Official supplier to the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games 2012, Beneteau delivers fleet of powerboats to Weymouth for London 2012 Olympic Games.
Beneteau handed over a fleet powerboats to LOCOG (the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games) on Saturday 16 of june in a special inauguration ceremony in Weymouth.
The fleet of 23 boats worth € 5.4 million will be used to accommodate referees, journalists, organisers and VIPs including royalty during the Olmpic and Paralympic Games. The yachts supplied to LOCOG include the Antares, Swift Trawlers, Gran Turismo and Barracudas, supplied by Beneteau’s network of dealers in the UK.
After handing over the keys for the vessels to the London 2012 Sailing Manager, Rob Andrews, Beneteau’s UK Sales Manager, Francois Renault, said: “We’re delighted to be supporting the London 2012 Olympic Games by supplying a fleet of 23 quality Beneteau powerboats to accommodate royalty, heads of state, race officials and other VIPs. We’re confident they will provide the best possible platform from which to enjoy the sailing events at this summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Weymouth and Portland.”
The London 2012 Olympic Games will be held from 27 July to 12 August 2012, followed by the 2012 Paralympic Games from 29 August to 9 September.