Sailing

Sunset+Vine, the UK-based sports production and media company, has been appointed to a production and distribution contract for sailing’s 2021 Hempel World Cup Series.

The Ocean Race has agreed a rights deal with media group Discovery ahead of the start of its inaugural Europe event in Lorient, France

SNTV, the sports video news agency that is a joint venture between IMG and the Associated Press, has secured a deal with SailGP to distribute its race highlights, pre- and post-race reaction and other…

Melissa Payne, formerly vice-president and head of technical services at the IMG agency, has taken up a role as chief executive officer, media for sailing’s Ocean Globe Race and Golden Globe Race.

Media-rights deals for the 36th America’s Cup sailing tournament prioritised supporting the competition’s key revenue vertical of sponsorship and building its fanbase for future iterations.

Organisers of the America’s Cup have signed a number of new rights contracts for the 36th edition of the sailing event, with the European Broadcasting Union, the umbrella body of free-to-air broadcasters, a…

Swiss pay-television broadcaster MySports had signed new media rights deals for second-tier European Handball League club competition, the EHF European League, and sailing’s America’s Cup.

Sportall, a new OTT streaming platform for mobile users, has launched in France with an initial offering of more than 20 sports

A raft of broadcast rights contracts signed for sailing’s 36th America’s Cup include deals with both public-service and pay-television broadcasters in Italy and the UK, as a priority is placed on maximum exp…

The SailGP sailing series has teamed up with cyber protection firm Acronis to launch a new technology solution to enhance the broadcast experience for viewers

Broadcast rights to the 2020 SailGP season have been distributed in 146 territories as the fledgling sailing series looks to expand its global audience

TV2, the government-owned free-to-air broadcaster in Denmark, has acquired rights to SailGP, as a home boat prepares to make its debut in the second season of the fledgling sailing series

SailGP has revealed a raft of broadcast partnerships ahead of the debut of the new sailing championship later this week

Austrian production company West4 Media and German broadcast manufacturer Riedel Communications will work together, as circle-o Broadcast Productions, to produce television coverage of the 36th America’s C…

SailGP, a new global sailing racing league, has named Whisper Films as its broadcast and production partner

Pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports has signed a three-year deal for rights to the new SailGP event in Australia, from 2019 to 2021.

Australian pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports has agreed a rights deal to cover the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series.