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Wight Vodka comes on board for July's Women's Open Keelboat Championship

Friday March 26th 2010, Author: Sophie Docker, Location: United Kingdom

The Women's Open Keelboat Championship is pleased to announce a new partnership with Wight Vodka.The Championship will take place on 24-25 July 2010 at the Royal Southern Yacht Club in Hamble.

Wight Vodka is the UK’s leading premium vodka. Being seven times distilled in London with a pure focus on the yachting scene, the accolades have poured in from sailors, yacht clubs and connoisseurs of the ‘straight-up martini.’

Emma Beagley, a founder of the Women's Open Keelboat Championship, said: "We’re thrilled to have Wight Vodka onboard for this year’s Championships. The event has been getting bigger every year, and this new partnership will help the infamous Frock’s & Flip-flops Party go with a bang."

A dedicated Wight Vodka Bar will be running at the Frock’s & Flip-flops Party and Wight Cup cocktails will also be served at the Skippers & Sponsors drinks reception (Saturday 24 July). Bottles of Wight Vodka will be presented to winners of ‘spot prizes’ at the award ceremony on Sunday 25 July.

Ritu Manocha, Director of 50 Degrees North, makers of Wight Vodka, commented: “We’re very excited to be a partner with the Women’s Open Keelboat Championship. Emma and her team are a joy to work with and there’s every reason to believe the Wight Cup cocktails will be a big hit. The WOKC will be both competitive and fun!”

The Women's Open Keelboat Championship will be hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, Hamble on the weekend of 24th and 25th July 2010. The event supports the charity Breast Cancer Care. All women are welcome to the event.

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