The İstanbul Offshore Club has been organizing the Turkish Offshore Championship since 2003. The races became International in 2006 and starting from 2008 the Turkish Offshore 225 Championship kicked off as the World Offshore 225 Championship.
Offshore racing is among the most exciting motor sports in the world. Bringing the same excitement to Turkey, the İstanbul Offshore Club is greatly proud and pleased to be organizing the World Offshore 225 Championship.
Offshore races are among the most elite sports that attract a significant number of sponsors and viewers alike. As one of the extreme sports, true sports lovers and the media in Turkey have great interest to the Offshore Races.
The race boats are equipped with state-of-the-art safety devices and environmental-friendly engines. IOC is the first organization to enforce a Pit Stop in the races and has been successfully using pit stops in the World Offshore 225 Championship.
The Offshore Races are built on the core values of creating a difference by establishing ones own values, such as pioneering, and being extraordinary, powerful, professional, brave, young and dynamic. Sponsors that share the same outlook and have similar values are an essential part of the races.
A total of 20 races are held in 10 different cities in Turkey and abroad with a growing level of interest, raking in the highest level of returns for sponsors. The official Championship TV Channel - Show TV - broadcasts the races live on Saturday and Sunday on the racing days for 1.5 hours each. Similarly, the Championship TV Sponsor SKY Türk airs a special motonautical program called Powerboats & Yachts TV for sports lovers. In 2010, around 8,000,000 viewers watched the races broadcast live by Show TV. Also pursued closely by international media, the Offshore Races received extensive coverage in Europe on NUVOLARI TV and DAHLIA TV.
Printed and visual media organizations also provide extensive coverage, reaching large masses. The Championships Official Magazine and the leading channel for the yacht and marine industry Powerboats & Yachts Magazine keeps close track of all the races and provides extensive coverage of the sport and sponsors, attracting a substantial level of interest and returns. The Championships Official Radio Station Number 1 FM also offers wide coverage of the races and adds to the excitement with various contests to allow listeners to enjoy the atmosphere of the offshore races.
As the races are held in the seas and lakes and not in dedicated closed areas, large audiences can enjoy the excitement and competition of the races free-of-charge. In addition, the VIP Lounge offers special guests the opportunity to watch the races in comfort.
The World Offshore Championship is covered by a wide range of media organizations across the world and therefore plays an important role in the Mission of Promoting Turkey. The race locations are selected taking into account the aim of promoting Turkey both locally and internationally. Similarly, selecting some of Turkeys best marinas for the races also serve this purpose.
The Sponsorships available for the World Offshore Championship:
- World Offshore Championship Title Sponsorship / Main Sponsorship
- Buoy sponsorship
- Start Boat sponsorship
- Official Communication Sponsorship
- Official Technology Sponsorship
- Official Bank Sponsorship
- Official Insurance Sponsorship
- Official Shipment Sponsorship
- Official Transportation Sponsorship
- Official Accommodation Sponsorship
- Official Fuel Sponsorship
- Official Apparel Sponsorship
- Official Hospitality Sponsorship
- Organization Support Sponsorship
- Local (race) sponsorship
- Category sponsorship
- Team sponsorship
- Team support sponsorship
- Optional special sponsorship
For Details: Pınar Yılmaz - + 90 (532) 264 00 00