Sponsors Are Signing Up In Support of Nordhavn Atlantic Rally

Dana Point, Calif.—(December 1, 2003)— The Nordhavn Atlantic Rally is receiving enthusiastic support from marine industry leaders, according to Pacific Asian Enterprises Vice President, Jim Leishman. “We’re thrilled that so many companies are getting involved with this event,” comments Leishman. “Based on the interest the event is generating with our owners, the boating public and the marine press, we feel confident our sponsors will be receiving excellent value and wide media exposure for their support.”

Over two-dozen companies have already committed to supporting the Rally by providing product, technical support, marketing support, cash contributions or a combination thereof.

Achilles Inflatable Craft – Small Inflatable Sponsor

Aegis Marine International, Inc. – Marine Equipment and Replacement Parts Sponsor

Alcom Marine Electronics – Electronics Design and Installation Sponsor

Beachcomber Fiberglass Technology, Inc. – Fiberglass Products Sponsor

Bellingham Chart Printers – Paper Chart Sponsor

Bluewater Books & Charts – Charts and Cruising Guide Sponsor

Boat Systems – Electrical and Mechanical Design Sponsor

C-Map – Electronic Charts and Navigation Software Sponsor

Caribe Inflatables – Yacht Tender Sponsor

Dimen Financial – Financial Services Sponsor

Dometic Corporation – Sanitation System – Marine Sanitation Sponsor

Furuno USA, Inc. – Marine Electronics Sponsor

IMTRA – Marine Accessory Equipment Sponsor

Handcraft Mattress Company, Inc. – Marine Mattress Sponsor

Honda Marine – Marine Motor Sponsor

MarQuipt – Davits, Cranes and Boarding Systems Sponsor

Maxwell Marine – Anchor Handling Equipment Sponsor

Prime Fabrication – Marine Fabrications Sponsor

SkyMate – Satellite Communications Sponsor

STIDD Systems, Inc. – Helm Chair Sponsor

Trade Winds Inflatables – Life Raft Inflatable Dealer Sponsor

Village Marine – Watermaker Sponsor

Winslow Life Raft – Life Raft Sponsor

Yachting & MotorBoating Magazines – Media & Special Event Sponsors


The Nordhavn Atlantic Rally is taking place this coming May, when 35 Nordhavns and a number of other seaworthy power vessels will leave Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and cross the Atlantic Ocean, arriving in Gibraltar in late June. The fleet of passage makers will be escorted by two Nordhavns, which will provide technical and logistical support throughout the voyage. The fleet will stop in Bermuda and the Azores before completing the 3,500-mile voyage to Gibraltar.
Pacific Asian Enterprises (P.A.E.) is the designer and developer of the Nordhavn line of oceangoing powerboats. It is currently building twelve models between the sizes of 35 and 76-feet.

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