News and Events July 8, 2003 admin
Industry News – Corum Official Timekeeper of Admirals Cup
Corum Swiss Timepieces has signed-up as co–sponsor and official timekeeper of the eponymous Admirals Cup sailing regatta in Cowes, on the Isle of Wight. The race program begins July 12 with the Corum Trophy race. Corum is the main sponsor of these first two days of in-shore racing.
It is organized by the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC), which is based in London, in conjunction with the Royal Yacht Squadron, where Corum will be hosting VIP guests over the weekend.
Corum will have a 75’ custom built motorboat and accompanying chase boat to follow and monitor the race activity.
The race is open to two teams sailboats per yacht club, representing their respective countries. 16 Crews representing four nations have entered, including several contestants who have sailed in the Olympic Games and Americas Cup.
Corum began its partnership with the Admirals Cup in 1983. All winners will receive a Corum Marees 44mm chronometer.