ISAF Appoints Sunset+Vine|APP as Host Broadcaster For The Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has appointed Sunset+Vine|APP as the Host Broadcaster for the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships.
Sunset+Vine|APP will be responsible for producing and distributing the coverage of the Championships which will take place in Fremantle, Western Australia from 3 to 18 December 2011. World Championship titles for the ten Olympic sailing events will be contested and 1,200 sailors are expected to compete. The Perth 2011 ISAF Worlds are the principal qualification regatta for the 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition where 75% of the national places will be decided.
Andrew Preece, Executive Director of Sunset+Vine|APP, commented; "We have been involved in the televising of Olympic sailing since Atlanta in 1996 and since that time have built experience, knowledge, equipment and techniques for the coverage of Olympic sailing that we are really excited about applying to the Perth event which will be the major precursor to London 2012."
Jerome Pels, Secretary General of ISAF said "This partnership confirms ISAF commitment to raising the profile of sailing throughout the world. The response to the invitation to tender was extremely positive and we received some excellent bids. We are delighted to partner with Sunset+Vine|APP. They are the world leaders in producing innovative sports and sailing content and we look forward to working with them over the coming months to secure the best ever Host Broadcast of an ISAF Sailing World Championships."
Click here to visit the Perth2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships website