Meetingspot 2019

Meetingspot is Sweden’s leading annual seminar about international sailing events  and the 13th edition of the event in Gothenburg, on February 1st, had the best line-up of speakers yet.  Meetingspot 2019 started with a keynote presentation from legendary Ocean Race sailor Chris Nicholson and continued with focusing on the leading events in the sport. Besides >> Read more

Midsummer Match Cup introduces new mixed team concept and new venue

In June 2019, a new international match racing event will take place on the Swedish west coast. Midsummer Match Cup in Skärhamn on the island of Tjörn will not only introduce a new fantastic venue for professional match racing, the event will also be raced with mixed teams. Premier sailing events have had mixed teams >> Read more

Search Magazine om regattor med mixlag

Kul att se hur seglingstidningen Search Magazine uppmärksammar trenden med mixlag i seglingsvärlden: “Även på hemmaplan kommer vi att få se mixade lag i framtiden: Midsummer Match Cup, en ny internationell seglingstävling som ska seglas i enskrovsbåtar med mixbesättningar, kommer att arrangeras i Skärhamn med start sommaren 2019. Världseliten inom segling kommer att bjudas in >> Read more

Skärhamn to host new Swedish match racing event in 2019

Brandspot AB will be managing the Midsummer Match Cup 2019, a new international match racing event in the picturesque community of Skärhamn on the Swedish west coast. It will be a grade one event raced in monohulls and with mixed crews. Skärhamn is a beautiful community on the Swedish west coast, just north of the >> Read more

Legends Race to celebrate Volvo Ocean Race history in 2017-18

The Volvo Ocean Race will celebrate 45 years of history with a Legends Race on the final leg of the 2017-18 edition from Gothenburg to The Hague.  The Volvo Ocean Race will celebrate 45 years of history with a Legends Race on the final leg of the 2017-18 edition from Gothenburg to The Hague. Any >> Read more

Ola Åstradsson’s Sydney-Hobart Adventure

Brandspot’s Senior Project Manager Ola Åstradsson is officially back from his retirement as a sailor. During  his prime as a professional sailor, Ola led the very successful Nicorette sailing team which among prestigious titles won the Rolex Sydney-Hobart Race. Now 13 years after Ola did his last Sydney -Hobart he is once again taking part in >> Read more

Looking back at Match Cup Sweden 2016

A few days have passed since the amazing final day of Match Cup Sweden, when Phil Robertson claimed his first match racing World Championship title at Marstrand’s Race Arena. We congratulate Phil and his team on an amazing effort. And, at Brandspot we are now starting to summarize what we strongly feel is one of >> Read more

Brandspot to manage Volvo Ocean Race in Gothenburg 2018

For the second edition running, Brandspot AB has got the assignment to manage a stopover in the the Volvo Ocean Race in Gothenburg. Sweden’s leading event management firm in sailing will continue to build on the success from the finish of the event in Gothenburg in 2015. In 2018, the city will host the penultimate >> Read more

Brandspot new proprietors of Frihamnen Arena in Gothenburg

June 26, 2015. The Gothenburg Race Village Brandspot AB has won the bid to become the new proprietor of Frihamnspiren in Gothenburg during the coming five years. Frihamnspiren is a 630-meter long and 90-meter broad pier on the river Göta Älv, in the heart of the city with great potential to host a wide range >> Read more

Record audience at Meetingspot 2016

Frida Zetterström, Elodie-Jane Mettraux, Martin Strömberg, Anna-Lena Elled and Richard Mason discussing the Volvo Ocean Race during Meetingspot 2016.  After the ”super sailing summer” of 2015, it’s clear that Swedish sailing fans are looking forward to the new season. This year’s edition of Meetingspot drew a bigger crowd than ever with over 600 guests in >> Read more