Esimit Europa Announces Partnership With BMW

Esimit Europa Announces Partnership With BMW

SAINT TROPEZ, June 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - The Esimit Europa
2 yacht wrote one of the most successful stories in the history of sailing on
the foundations of innovation, technological perfection and competitive
spirit. The symbol of excellence is now accompanied by BMW, the number one
premium car manufacturer in the world with its rich heritage in
high-performance yachting. Both partners share long-term ambitions in the
Esimit Europa project.

"At Esimit Europa, we only aim at top performance. Through cooperation and
constant innovation we strive to reach perfection in every field, reflecting
Europe's potential. We are proud and honoured that BMW recognized Esimit
Europa as one of the most ambitious sailing projects in the world. We are
setting a platform, which will bring those symbols of excellence to the
highest step of the podium at the world's most renowned sailing events,"
stressed Igor Simčič, founder of the Esimit Europa project.

Innovation and technological perfection are at the centre of BMW's philosophy
and all its commitments and involvements. As a partner of renowned regattas
and sailing clubs, as well as being organiser of the BMW Sailing Cup and BMW
Sail Racing Academy, BMW is deeply involved in international sailing.

"BMW is the official partner of the Esimit Europa project, with the
partnership agreed on a long-term basis. The BMW logo will be visible on the
boom and on a forestay flag. In addition, as a car fleet partner the company
provides BMW cars to Esimit Europa. As a project, it symbolises the European
way of thinking, innovation and team spirit, as well as endorsing the
"European Energy" concept. As such, it is excellently suited to the BMW
Yachtsport strategy. Esimit Europa and BMW will also run joint customer events
during the Giraglia Rolex Cup, Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Bernetti Lomardini Cup
and Barcolana," added Dr Andrea Castronovo, president of the BMW Group Central
Eastern Europe.

The Esimit Europa 2 yacht sails under the flag of the European Union, is
registered on Cyprus, a member of Yacht Club de Monaco, competes for the
Slovenian Sailing Federation and on board joins sailors from 7 various
European countries. It is under the patronage of the President of the European
Commission, José Manuel Barroso. Its main sponsor is the global energy company
Gazprom, while the BMW joins the project as the official partner.

Gorazd Mauri
+39 366 675 90 92
Esimit Europa Ltd

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