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Kimo Worthington

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North American Sales Manager

Phone: (401) ***-****  
Email: k***@***.com
Local Address:  Rhode Island , United States
North Sails Inc
125 Old Gate Lane
Milford , Connecticut 06460
United States

Company Description: North Sails is the largest sailmaker in the world, with lofts and manufacturing facilities in 29 countries. Founded in 1957 by Lowell North in a San Diego, CA...   more
Background

Employment History

  • General Manager, PUMA Ocean Racing
    Camper & Nicholsons Marinas Ltd
  • General Manager
    PUMA AG
  • General Manager
    Pirates
  • Project Manager
    Pirates
  • Sailor
    Transpacific Yacht Race
65 Total References
Web References
North Sails Q&A
nsdnn.northsails.com, 9 July 2014 [cached]
Kimo Worthington, Sales Manager, NA Worthington has been involved with competitive sailing since 1974 and started his career in sailboat project management in 1982 when he worked for the Davidson 46 Pendragon. He has worked with six America's Cup teams as sailing team manager/coach and he has worked on a total of four Volvo Ocean Race teams. He is one of very few marine industry leaders who has worked on both a winning America's Cup team ( America3 in 1992) and sailed on a winning Volvo Ocean Race team (EF Language in 1997-98). Worthington is a talented sailor who has participated in many premiere grand prix yachting events including the Transpacific Yacht Race; Admiral's Cup; Kenwood Cup; and Farr 40 and Melges 24 World Championships just to name a few.
In March of 2013, Kimo was named NA Sales Manager of North Sails.
Quotes of the teams: how are the boats | en.NauticWebNEWs.com
en.nauticwebnews.com, 13 Mar 2015 [cached]
Kimo Worthington, general manager, PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG:
[IMG]KIMO WORTHINGTON JOINS NORTH ...
www.marinemotion.com, 17 Feb 2014 [cached]
[IMG]KIMO WORTHINGTON JOINS NORTH SAILS MarineMotion - KIMO WORTHINGTON JOINS NORTH SAILS Toggle navigation
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KIMO WORTHINGTON JOINS NORTH SAILS Former Puma Ocean Racing general manager to head up North American sales management at world's largest sailmaker Contact: Veronica Brown, 401-855-0945, veronica@mktg.northsails.comNEWPORT, RI (March 5, 2013) -- North Sails announced today that Kimo Worthington, former general manager of PUMA Ocean Racing for the past two Volvo Ocean Race events, has been named sales manager of North Sails in North America.
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An experienced sailor and marine industry opinion leader, Worthington will work at the new North Sails corporate office in downtown Newport, RI. "It is a very exciting time for North Sails as we make some management changes and reassign roles and responsibilities within our sales force," said Ken Read who was named president of North Sails Group in December.
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"As the general manger of PUMA Ocean Racing, Kimo was privy to the sales and design process for our sail program and developed many strong relationships with key leaders within North Sails. He brings with him a fresh look and fresh approach to help motivate and inspire our sales force, which makes him a natural fit at North Sails where client services are a top priority," Read said. Worthington has been involved with competitive sailing since 1974 and started his career in sailboat project management in 1982 when he worked for the Davidson 46 Pendragon. He has worked with six America's Cup teams as sailing team manager/coach and he has worked on a total of four Volvo Ocean Race teams. He is one of very few marine industry leaders who has worked on both a winning America's Cup team (America3 in 1992) and sailed on a winning Volvo Ocean Race team (EF Language in 1997-98). Worthington is a talented sailor who has participated in many premiere grand prix yachting events including the Transpacific Yacht Race; Admiral's Cup; Kenwood Cup; and Farr 40 and Melges 24 World Championships just to name a few. "I am very excited about joining North Sails and I look forward to working with many talented sailors who are experts in the sailmaking industry," said Kimo Worthington. "My goal is to help introduce new sales strategies and initiatives to enhance our relationships with our clients and increase our marketshare. While working at PUMA and on many other projects, I became a dedicated North Sails customer because North products and technology have set the standard in the industry," he continued. "It's not often you get an opportunity to work side-by-side with industry leaders and professionals so I am proud and honored to be part of the North Sails team. Kimo can be reached at 978-335-7816 or kimo@sales.northsails.comAbout North Sails: North Sails has become the worldwide leader in sailmaking through an ongoing commitment to designing and building sails that are faster, lighter and longer lasting than any other sails in the world.
Kimo Worthington Joins ...
www.windcheckmagazine.com, 30 April 2013 [cached]
Kimo Worthington Joins North Sails
Kimo Worthington, former general manager of PUMA Ocean Racing for the past two Volvo Ocean Race events, is the new Sales Manager of North Sails in North America. An experienced sailor and marine industry opinion leader, Worthington will work at the new North Sails corporate office in downtown Newport, RI.
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"As the general manager of PUMA Ocean Racing, Kimo was privy to the sales and design process for our sail program and developed many strong relationships with key leaders within North Sails. He brings a fresh look and fresh approach to help motivate and inspire our sales force, which makes him a natural fit at North Sails where client services are a top priority."
A competitive sailor since 1974, Worthington started his career in sailboat project management in 1982 with the Davidson 46 Pendragon. He has worked with six America's Cup teams and four Volvo Ocean Race teams, and is one of very few marine industry leaders who has worked on both a winning America's Cup team (America3 in 1992) and sailed on a winning Volvo Ocean Race team (EF Language in 1997-98).
"I am very excited about joining North Sails and I look forward to working with many talented sailors
who are experts in the sailmaking industry," said Worthington. "My goal is to help introduce new sales strategies and initiatives to enhance our relationships with our clients and increase our market share. It's not often you get an opportunity to work side-by-side with industry leaders and professionals, so I am proud and honored to be part of the North Sails team. Worthington can be reached at 978-335-7816 or kimo@sales.northsails.com
Cayard Sailing Reports - Pirate Joins the Sailing Fleet - International Herald Tribune
www.cayardsailing.com [cached]
"We didn't want to have cannons coming out of the side of the boat and teak decks," said the Pirates' general manager, Kimo Worthington.
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"The heat would have delaminated the sails," Worthington said.
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