Transatlantic Race 2015_Off and Running! (First of Three Starts)


Rolex, with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, is one of the world's foremost watchmakers, with an unrivalled reputation for quality craftsmanship. Since its inception in the early 1900's, Rolex has introduced a series of revolutionary innovations, from the first waterproof watch, the Oyster, in 1926, to the first self-winding watch in 1931. This distinguished timepiece is treasured by individuals in every lifestyle. Rolex has always enjoyed a privileged relationship with the sea, the world of sailing and the call of the deep. The spirit and philosophy of the sport are in perfect harmony with values that Rolex holds dear: excellence, precision and team spirit. For more information, visit

Newport Shipyard

Newport Shipyard
Newport Shipyard has been the center of New England sailing action for years. Newport kicks off this season with the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in May while the 2015 Transatlantic Race yachts prepare at Newport Shipyard.

For glamorous yachting action, downtown dockage, a 500MT Marine Travelift, a dedicated workforce and every convenience from Belle's Cafe to a gym, visit The TR 2015 is proud to designate Newport Shipyard as its official shipyard/marina and the host of the race's kick-off party on June 24. For more information, visit

Peters & May - Global Boat Transport

Peters & May
Leading global marine logistics specialist Peters & May ships over 8,000 boats annually worldwide, by air, sea and road. Peters & May offers transportation solutions for any size of yacht and is the preferred logistics provider of many of the world’s premier events and yacht racing teams; transporting yachts, equipment, containers and masts to all international destinations. For more information, visit



Video of Dragonsbane, a globe-trotting 43-foot Sceptre, at the 35th Heineken Regatta in St. Maarten, March 2015.
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