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BUSINESS have the chance to test out their sea legs as part of a new event this year.

The Business South League of Champions is a new sailing race taking place as part of Southampton Sailing Week (May 24 to 29).

The event will give competitors the chance to battle it out for victory on the water against like-minded businesses.

Each team of 10 will have its own professional skipper and first mate on board its Sunsail F40.

Sally Thompson, chief executive of Business South, said: ‘We’re very excited about the launch of the first Business South League of Champions. We’re well-known for our events on land but this is the first time we’ve run anything like this. It’ll be a great opportunity for businesses looking to reward their staff, take part in some teambuilding or entertain their clients.’

Entry is £1,170 per team of 10 or £140 per person for individual entries. To reserve a boat go to southamptonsailingweek.co.uk