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Welcome to Ocean Valour 2015

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Gold Level Sponsor – Thrifty Car and Van Rental

Team Ocean Valour are thrilled to be partnered with Thrifty Car and Van Rental, who are our Headline sponsor! Thrifty have not just got on board with Ocean Valour, they’ve bought half of the boat. With Origins back in the 1970’s, Thrifty Car and Van Rental are a West Country success, who has rolled out operations to 90 locations throughout the UK.
They bring the cars to you, and are helping to bring the dreams of Ocean Valour to fruition.
Thanks Thrifty!


Silver Level Sponsor – Calculis

With collectively 30 years’ experience in financial services, Calculis’ qualified Directors, Alex Pegley and Chris Moseley, work closely with clients, providing the very best in tailored advice to suit your specific short, medium and long-term goals.

Focused on exceeding expectations and providing lasting value in the years ahead, Calculis provide individuals, companies and professional partners with a range of services:

  • Savings and Investments
  • Tax Planning
  • Wealth Management
  • Protecting Your Family
  • Saving for Retirement
  • Approaching Retirement


Silver Level Sponsor – The Happy Farmer

Ocean Valour have been backed by Britains finest farmer – The Happy Farmer! The Happy Farmer is devoted to providing the best meat known to man. Grass fed and exceptional living conditions means that his Cows are the happiest in the land. Based in Warwickshire, Mycroft Perry is passionate about the well being of the animals, the lifestyle of traditional farming techniques and the quality of the beef he produces.

The Happy Farmer – Now supporting Ocean Valour!

The Happy Farmer

Bronze Level Sponsor – Fugro

Fugro Survey, the world leaders in positioning support to the offshore industry has got behind Ocean Valour and helped them on their way to realizing their goals and true potential!

Fugro Survey have been constantly driving to provide cutting edge survey solutions since 1962, and now provide the people, equipment, expertise and technology that support the exploration, development, production and transportation of the world’s natural resources.


Bronze Level Sponsor – Atlas

Atlas professionals, a worldwide leader that is committed to providing specialist services to the most diverse industry on the planet.

Atlas offer a complete range of specialist recruitment & HR services for the Energy and Marine industries. For an Energy and Marine sector that always looks towards the next frontier. And for the Energy and Marine specialists with the talent and determination to get there.

Atlas are now helping Tom and Sam cross the most diverse ocean known to man!


Bronze Level Sponsor – Quba Sails

Launched by it’s founders Jim Hartley and Will Bees in 1966, Quba sails is a Salcombe based clothing company inspired the love of sailing and outdoor life.

Using sea worn and weathered sail cloth they produce truly bespoke and original clothing. In 2004 they supported Tom in his sailing efforts by providing him with a Quba Sails jacket. Today the jacket lives on and now Quba are behind the Ocean Valour team!


Bronze Level Sponsor – Plymouth University

Plymouth University, the coastal University that stands ahead of the pack as the Marine course leader. Tom and Sam both studied at Plymouth University studying ocean Exploration and Marine Biology respectively and have now carved their careers because of it. Plymouth have now backed the team and have provided yet again invaluable resources and knowledge enabling the boys to hit the ocean fully prepared.


Bronze Level Sponsor – Garmin

Garmin, a brand synonymous with Global Positioning Systems, have backed the boys. With over 20 years of experience, Garmin will be on hand to provide Team Ocean Valour with their most important commodity; a known location! However hard you row, it is all in vain if you are going in the wrong direction. That’s why Tom and Sam are super excited to have the guys on board, bringing to the table the ‘where’, whatever the conditions, enabling the boys to focus purely on the row.


Bronze Level Sponsor – Torq

Torq, the number one fitness consultancy in the UK providing support and products to athletes all over the world. With their own mountain bike team, Torq have the platform to develop their products and continually trial new cutting edge nutrition. When it comes to endurance, Torq have it covered, and for that reason Ocean Valour are happy to announce that Torq are now behind the team and fuelling them across the North Atlantic!


Bronze Level Sponsor – Ocean Signal

Offering exceptional value, the Ocean Signal range of products will give commercial, fishing and recreational users the confidence that their equipment will work to, and beyond, their expectations when it is needed most. Ocean Signal customers are its highest priority. Using the latest technologies available and paying meticulous attention to detail throughout the manufacturing process, Ocean Signal™ believes its products will be the best in class and to provide the highest standards of communication and safety at sea.

Ocean Signal

Bronze Level Sponsor – Procorre

Procorre is delighted to be supporting Ocean Valour and their incredibly worthwhile cause.

Procorre is a professional services consultancy, working with clients and consultants to deliver higher rewards, better projects and an improved lifestyle

As well as providing sponsorship Procorre will be helping where possible with PR and with any mobility issues that arise.


Bronze Level Sponsor – South Sands Hotel

The South Sands Hotel is delighted to be supporting Ocean Valour by providing them each with a room for the night when they arrive in Salcombe.

A fantastic, contemporary boutique hotel on the beach in South Sands bay, just outside Salcombe, South Devon. Beautiful rooms and beach suites sit above the beach side restaurant and terrace that offer stunning views of the estuary.  It is clear that Tom and Lawrence will be very eager to enjoy all the comforts of the hotel on arrival including a long hot shower, comfy beds and maybe even the Beachside Restaurant.