As part of the sponsorship agreement, Sunsail will provide a weekend’s sailing or racing in the Solent off the South coast of England to the business school team that wins the 2016 league. This prize is worth over €1,400.
The MBA Sailing league will continue to be known as the Sunsail MBA Global Sailing League.
MBA Sailing league co-ordinator, Rob Cotterill, said: “We’re glad that Sunsail saw the benefit of their 2015 sponsorship, and we welcome Sunsail’s decision to renew their partnership with the league. We’re keen to continue to extend this mutually beneficial relationship.”
Sunsail manage one of the MBA league’s biggest and most competitive regattas, the Cranfield Regatta, held every July. The regatta is the longest running in the league, having been held under Sunsail’s auspices since 1992.
The MBA Sailing League brings together five sailing regattas and the teams of MBA students and alumni who race in them, encouraging business school teams to compete throughout the season, and rewarding the most consistent and most successful. The regattas that make up the league are the Global MBA Trophy, held in Athens in April; The Alumni Business Cup, held in different locations Europe in May/June; The Cranfield Regatta held in the Solent on the South coast of England in July; The RSM Regatta, held in the Netherlands in August and the Rolex MBA’s Conference and Regatta held in Santa Margharita Ligure, on the Lugurian coast of Italy in September. Business Schools who have ranked highly in the league include London Business School, INSEAD, Kellogg, HEC, Bocconi and Cranfield.
Founded in 1974, Sunsail is the world’s largest sailing and watersports holiday company, delivering great value sailing holidays with a cutting-edge fleet, in the world’s best cruising grounds worldwide.
Sunsail offers a wide choice of sailing holidays with over 800 yachts in 30 locations worldwide. Alongside Yacht Charter and Flotilla Sailing holidays, Sunsail also offer Sailing Schools, Team Building and Events, Racing and Yacht Ownership.