Sperry Top-Sider is the new title sponsor of the U.S. sailing team, which will now be known as U.S. Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider. The deal with the team, which includes the sailors in 10 Olympic and three Paralympic boat classes, runs through 2016. The boats and their main sails will feature the team's logo, which incorporates that of Sperry Top-Sider and will be unveiled in June at an event in Weymouth, England. Sperry is also the exclusive footwear sponsor for the team, and the athletes give feedback on the shoes' performance. Starting next January, the team will also be wearing Sperry performance apparel, eyewear and accessories. The sponsorship also include the U.S. Sailing Development Team, 50 young athletes who are considered up-and-comers in the sport and who train with the Olympians and Paralympians. Sperry replaces AlphaGraphics as title sponsor.

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