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GAC Pindar extends agreement with clothing brand MUSTO for 2016 sailing season

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GAC PINDAR 5DEC20165  February 2016 – The GAC Pindar competitive racing team has renewed its agreement with the world’s leading performance sailing clothing brand, MUSTO.

MUSTO was the official clothing supplier for the sailing team in previous seasons, with both parties were involved in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race. Under the renewed deal, all GAC Pindar crewmembers will wear MUSTO kit for the 2016 racing series and beyond.

Christer Sjödoff, Vice President – Commercial of the global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group, which supports the GAC Pindar sailing team, says: “We worked with MUSTO last year through our mutual association with the Volvo Ocean Race – GAC as the official logistics services provider and MUSTO as the official clothing suppliers. We look forward to the continuation of that mutually beneficial partnership, which will help to increase our exposure in the international sailing circuit.”

Peter Smith, MUSTO, adds: “We’re very pleased to have reunited with GAC Pindar and we look forward to an exciting season ahead. We are absolutely dedicated to providing cutting edge, performance sailing apparel, to support the world’s best sailors in all conditions.”

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About Musto

As the world’s leading offshore sailing brand, MUSTO continually pushes the boundaries of design and innovation to create technical performance clothing that provides athletes across multiple disciplines with ocean engineered protection for all weather conditions.

Founded in 1964 by British Olympic sailing medalist Keith Musto OBE, the company uses its 50 years of innovation heritage to combine technical fabrication with design to ensure wearers can continuously deliver peak performance no matter what conditions they face during their chosen sport and lifestyle.

Royal Warrants
Confirming MUSTO’s position of technical excellence the company is proud to hold two Royal Warrants of Appointment as suppliers of outdoor clothing to both Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.  MUSTO was granted the Royal Warrants on January 1st 2008, having supplied goods to the Royal Household for over five years.

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