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Volvo Ocean Race- Win a stopover trip by designing an ECsix T-Shirt

by Sail-World on 11 Aug 2014
Win a trip for two to a Round the World Race stop-over port of your choice by entering the ECsix T-Shirt design Contest Southern Spars
Here's your chance to win a trip for two to one of the seven ports of call in the upcoming Volvo Ocean Race.

Scott Vogel, President of Composite Rigging, announced that the company is sponsoring the 'ECsix T-Shirt Design Contest.'

According to Vogel, 'Everyone and anyone have a chance to win an expense paid 'trip for two' to one of seven ports-of-call along the Round the World Race. We are sure this promotion will create a stir within the sailing community.'

ECsix is the sole rigging supplier for the next two editions of this historic ocean race. As the world leader in carbon rigging ECsix has over 3000 stays in service on more than 500 sailing yachts, ranging from 11’ moths to 250’+ superyachts.

Since 2005 ECsix stays have sailed over 1,000,000 nautical miles in all conditions and have not had a single failure due to age, wear, waves, weather or water.

Vogel says, 'Composite Rigging has refreshed the look of ECsix with our new 'When Your Mast Must Stay Up' campaign, highlighting the strength and durability of ECsix products. We are now inviting the sailing world to have fun with the brand by entering our T-Shirt Design Contest. The winner can take a guest to either Sanya, Auckland, Itajai, Newport, Lisbon, Lorient or Gothenburg. This is an opportunity of a lifetime.'

Interested in the ECsix T-shirt Contest? If so visit www.ecsix.com/contest for contest rules and information. Entries must be received before October 15th. The winner will be announced at the METS trade show in Amsterdam on the 20th of November 2014.



About Composite Rigging (ECsix)
Composite Rigging designs and manufactures custom lightweight, carbon fiber rigging products for all levels of yachting. The product range includes the innovative ECsix carbon rigging, the safest, most cost effective, highest performance rigging on the market.

Manufactured in-house under strict quality control, our products can be customized to suit any requirement.



About Southern Spars
Southern Spars is the world leader in composite spars and marine components design, rigging, manufacturing, and service.
As the industry pioneer, Southern Spars built its first carbon spar in 1990. Since then the company has pursued a passion for delivering world class cruising and racing spars, carbon rigging and service.

Its operation extends to all corners of the world with centers in the USA, Denmark, Spain, Sri Lanka and South Africa, and headquarters in Auckland, New Zealand. Southern Spars employs more than 350 staff worldwide.

Southern Spars is backed by North Technology Group, a diverse family of companies serving marine and manufacturing markets worldwide.

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