Oman Sail, the initiative to support professional and grassroots sailing in the sultanate, has agreed a parnership with Technogym.
The Italian-based company will provide its gym and fitness equipment to sailing schools at Oman Sail HQ in Muscat and at Musannah Sports City, which is set to host the International Saiing Federation Laser World Championships in November. It is also the co-sponsor of Oman Sail's new Sailor of the Year Awards.
David Graham, the Oman Sail chief executive, said he was "delighted to welcome" Technogym as a partner, adding: "As companies we share a commitment to promote a healthy, sporty lifestyle and a common philosophy to strive for excellence and quality in everything we do."
Technogym president and founder Nerio Allesandri said: "After many years of commitment in developing products and training programmes for the sailing world, we are very proud of this new partnership with Oman Sail as a great reference of excellence in the Middle East."