2017 Pineapple Cup & Cuba Cup sponsorship


Bainbridge International Signs as Sponsor of
2017 Pineapple and Cuba Cups

We are very excited to announce we have signed on as a Gold Level sponsor for the 33rd edition of the Pineapple Cup - Montego Bay Race and the Cuba Cup! It will be a huge advantage for competitors of the races to have Bainbridge representatives present at the events to help with any last minute equipment needs or help.

Founded in 1917, Bainbridge International is one of the longest established sailcloth manufacturers in the world. With nearly 100 years of experience in producing textiles and allied accessories, Bainbridge has all of our material needs covered. Bainbridge develops and supplies the highest quality, highest performance materials to the marine industry including Karver, manufacturers of sailing hardware, Plastimo, makers of safety equipment, and Bainbridge’s AIRX spinnaker cloth.

At Bainbridge, success is measured through building valuable long-term business partnerships. We are looking forward to working with the event group to provide truly outstanding service and products to the race participants!

Mike Cuscia, Bainbridge USA, CEO, "Bainbridge International Inc. is proud to sponsor the 33rd edition of the Pineapple Cup and the inaugural Cuba Cup.   The Pineapple Cup is a classic ocean race that demands high performance from the sailors and the equipment they use.  From our Airx spinnaker fabrics to Karver Systems equipment to Plastimo safety products; race competitors can rest assure that these products are up to the task in helping them get to the finish line first.  As we celebrate our 100th anniversary in 2017, we remain steadfast and committed to our sailing and marine roots and we look forward to the Cuba Cup becoming a staple of future ocean races.”

Nigel Knowles, Montego Bay Yacht Club, Commodore, "We are delighted to have Bainbridge International and their affiliated brands, Karver, Plastimo and Airx supporting the 2017 Pineapple Cup and inaugural Cuba Cup. The Bainbridge brand embodies the spirit of the Pineapple Cup and we look forward to showcasing the brands and how they fit the offshore racer’s needs." 

Course details, race dates & more can be found by visiting www.pineapplecup.com

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