Align with a powerful blend of fiercely intense competition and human endeavour. We aren’t afraid to compete and push boundaries. Like-minded brands align with the race’s adventurous spirit, teamwork and mental fortitude - believing that anything is possible, as the ‘ordinary’ take on the extraordinary.
Over twenty years, the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has developed a reputation for showcasing brands and building international trade links between partners and host destinations.
A record-breaking eleven month, 40,000 nautical mile race that reaches out to major markets on six continents, it’s an innovative and proven international marketing platform that promotes brands around the globe like no other event.
Find out how our partners have been using the event to achieve a wide range of objectives, whether it’s to promote brand awareness, staff engagement or to generate economic impact by increasing target markets in existing and previously unchartered territories.View
We have several levels of partnership engagement for many different points of entry allowing greater flexibility for your brand.
This is the highest level of partnership and allows a business, brand or destination to be named within the race title, giving synonymous association with the Clipper Race brand at all points of communication.
Branded yachts provide a prominent floating billboard and create a unique platform for global activation and exclusive access to Clipper Race business events and in-port sailing.
Team Partners have the opportunity to name and brand one of the Clipper 70 yachts and with access and image rights which can be used to support trade, business, employee engagement, tourism or cultural projects. In addition, the associated crew become ambassadors for their Team Partner and can be engaged to help promote and amplify partner messages. Involvement can also be gained as a Team Supporter.
The race visits approximately 15 ports over an eleven month period. The 7-10 day stopovers are typically used to showcase the Host Port, driving tourism, trade inward investment and community engagement initiatives, often generating significant economic impact during the stopover.
Host Port Partners are commonly also Team Partners.
Fleet Partnership is ideal for brands that choose to benefit from exposure across the whole race fleet. A Fleet Partner has exclusivity within its product category to align itself with the race and other commercial partners, promoting product/services to crew, other partners, media and the races global audience.
The Clipper Race partners with a number of Official Suppliers through agreements which are part commercial sponsorship and part value in kind. The partners supply specific goods or services either on a complimentary basis or at a heavily discounted rate in return for rights of association with the Clipper Race brand.