IYT Worldwide: our partner in Mini Transat 2019
December 11, 2018

IYT Worldwide: our partner in Mini Transat 2019

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IYT Worldwide signs a corporate sponsorship agreement for the 2019 Mini Transat Race with IYT Partnership School, Sailing Expeditions Club 60N, St Petersburg, Russia.


In a recent announcement, the world leading yacht training organisation, International Yacht Training (IYT Worldwide) of Kelowna, Canada, agreed to sponsor Fedor Druzhinin, the Principal and founder of the IYT Worldwide Partnership School, 60N Sailing Expeditions Club, in his participation of the 2019 Mini-Transat single-handed sailing race departing from La Rochelle in France.

IYT Worldwide offers a wide range of yacht training courses for recreational sailors as well as professional courses for the superyacht crew, and is recognized in more countries than any other certifying organization, including the Maritime and Coastguard Agency of Great Britain.

On behalf of Roger Harrison, Director of European Operations of IYT Worldwide comments: “As the leading yacht training organisation with over 250 schools operating worldwide in 56 countries, we are delighted to be able to offer our support to the 2019 Mini-Transat, as well as to our partner school 60N Sailing Expeditions Club represented by Mr Fedor Druzhinin in his challenge to compete in this historic race. On behalf of all the IYT team and all our partner schools and students, past and present, we wish Fedor and his fellow competitors the best of luck and a safe return.”

Fedor Druzhinin, 60N Sailing Expeditions Club, comments: “Our school in St Petersburg has been in partnership with IYT Worldwide for 10 years and during this time, we have seen how our school has benefited and progressed with IYT’s professional and friendly support. The IYT’s Recreational Course Program and Certifications have been a great way for our students to develop personally as well as receive globally-recognised certifications. IYT Worldwide’s sponsorship is for us, a celebration of this partnership and allows us to prepare our race boat as well as for us compete to the highest levels in this great race.”

Website of IYT Worldwide: http://www.iytworldwide.com

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