Our Partners

Key Yachting are proud to work with a range of reputable partners and preferred suppliers who align with our company values and support the J-Cup Regatta.

A Passion For Sailing

B&G® has been at the cutting edge of sailing innovation for 50 years. Whether you’re motivated by the thrill of your next race or a passion for cruising, our electronics are designed for you. Our racing heritage gives us an unrivalled platform for developing new technology, which is put through its paces by the world’s best, in the most challenging conditions. You’ll find B&G powering Grand Prix victories and inspiring the adventures of cruising sailors.

Howden Fastnet, formally Fastnet Marine Insurance Services Ltd., is a long-standing supporter of the J Cup, and a yacht insurance broker based in Southampton. When MD Noah was still a boy, he was cutting his teeth in J24s, and knows the cut & thrust of J Boat racing. The company is now owned by Howden Insurance Brokers Ltd., one of the fastest growing Insurance brokers in the World. The company is Authorised & Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and complies with all professional, solvency and operational requirements of the UK Insurance market and Lloyds.

North Sails has become the world’s leading sailmaker, driven by innovation and the science of sailmaking. Hard-won expertise from more than 60 years of success ensures this is part of the very fabric or composition of each and every sail we make. This is why our sails are used to win more races than any other sailmaker.

We are committed to creating responsibly built, high quality, timeless products that will support anyone, anywhere in their own adventure— from commuting to work in the city through to sailing the Southern Ocean, whatever your pursuit or exploration is, on the water, by the coast or on the land, we enable you to love any weather.

Founded in 2018, Cyclops Marine has quickly built a reputation for visionary innovation. Developing its flagship ‘smart’ range of wireless load sensors – smartlink and smarttune – with additions like smarttoggle,and SmartLuff (its collaboration with North Sails) Cyclops is radically enhancing performance and safety by providing live load data to your smartphone and onboard displays, and logged data for close analysis. Cyclops sensors are helping sailors become champions around the world.

Hambledon Vineyard prides itself on a long and rich heritage of innovation in English winemaking. Ian Kellett acquired Hambledon Vineyard in 1999. As a passionate wine lover, Ian was intrigued by the winemaking heritage of the property. After analysing the commercial potential for English wine, he began studying oenology at Plumpton College in Sussex with a view to restoring Hambledon to its former glory. Hambledon Vineyard now comprises over 200 acres of vineyards and utilizes the only gravity-fed, state-of-the-art winery in the UK. A tasting room and visitor centre is also planned to be completed in 2022.

Inspired by a love of coastal living and the ocean, XV stripes capture the essence of laid back, sustainable luxe for your bedroom and home. Natural fibres woven together with hand-drawn unique designs for each collection of bedding, cushions, throws, fabrics, wallpapers and table linens.

Grapefruit Graphics was established by long term friends Andy Yeomans & Jim Turner, who have over 40 years experience in the graphics industry and an extensive knowledge of event branding having delivered (and competed!) in some of the world’s biggest sporting events. From humble beginnings in the marine sector, the business has grown into a full scale events branding company involved in the past three Olympic events, offering a turn-key service from initial consultation and in-house design, right the way through to realisation of the final product.

The World’s Smoothest 42% Vodka, Born on the Isle of Wight. ​7 Times Distilled, Small Batch Crafted, Superior Grade Potato Spirit, ​Fabulously British. Wight Vodka prides itself in being family run, whilst supporting our yachting fraternity both near and far. For over 40 years, the team of 50 Degrees North have enjoyed the ocean and island life with extraordinary visits to the world’s greatest coastlines and harbours. Inspired by the spirit and enthusiasm for sailing and yachting, as well as the centuries-old regatta traditions of the Isle of Wight, (and of course a healthy appreciation of vodka martinis), the vision was created for Wight Vodka in 2006.

Inspired by the coastal vitality of Salcombe and its shipbuilding heritage, Salcombe Distilling Co. creates exceptional gin at its waterside distillery on Island Street, Salcombe; one of the world’s only distilleries directly accessible by boat.