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Hyde Sails expands into Eastern Europe

Friday, January 20, 2012

Hyde Sails has a new distributor in Eastern Europe, the Westport Company, which will introduce the brand to Hungary, Croatia and Slovenia.

Hyde Sails’ international network is continuing to flourish and the most recent addition to the worldwide team is the Westport Company Kft.

The Westport Company is well established in its business selling boats, equipment and sails in Central Europe since 2003. With affiliated firms in Germany and Croatia since 2006 it has been actively trading throughout the EU, building up a strong reputation. It is ideally placed to introduce the brand to Eastern Europe, distributing Hyde’s sails in Hungary, Croatia and Slovenia.

Heading up the business is Tibor Bednár, who has been working in the ndustry since 1991 and sailing since 1996. Over the course of his career Tibor helped to establish the X-35 OD class on Lake Balaton. As well as being chief of the class, he is an active racer and two-times Hungarian Champion.

For more details see www.hydesails.hu

Hyde Sails Ltd, Harbour Building Office A, Hamble Point Marina, Hamble, Southampton SO31 4NB

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