SAILING CHAMP HOREY JOINS ALLEN BROTHERS
Vincent Horey has joined Allen Brothers as Head of UK Sales. A successful competitor in International sailing, Vincent’s sailing career highlights include National and European Championship wins in the Fireball class, Inland championship wins in Fireball, 505 and Scorpion and runner up slots in the World Championships for Fireball and Solo Inlands. He has also competed as tactician on a Commodores Cup yacht. In business, he has worked for BT and Stansted Audi in senior sales roles.
Commenting on his appointment, Vince explained, “I am excited at this new challenge in the Marine Industry, which combines my two passions in life, sales and sailing. I am really looking forward to getting to grips with the role as I have used Allen products in many racing applications and always been impressed by their quality and reliability.”
Based in Essex, Allen Brothers is the leading UK manufacturer of performance sailing hardware, with a sixty year history of supplying innovative, quality products to all levels of competition sailors around the globe. Managing Director Liz Adams added, “We have always been a business run by sailors for sailors and Vince has a wealth of experience, both in high level competitive sailing and in sales negotiation, so we are really pleased to welcome him onboard.”
Allen Brothers racing arm, Team Allen, recently announced two of its teams, Dylan Fletcher / Alain Sign and Charlotte Dobson / Sophie Ainsworth will be representing great Britain in the 49er class at the Rio Olympics. You can follow their progress at TEAM ALLEN