Leading law firm BDB Pitmans has announced that it is sponsoring yachts within the Southampton Sailing Week Regatta’s 2019 Financial, Technology and Property cups.
Hosted during the renowned Southampton Boat Show, the Southampton Sailing Week Regatta returns on September 16-18 for its third year running, bringing together local families and businesses for an exciting week of sailing and friendly competition.
Established in 2017 to encourage and inspire local children to get involved with sailing and use the city’s impressive waterfront, Southampton Sailing Week Regatta has grown year-on-year. In 2019, over 600 sailors and 60 yachts will be out on the water.
The Financial cup will be taking place on Monday September 16, the Technology cup on Tuesday September 17 and the Property cup on Wednesday September18.
This announcement comes shortly after BDB Pitmans’ Southampton office move from The Avenue to new premises in the heart of the city centre at Grosvenor House, Grosvenor Square. The modern 6,200 square feet space accommodates BDB Pitmans’ continuing drive to encourage flexible working practices for the benefit of both staff and clients.
Andrew Smith, managing partner at BDB Pitmans, commented: “We are delighted to be supporting Southampton Sailing Week Regatta, a dynamic and positive week in the city’s calendar which contributes to the local community.”
Chris Rees, event director at Southampton Sailing Week Regatta, stated: “We are thrilled to have BDB Pitmans on board and sponsoring yachts within three of the six cups we’re running this year. It’s great to see the newly merged firm cement its presence in the community and encourage locals to get out onto the water. This year we have more new competitors than ever taking part in a bit of friendly rivalry.”