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Gig club seeks sponsors as it prepares to expand

By The Cornishman  |  Posted: January 16, 2014

  • Hayle Pilot Gig Club is looking for sponsors as its growth continues.

  • Hayle Pilot Gig Club are hoping to send seven crews to the World Championships in 2014 and need new sponsors to help the club expand.

  • Hayle Pilot Gig Club have had a rebranding and are launching new sponsorship packs in the coming weeks to help the club expand in 2014.

  • Members of Hayle Pilot Gig Club, which has a busy year ahead.

  • Hayle Pilot Gig Club are hoping to send seven crews to the World Championships in 2014 and need new sponsors to help the club expand.

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HAYLE Pilot Gig Club is looking for new sponsors as it prepares to expand in the coming year.

It plans to send seven crews – the highest number to date – to the 2014 World Championships on the Isles of Scilly.

The club has also been in talks with the harbour authorities and ING to try to secure a permanent base.

A new sponsorship pack is being launched and men's captain Sam Gilman said: "We are going through a rebrand, trying to tidy up our image.

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"Because the club is expanding we will need more equipment, such as a new training boat. The sponsorship packs will outline what the options are."

One option is for sponsors to have a logo on the club's new sweatshirts, and the club has been working with local graphic and web design company Juicy Visual to update its website.

The gig club is trying to raise £3,000 for a trailer and a set of racing oars for the new boat due to arrive next month, when an official launch ceremony will be held.

For more infor- mation visit www.haylegigclub.co.uk

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