PROMARINE FINANCE sponsor the famous SORC RIOW Race

PROMARINE FINANCE, one of the UK's leading Marine Finance companies, have come onboard to sponsor SORC's annual race around the Isle of Wight, the famous RIOW Race.

Nigel Colley, SORC's Director of Racing, says .....

"I have known Stuart Austin and his team at Promarine for a number of years, both as a referral for my customers and also as a customer myself, and have appreciated their ability to think outside the box to provide unique finance solutions. The Promarine Team are passionate yachtsmen & ladies in their own right, and I was delighted when Stuart accepted my suggestion to sponsor a load of nutters who like solo yacht racing!!"

Stuart Austin

"I love all things boats and have been fascinated with the characters in the short handed racing scene. With a rapidly expanding Marine Finance company, we are always looking for ways to reach out. It is a pleasure to provide support for SORC's RIOW Race."


The RIOW (Round the Isle of Wight) Race is an annual event pitching solo yacht skippers into a challenging race circumnavigating the Isle of WIght. For the first time, in 2021, the race will be available to double handed crews as well. The day is rounded of with an awards ceremony and dinner (Covid allowing) in Cowes.


RIOW Race details



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