Stephen PARK, RYA Team GBR Team Manager, commented, 'We are very excited that Gul have agreed to join the team and I look forward to working closely with them over the next four years to develop some truly innovative and stylish products that both deliver the performance that the sailors require but also help to enhance to overall brand image of our team.'
A new range of team clothing, comprising of both technical sailing products as well as onshore team lifestyle clothing will start to be developed with immediate effect. Gul plans to work closely with the sailors to deliver new and innovative fabrics listening closely to feedback from testing stages. A range of official team merchandise will also be made available from January 2006 onwards.
John FELTON, Managing Director of Gul International, stated, 'We are delighted to be working with RYA Team GBR on this Olympic programme. Established in 1967, Gul is a British company that prides itself on innovation and technical superiority. We will deliver good-looking, high performance quality apparel to meet the needs of the entire team. We are looking forward to our contribution to further gold medal winning performances for Great Britain.'