2016 and 2017 J/24 Championships Race Committee Announces Sponsors

PCYC

May 10, 2016

The 2016 and 2017 J/24 Championships Race Committee is pleased to announce Humberview Chevrolet Buick GMC & Motorsports Brands and Humberview Volkswagen on behalf of DriveHG.ca as Title Sponsors of the J/24 2016 North American Championship and J/24 2017 World Championship held at the Port Credit Yacht Club of Mississauga.

“We are delighted to be the Title Sponsors of these two premier sailing events. Both Jim and I are avid sailors so we understand the level of commitment these racers put forth and are excited to be able to contribute to the J/24 Championships. We look forward to helping make these races the world class events they deserve to be.’ – Andrew Lennox, General Manager of Humberview Chevrolet Buick GMC & Motorsports Brands.

Photo: Ron Turenne

The Humberview Group, under the name DriveHG.ca, are proud members of the Etobicoke community and have been for over 25 years. Giving back to the surrounding community is a big part of who they are and an important value in their organization. From the Dorothy Ley Hospice Race, to Bike Sponsorships, Ski Sponsorships, and many more philanthropic endeavours, this automotive group is passionate about enlivening its community.

“Having participated in a few sailing races on my own, I understand the enthusiasm, dedication and excitement that each racer experiences leading up and during their race. Being the Title Sponsor of the J/24 North American and Worlds is a relationship we are eager to be a part of.” said Jim Leckie, General Manager of Humberview Volkswagen.

The J/24 2016 North American Championship and J/24 2017 World Championship races, which will be taking place at PCYC, September 2016 8th-11th 2016 and September 15th-23rd, 2017, will bring sailors from around the world to the GTA. With well over a hundred boats at both events, in addition to family members, member involvement and spectators, these races will be milestone events for sailing in Canada. As Title Sponsor, DriveHG.ca has helped the J/24 races go from local community events to international mainstage races.

 

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