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Forward WIP BACCA Partners.
March 6, 2017
Following a meeting at the Dinghy Show, it is with great pleasure that we can announce a BACCA partnership with Forward WIP, the Swiss Water Impact Protection company. Forward supply three of the current America's Cup teams with impact protection clothing, (Groupama Team France, Team Japan) and Oracle will still use their Impact vests on their flying AC45 turbo. They are the safety partner of the GC32 Tour, and are the technical gear partner of Alinghi team, the winner of the Extreme Sailing series. A Cat ace, Glenn Ashby, Loick Peyron, Billy Besson are part of our International team working with them making their products even better.
BACCA members may be familiar with the WIP brand, as many use their helmets, Impact Vests and harnesses.
Forward WIP will be giving all paid up BACCA members a 15% discount on any of their protection clothing range. Contact Gordon on 0792 1166645, firstname.lastname@example.org