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Post Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Steele Auto Group Signs on as Title Sponsor
A prominent Atlantic Canadian company is the 2017 title sponsor. Steele Auto Group is based in Halifax and owns 17 dealerships in the region.
A prominent Atlantic Canadian company is the 2017 title sponsor for the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race.
Steele Auto Group
is based in Halifax and owns 17 dealerships in the region.
“We’re thrilled to be a supporter of such a prestigious sailing event here in Halifax” stated President Rob Steele, a member of the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron, co-sponsor of the MHOR with the Boston Yacht Club.
“The Steele dealerships have been involved in sponsoring events at the Squadron in the past,” and was our title sponsor in 2015 says co-chair Will Greenwood. “So we are extremely happy to welcome back this company and its support for this classic international race. Corporate support is crucial for our success in hosting hundreds of sailors here in Halifax.”
The Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race is a 365-nautical mile course raced every two years by dozens of yachts. Sailors will start the race in Marblehead, Massachusetts on July 9, with the prize ceremony scheduled for RNSYS on July 13.
Steele Auto Group started in 1990 with one Chrysler dealership. The group now has 17 dealerships in three provinces representing 21 different brands.