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Porsche Centre Dublin announced as Headline Sponsor for Wave Regatta 2024 at Howth Yacht Club

by Brian Turvey 31 Mar 16:05 BST 24-26 May 2024
Porsche Centre Dublin Headline Sponsors the Wave Regatta (l-r) Gavin Hydes - CEO Porsche Dublin, Neil Murphy - Commodore Howth Yacht Club, David Cullen - Wave Director of Racing) © Brian Turvey

Howth Yacht Club (HYC) is thrilled to announce an exciting partnership with Porsche Centre Dublin for 2024. This landmark association will elevate Ireland's premier sailing event, Wave Regatta, to new heights.

Headline Sponsorship for Wave Regatta 2024

Porsche Centre Dublin, renowned for their commitment to excellence and luxury, will take centre stage as the headline sponsors for the Wave Regatta, scheduled from May 24th to 26th, 2024. Their support underscores the significance of this event in the sailing calendar, drawing enthusiasts from Ireland and beyond.

Gavin Hydes - CEO of Porsche Centre Dublin "I am thrilled to announce Porsche Centre Dublin's partnership as the title sponsor of Wave Regatta 2024 at Howth Yacht Club. This prestigious event perfectly aligns with our commitment to excellence and innovation. We are excited to support the sailing community and showcase the thrilling synergy between precision engineering and exhilarating performance. Let's set sail for an unforgettable experience together."

Previous Success: Wave Regatta

The biennial Wave Regatta has become a thrilling spectacle on Ireland's East Coast. It invites sailors to compete in a showcase keelboat-racing event designed to ensure top quality racing and unrivalled apr├Ęs-sail for a range of keelboats, including the top-end high-performance ones, local one-designs - such as the record-setting Howth 17s - and the increasingly popular 'White Sail' fleet. The 2024 edition promises three days of exhilarating racing, camaraderie, and celebration. To be held this year on May 24th - 26th (a week earlier on the calendar than previous iterations), Wave Regatta is renowned as one of the highest quality keelboat racing events in Ireland, combining a spectacular racecourse area along Fingal's beautiful coastline, Howth Yacht Club's unrivalled race management teams afloat and the Club's award-winning facilities and staff that ensure an unsurpassed experience ashore.

Commodore Neil Murphy enthusiastically welcomed Porsche's decision saying: "We are delighted to welcome Porsche Centre Dublin as our headline sponsors for Wave Regatta 2024. Their commitment to excellence and innovation aligns perfectly with our Club's values. This partnership ensures that Wave 2024 will maintain the regatta's established reputation as a top-class national event and we look forward to working with Porsche in delivering the regatta that the sailing community looks forward to getting the 2024 sailing season under way."

Online entry for the event is open and entries are building for both the 3-day event and the Saturday-only Lambay Races option and discounted entry for participating keelboats has been extended to the 7th of April.

See www.waveregatta.com for full details of the racing, the weekend festival and for online entry.

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