NORTH TECHNOLOGY GROUP EXPANDS TECHNOLOGY PORTFOLIO WITH ADDITION OF SAILMON
6th September 2023, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA - North Technology Group, a global leader in sailing technology and innovation, is excited to announce the addition of Sailmon to its family of companies.
Sailmon is renowned for its state-of-the-art displays, high-accuracy data processors, and a revolutionary community-driven online platform that caters to a wide range of water sports enthusiasts, from kiteboarding all the way through to superyachts. With this strategic addition, the North Technology Group demonstrates its commitment to innovation in the sailing industry and increasing accessibility and engagement in the sport.
Commenting on the development, Sam Watson, Group CEO of North Technology Group, stated, "We are thrilled to welcome Sailmon into the North Technology Group. This addition represents a significant milestone in our ongoing commitment to advancing the sport of sailing. Sailmon's innovative solutions align perfectly with our vision, and together, we will continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in the world of marine technology."
Kim Coster, Managing Director of Sailmon, expressed excitement about the partnership, saying, "Our mission is a perfect fit with the North Technology Group. At Sailmon, our goal has always been to make technology accessible to everyone, regardless of age, gender, skill level, or the type of water sport you enjoy. We believe that our products can enhance the experience for everyone, whether you're striving for success or simply seeking enjoyment with friends and family. With the North Technology Group's support, we are eager to continue advancing our vision of making sailing and water sports better for participants, coaches, and fans."
About Sailmon: Sailmon was founded in 2014 by Enno Romkema and Kalle Coster. Kalle Coster is a well-known name in the sailing world, having participated in the Olympic Games in 2004, 2008, and 2012, while Enno is the ex-CTO of Technolution and the technical visionary behind Sailmon. In 2016, Kalle brought his sister Kim Coster on board to expand Sailmon's international reach. Together, they form the dynamic management team, with Kalle's sailing prowess complemented by Kim's business acumen. Their shared dream is to leverage the latest available technologies to transform water sports instruments and solutions, making them accessible to every sailor and creating a new era of sailing experiences.
About North Technology Group: With its roots dating back to 1957 as the home of North Sails, it has evolved into a diverse family of companies serving marine markets worldwide. It is the parent company of North Sails, Southern Spars, Future Fibres, Hall Spars, Mystic Boarding, North Kiteboarding, and now Sailmon.
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