"A worthwhile investment that brings together a unique mix of the sailing community. A chance to air views, voice opinions and listen to what others are saying in the industry."
Dee Caffari Ltd
"As a relative newcomer to the yacht racing industry it was a must-attend event. I met important colleagues, customers, potential new customers, and learned more in two days than I would in several months sitting at my desk."
Business Development and Product Development Manager, Livewire Digital Ltd
"This is the 2nd year that Spinlock have attended the WYRF & YRDTS. It gave us an excellent opportunity to network with many of the world's key yacht racing personnel and at the same time having a small showcase stand provided us with a great opportunity to demonstrate Spinlocks latest technology. We are already looking forward to the 2011 event."
Sales Director, Spinlock Ltd
"I thought the forum was great. Definitely worth going to to network and also to participate / listen to the forums content. The length is perfect, and the subjects were well varied and very interesting / relevant."
Female Solo Vendee Skipper
"Excellent networking and good to see what some Event Organisers are planning. This certainly helps us organise and plan our own strategy for the coming year and beyond."
President, Offshore Race
"The WYRF is getting better every year. It is the place for us at Cosworth to meet and network with our current clients and new prospects. Great atmosphere and well organised."
Business Development Manager, Cosworth Electronics
"Great event. Essential for meeting the key actors of yacht racing business."
Paul- Edouard Henry
Director, Extreme Explorer
"An invigorating landscape of yacht racing debate and brilliant networking window."
President, Cape Horn Race
"The Yacht Race Design and Technology Symposium 2010 was a great success from a participants and sponsors' perspective. The depth and the variety of the presentations contribute to a better understanding of the opportunities and challenges in our industry. New talent meets experience; new enterprise has the chance of networking with established industry for the benefit of both. The coordination with the World Yacht Racing Forum emphasizes how our sport and our industry can progress together for the benefit of both."
Ib Ussing Andersen
President CEO, North Sails Europe
"The Forum was very well organised and definitely very successful. The different panels and subjects were very interesting with high quality speakers."
Head of Sports Operations, International Olympic Committee
"A fantastic opportunity to meet and network with key figures from the business of yacht racing. The diversity of topics and speakers provided me with many valuable ideas for my own work. I will definitely be back next year!"
PR & Events Management, Vice President MIRABAUD & Cie
"The World Yacht Racing Forum is gathering more momentum each year with leaders from the professional and amateur sailing world in attendance. From my point of view it is a unique, once a year opportunity to catch up, network and discuss ideas with such a varied cross section of people in our sport."
Team Director, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing