Sponsorship

Launch Event

About Sponsorship

We offer you the opportunity to become part of the 75th anniversary of Operation Frankton.

You can join us by making the journey from Gironde to Bordeaux with members of the SBSA, you can sponsor the event itself, or you can sponsor an injured serviceman taking part in this event.

All three packages offer unique experiences. Depending on the package chosen, these can include a visit to Royal Marines Poole, a RIB ride down the Thames, and having an SBSA member give your staff an enlightening talk and Q&A session.

The core packages are:

Event Sponsor

Have your brand associated with this story of bravery.

Injured Serviceman Sponsor

Let your company support our Special Forces and be inspired by their courage.

Boat Sponsor

Sponsor one of the canoes, and if your staff wish, take part as well.

Event Sponsor

The main event sponsor will benefit from the following suite of media promotion, branded content and rights.

Unique Events

Attendance at SBSA events including a private lunch for you and your guests at the Special Forces Club in London, a trip down the Thames with the SBSA on a high performance RIB to the post-event reception and a visit to the Royal Marines in Poole. We’ll also arrange for a former SBS operative to deliver a motivational talk and Q&A session with your staff.

Event Branding

Your company’s branding will be included in the brand lock-up throughout the re-enactment that’s built-in on all official materials and merchandise including on kayaks, paddles and paddlers, training camp, all safety boats and support vehicles as well as on training and performance apparel.

Use of Branding

Your branding will be included on all official media portals leading with the official website and social media channels, at press events and training venues, paddle start points, as well as during the event itself and celebratory London reception.

Official Media Materials

The inclusion of your company’s branding across all official media materials for Cockleshell Heroes 75 including press releases, social media posts and sponsor-related activity as well as access to appropriate team and event related imagery.

Sponsorship Activation

As an event sponsor you will be entitled to include the Cockleshell Heroes 75 branding in your own marketing and PR campaigns as well as your social media outlets, digital marketing and promotion and internal communications.

Team Access

The Cockleshell Heroes 75 promotional team will be available to you for assistance in event related content generation throughout.


Cost of package: £45,000


Injured Serviceman Boat Sponsor

Sponsors of the injured serviceman can expect to enjoy the following suite of media promotion, branded content and rights.

Bespoke Events

Attendance at the paddle memorial event as well as tickets and RIB ride to the reception at the Special Forces Club. We will also arrange for the sponsored Injured Serviceman taking part in Cockleshell Heroes 75 to deliver a motivational talk and Q&A session with your staff.

Event Branding

Your company’s branding will be included on the injured serviceman’s kayak, paddles and co-paddler as well as training apparel.

Use of Branding

Your branding will be included on all official media portals leading with the official website and social media channels, at press events and training venues, paddle start points, as well as during the event itself and celebratory London reception.

Official Media Materials

The inclusion of your company’s branding across all official media materials for Cockleshell Heroes 75 including press releases, social media posts and sponsor-related activity as well as access to appropriate team and event related imagery.

Sponsorship Activation

As an injured serviceman boat sponsor you will be entitled to include the Cockleshell Heroes 75 branding in your own marketing and PR campaigns as well as your social media outlets, digital marketing and promotion and internal communications.

Team Access

The Cockleshell Heroes 75 promotional team will be available to you for assistance in event related content generation throughout.


Cost of package: £25,000

Boat Sponsor

Sponsor one of the canoes retracing the route of the original Operation Frankton, and if you wish, take part too.

Bespoke Events

SBSA Member giving a motivational talk and Q&A to your staff. Attendance at the paddle memorial event.

Event Branding

Your company’s branding will be included on a kayak, its paddles and paddlers as well as training apparel.

Use of Branding

Your branding will be included on all official media portals leading with the official website and social media channels, at press events and training venues, training camp, as well as during the event itself and celebratory London reception.

Official Media Materials

The inclusion of your company’s branding across all official media materials for Cockleshell Heroes 75 including press releases, social media posts and sponsor-related activity as well as access to appropriate team and event related imagery.

Sponsorship Activation

As a boat sponsor you will be entitled to include the Cockleshell Heroes 75 branding in your own marketing and PR campaigns as well as your social media outlets, digital marketing and promotion and internal communications.

Team Access

The Cockleshell Heroes 75 promotional team will be available to you for assistance in event related content generation throughout.


Cost of package:

£10,000 per boat

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£15,000 per seat