Southern Engineering Services is a new sponsor of the CYCA Youth Sailing Academy

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  • By Jennifer Crooks
  • 25 Oct 2012 13:00:00
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Launch of the Southern Engineering Services Group Elliott at the CYCA: Andrew Wenham Deputy Chairman, Southern Engineering Services with CYCA Commodore Howard Piggott

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Southern Engineering Services (SES) has joined the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Youth Sailing Academy as a sponsor of one of the Elliott 6.0m training vessels for three years.

SES provides engineering and key product support services to a mix of customers in steel, coal mining and metals mining, heavy materials handling, chemical, construction, general engineering and water treatment process industries.

SES is also the Australian agent for No Skidding the world's leading anti-slip decking solution that is made with marine grade adhesion and is UV resistant.


Andrew Wenham, Deputy Chairman of Southern Engineering Services said the company decided to sponsor the CYCA's Youth Sailing Academy as part of their commitment to the marine industry.

"SES is delighted to support the development and success of the CYCA Youth Sailing Academy. The development of sailing is foremost in the Australian sporting culture and the Academy ensures the future growth of the sport in Australia.


Commodore Howard Piggott thanked SES for their support of youth sailing. "The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia prides itself on providing one of the leading youth sailing academies in Australia. Elliott sponsorship is vital to the ongoing maintenance of the training fleet and provides support for the many programs and regattas that the CYCA's Youth Sailing Academy conducts," said Commodore Piggott.

"A new fleet of Elliott 7.0m boats will be launched in August next year to coincide with the 20 year anniversary of the foundation of the Youth Sailing Academy. A program of activities is currently being planned to mark this occasion," he added


Currently, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia has sponsorship opportunities available for the Youth Sailing Academy Elliotts. Interested parties should contact Mark Woolf, Chief Executive Officer on mark.woolf@cyca.com.au or 8292 7800 for further information.

By Jennifer Crooks, CYCA Media

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