SailBiz.it Media Partner to Marco Nannini’s and Paul Peggs’ entry in the Rolex Fastnet Race

SailBiz.it, the internet portal dedicated to the latest business news in the marine industry has become Media Partner to Marco Nannini’s and Paul Peggs’ entry in the Rolex Fastnet Race that will start from Cowes on Sunday 14th August. For Marcel Vulpis, director and founder of SailBiz, “Marco’s adventure in the Rolex Fastnet will be a chance to distribute original material directly from the ocean thanks to Marco’s excellent communications skills. This will be the opportunity to test our new web platform in multiple languages. The English version of SailBiz.it will be launched next autumn. We’re convinced that Marco, in providing us with exclusive footage of the race will help us to make our webisite even more interesting and open doors towards important new markets such as the UK.”
“I’m glad with the level of interest that my ocean adventures are attracting, in just two months, after the Fastnet we’ll be setting of for the Global Ocean Race” – commented Marco Nannini – “SailBiz.it is an online news agency focused on the maritime industry and this partnership will certainly help me spread the word gather further momentum in our search for parners for our Global Ocean Race campaign”.

The media partnership agreement with Marco Nannini’s team will involve exclusive material to SailBiz.it during the Rolex Fastnet Race with updates in Italian and English. The SailBiz.it logo will be displayed on the hull and boom during this event.


MArco Nannini moved his first steps in ocean racing in the RORC, RSYC and SORC circuit. In 2009 he won his class in the OSTAR and in 2010 was runner up in the Shetland Round Britain and Ireland. In November 2010 he completed the 3500 miles from St Malo to Guadaloupe in the prestigeous Route du Rhum.

Paul Peggs’ experience spans over several decades with class wins in Cowes Week, Spi Ouest Mumm 30, skipper of Inn Spirit durante the Commodore’s Trials. In ’99 Paul moved to solo racing building a Mini Proto “Blue One” to take part in the ’99 and ’01 Mini Transats. He then went on to win his Class in the Shetland Round Britain and a double handed win in the Fastnet 2007, as well as serveral wins in the SORC circuit.

Together with Marco and Paul, Marc Stevens from South Africa, and the british Bruce Scott and Simon Curwen.

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