The Lord Nelson Tall Ship embarks on a 23 month voyage with disabled crew to sail the world and take a message of Diversity
This year on the 21st October 2012, Trafalgar Day, Lord Nelson one of only two tall ships in the world built and sailed by disabled crew will depart Southampton on a 23 month circumnavigation of the World. During this voyage, she will visit 30 countries across 7 continents, sailing over 45000 miles with a mixed ability crew of novices. The ship is owned and run by the Jubilee Sailing Trust which is a charity that enables both physically disabled and able bodied people to experience challenge and adventure together on a tall ship.
Through this voyage, the Jubilee Sailing Trust aims to show the world that able-bodied and disabled people can live, work and face challenge and triumph together, on a level playing field. The voyage will promote the JST core values of ability not disability, inclusion not exclusion and independence, not dependence.
The objective is to take a message of Diversity around the world and help other nations improve standards and opportunities for their own disabled communities. The objective is to leave a lasting legacy that will change thousands of lives along the way.
We are looking for a partner to sponsor and share this voyage and legacy with us as part of their CSR campaign and help take this journey of human endeavour around the world. There are different levels of sponsorship opportunities available from main headline as well as support packages and benefits include brand association, media coverage, hospitality and international business networking plus other personalised activation activities.
This is a first ever voyage of it's type.
Would you begin to know HOW TO TACK A TALL SHIP? Getting people working as a team, developing leaders and bringing teams and partners together. The partner will also enjoy a host of benefits that include branding, content generation, TV and media coverage, high profile business networking in major global cities including; Rio, Singapore,Cape Town, Kochi, Sydney, Perth and 30more. Other benefits include staff and stakeholder engagement with days sails from many ports around the world, hospitality and diversity campaigns.