New Clothing Sponsor – Helly Hansen

We are pleased to announce that Helly Hansen have come onboard as clothing suppliers to the Pixel Boat campaign. Alex will be wearing the latest Aegir ocean wet weather clothing as well as mid layers and thermals. ‘Helly Hansen have always been very well respected in the marine environment and I will certainly be putting…

More sail sponsorship

We have another sail sponsor to announce. Our staysail has been sponsored by refrigeration company DCI Group.  South coast sail branding specialists Ocean Art have painted the DCI logo so keep an eye out as we sail around the South Coast preparing for more world records. We still have more sails available for sponsorship, including the mainsail…

Southampton Boatshow and Latest Sponsors

Well it was a busy Southampton Boatshow for the PixelBoat campaign. Thanks to English Braids, we had a chance to talk to people from their stand and had a lot of interest. At the show we managed to sign up Sebago as a new sponsor. They have supplied Alex with some new Deck Shoes as…

Sail branding options on Pixel Flyer

With the huge Code 3 now branded and looking mighty impresive, we are now looking for more sponsors for the other sails. Below is a download link for a pdf outlining the costs involved in sail branding on Pixel Flyer and the sails available. The next sail likely to be purchased is the A5/Code 5…

First Sail Sponsor – Waterfront Cars

We have our first major sail sponsor in the form of Waterfront Cars in Portsmouth. Using our huge 130 square meter Code 3 genoa, Waterfront Cars will have pride of place on the sail. The striking red white and blue logo will certainly stand out on the water. Swanwick based Ocean Art, led by Trudy…

More English Braids onboard!

Justin and I spent the day putting some of the new halyards in and sorting out the mainsheet strop that we broke during the Length of Britain record. Still some more rope to come though which will need a bit more work to put in as they are the 2:1 halyards from the top of…

Honorary Royal Temple Yacht Club Membership

After giving a talk at the Royal Temple Yacht Club, Commodore Frank Martin handed over a club burgee, a tie and Honourary membership of the club. Not sure exactly where I will fly the burgee from but I am sure I can get some good pics with it as we round cape Horn in a couple…

Some new sponsors

We now have Kannad, our latest sponsors, with logo on-board, both in the cockpit and below decks. Kannad have supplied the team with the latest technology in EPIRBS for both the boat and crew as well as fitting us out with Kannad Safelink R10 AIS trackers for use when sailing with other boats. It’s great to…