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Zhik appoint Marine Connect as exclusive agents for South Africa

by Zhik 20 Jun 2023 16:00 UTC

Zhik is delighted to announce the appointment of Marine Connect to exclusively market and sell its range of high performance technical apparel into South Africa.

Marine Connect was founded by Warren Harvey to connect international manufacturers to the Southern African marine and watersports sector. A lifelong competitive sailor, with over 25 years working in marine sales, supply chain and customer management has earned Warren long-term, trusted relationships with many key players together with detailed knowledge of the industry.

"We are very excited and proud to have partnered with Zhik by receiving the exclusive agency for South Africa," explains Warren Harvey, owner of Marine Connect. "Having closely monitoring Zhik's progress over the past four years, we have seen how the brand has radically changed the industry's approach by developing an extensive range of cutting-edge water sports apparel. From kite surfing, dinghies, coastal cruising to extreme ocean racing, this is exactly what the yachting industry has been crying out for."

Simon Payne, Zhik's Head of Sales adds, "We are very pleased to welcome Marine Connect and Warren to Zhik's network of international partners. His reputation, energy and passion for the industry are just what we need to build Zhik's brand profile in South Africa."

Prospective dealers can contact Warren Harvey on or and via mobile 0027 698 797 572 or 0027 783 816 564.

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