Power Boat racing and having worked with many talented people in the boating industry, Stefan aspires to do for the boating industry what Hyundai did for the car industry. Located in Coomera on the Gold Coast, Stefan Boating World is an authorised Yamaha service centre and boat dealership.

Stocking Australia’s largest range of inflatable, aluminum and fibreglass boats and is renowned for providing the best boats at the best prices. The world’s best brands are on display at Stefan’s state-of-the-art showroom, playing host to brands such as Clark Aluminum Boats, Rib, Reflex Boats, Atomix, Fibrafort and Karnic luxury European cruisers.

We are very serious about helping you get the ‘boat of your dreams at a dream price’. Browse through our website www.stefanboatingworld.com.au to see the amazing boats and Yamaha outboards we offer. Give us a call (07) 3063 0000 or visit us at 27 Waterway Drive, Coomera, Gold Coast for a test drive!

DC Tri

DC Tri have come on board to sponsor the 2018 Etchells Worlds by offering some of their amazing stand-up e-bikes for hire during the regattas.  Their uniquely designed, high-quality and eco-friendly electric stand-up e-bike can hit speeds of up to 20kph.  Great to use for just getting round RQYS during the regatta or even around Manly.



Keels on Wheels 

Marine Services in Paynesville:  Transporting your marine vessels just got easier with Keels on Wheels. We are a local marine transport business in Paynesville, and have over 22 years’ experience in the industry. As such, our knowledge and expertise has helped many clients transport their vessels to their intended destinations without a hitch. Our team make sure all safety measures are met prior to moving. We take pride in our work, and make sure your cargo is treated with the respect it deserves.  

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Building-Performance 

Building Performance is one of Australia’s leading cloud based building performance specialists, providing affordable deliverable-led advice on building performance within the built environment. Our unique cloud-based freelance business structure, enables Building-Performance to match our clients requirements to the most suitably qualified specialists in their field.  This ensures our clients receive the best possible service without paying high consultants overheads.

Our services range from new development advice to reviews of existing buildings and systems. We review the design, operation, control and performance within new and existing major buildings. From concept to commissioning we work with clients and design teams to recommend and implement improvement strategies ensuring the optimal building performance is achieved. 


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