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7 March 2008, 02:00 pm
Schenker Provide Logistics For 2008 Youth Worlds
Preparations in the boatpark at the 2007 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship
Schenker will be the sole supplier of shipping and logistics for the equipment at this year's Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship

Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship 2008
Aarhus, Denmark

Sailing Århus is delighted to announce Schenker as one of the major supporters of this year's Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship in Århus, Denmark.
Schenker A/S, one of the leading international providers of integrated logistics services, will be the sole logistic supplier of shipping and logistics relating to transportation of close to 220 brand new dinghies and equipment to be used about this year's Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship, held from the 10-19 July 2008 in Århus, Denmark. In addition, Sailing Århus will have a global logistics partner, ready and able to provide all the necessary support and assistance in questions regarding shipping and logistics.

"We are very happy with the agreement", said Event Director Thomas Capitani NIELSEN. "Schenker is a professional, experienced and not least global collaborator, able to ensure what is most essential for us, namely that the dinghies are delivered at the right place, at the right time, and not least in perfect condition, here in Århus. We confidently leave this job to Schenker and are therefore able to focus on what we do best, which is to organize the event itself."

Bent FRIIS, marketing manager with Schenker A/S, said, "Schenker is proud to have been chosen as a partner for these World Championships. It underlines our leading global position within transportation and logistics, as well as our expertise in handling event logistics, an expertise which has also made us exclusive supplier for the Olympics in Beijing."

Two hundred and eighty sailors, between 15-18 years old, from more than 60 countries are expected to attend the 2008 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship, where racing twill take place in the Bay of Århus, near Århus Yachting Harbour.

Online Entry And Entry Deadline 15 April

Seven events will be contested at the 2008 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship (listed below). Alongside the individual events, the prestigious Volvo Trophy will be awarded to the top performing nation at the championship.

Online entry is now available on the championship website at www.youthworlds2008.org (Under 'Competitors', 'Registration'). All registration and entry forms, medical forms and payment instructions must be submitted by your ISAF Member National Authorities no later than 15 April 2008. More details can be found at the championship website or at the ISAF Youth Worlds microsite - www.sailing.org/youthworlds.

The seven events at the 2008 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship:

Boy's One Person Dinghy - Laser
Girl's One Person Dinghy - Laser Radial
Boy's Two Person Dinghy - 29er
Girl's Two Person Dinghy - 29er
Boy's Windsurfer - Neil Pryde RS:X with 8.5m2 sail & 60cm fin
Girl's Windsurfer - Neil Pryde RS:X with 8.5m2 sail & 60cm fin
Open Multihull - SL 16

Schenker - www.schenker.com
Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship - www.youthworlds2008.org/
ISAF Youth Worlds microsite - www.sailing.org/youthworlds.

Helen King
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