Partners

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    SoftBank Corp. is proud to be the title sponsor of SoftBank Team Japan in their challenge for the 35th America's Cup.  Their continued commitment and support are the driving force behind the campaign and they are excited to sponsor the first Japanese America's Cup team in 15 years.

    www.softbank.jp
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    As the official healthcare sponsors of SoftBank Team Japan, Argus supports the team through both health care coverage and access to its top-of-the-line healthcare resources. When you’re sailing in the America’s Cup is a high performance extreme sport and we want our team members to have access to the best coverage in the world.

    www.argus.bm
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    Airbus joins SoftBank Team Japan as an innovation partner offering some of their design expertise already developed on the America's Cup circuit. As part of this partnership, Airbus’ knowledge in fields such as aerodynamics, instrumentation, composites, structures, hydraulics and data analysis will be used by SoftBank Team Japan as they design future race yachts.

    www.airbus.com
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    Yamaha Motor is excited to be an official partner of SoftBank Team Japan.  Yamaha Motor will be providing a range of support initially including docks, performance outboard engines, scooters, and furnish an array of tools for the shore team.

    www.yamaha-motor.com
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    2XU is the exclusive technical clothing supplier of SoftBank Team Japan.  With the launch of their new specialized range of high-performance sailing apparel, 2XU's research and development expertise provides our athletes with the equipment to compete at the highest level.

    www.2xu.com

Suppliers

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    Parker Hannifin’s partnership with SoftBank Team Japan, Challenger for the 35th America’s Cup, is an innovative collaboration playing a vital role in optimising functional systems for the America’s Cup high performance AC50 yacht. As the world leader in motion and control, Parker supports the team with its expert knowledge and experience in flight control actuation and hydraulics, all focused on highly responsive, lightweight, and reliable controls for the racing yacht. ParkerHannifin provides the boat's hydraulic system, including design and analysis of custom hydraulic hardware with on-site system development and technical support in addition to a broad array of other components and equipment.

    www.parker.com
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    Sperry, the creator of the world’s first boat shoe, is the official footwear supplier to SoftBank Team Japan. In support of this partnership, Sperry will blend cutting edge innovation with a tradition of performance as they collaborate with SoftBank Team japan athletes to create the perfect shoe that meets the unique demands of America’s Cup sailors.

    www.sperry.com
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    Harken is proud to be an official supplier to Softbank Team Japan being responsible for supplying winch packages, blocks, and some hydraulic components to the America’s Cup Challenger.

    http://www.harken.com/
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    Logic Communications has been selected as an official supplier to SoftBank Team Japan. Logic provides dedicated off-island bandwidth supported by a diverse backup to ensure the team’s technology is accessible at all times from the team base in Bermuda. Barker: “They were quick to develop a solution to support our sailing team base with a dedicated service, helping to get us up and running. We’d like to thank them for partnering with us.”

    www.logic.bm
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