The five-day format is a real test of a crew’s mettle and we look forward to showing what the Lendy team can do competing in our inaugural year as title sponsor.”The Sunsail fleet is perfectly matched, creating the ideal platform for the crews to compete against each other on a level playing field.
We are extremely pleased with the take-up of this year’s Lendy Finance Challenge and we’re sure all the individuals taking part will enjoy the racing but also the lively atmosphere of Lendy Cowes Week once back on dry land The Lendy Finance Challenge at this year’s regatta will provide some great added interest for those finance companies taking part, giving our Official Charter Sailing Partner, Sunsail, an added competitive focus during the regatta.” “It will be interesting to see if team Lendy can be beaten and who will come out on top in this 5 day format!
At the JBC, he had various roles including co-ordinating coverage of cricket, the Commonwealth Games, and helped bring international football to Jamaica.
Lendy’s involvement as title sponsor will bring a renewed and exciting outlook to the regatta which, in turn, will provide benefits and enhancements to competitors and visitors for the future.
Lendy is Europe’s leading peer to peer secured property lending platform, with more than 16,000 investors and over £320 million in lending provided to property developers.
Liam Brooke, Co-Founder and Director of Lendy Ltd said 'We at Lendy Ltd are extremely proud to announce our title sponsorship of one of the world's premier sailing regattas, now reborn as Lendy Cowes Week.
As part of an initial three-year partnership, Lendy - the Property Platform, will help strengthen the Regatta's already powerful reputation globally, and we will bring to this iconic event some of the passion, energy and entrepreneurialism that we infuse in everything that we do.' Phil Hagen Regatta Director at CWL added “The new sponsorship with Lendy will reap significant benefits for Cowes Week.
The Innovative Finance ISA was launched in April 2016 to allow UK individuals to earn tax free income on peer to peer lending.
The “IFISA” has since been extended to cover more than just peer to peer lending, with the inclusion of debentures in late 2016.
Ben Lloyd, director of Pure Commercial Finance, said one of the reasons his clients have been using P2P is because the high street has been very restrictive with lending.
He said: "Lenders shut their doors a few years ago.
Crews can look forward to a daily prize giving at Sunsail’s hospitality area in the lively Cowes Yacht Haven, with the overall champions being awarded the Lendy Finance Challenge Trophy.