(founder and owner of www.sailinggearrent.com)
Mitja Margon is Slovenian sailor, coach, entrepreneur and father of five kids.
Among sailing achievements are: triple Olympian, multiple World and European Championship medalist in Olympic classes, multiple National Champion in various classes and actual World Champion in RC44 Class.
Founder and owner of company Sailing Point Ltd. (since 2001), distributor of many leading brands such as Harken, Spinlock, Gottifredi Maffioli, Gill, Zhik and others.
“The idea of Sailing Gear Rent was born a couple of years ago, when I saw so many occasional (1-2 week/year) sailors, walking out of the store without buying what they came for, realizing how expensive could be their week of sailing not having proper weather gear. So, the demand and experience in other fields helped create the product.
Now it’s here, available at affordable prices, to all charter and sailing friends around Adriatic. We chose high quality and latest model Gill gear, because we know and trust the brand. Welcome!”
Sailing Point (technical and logistic partner and support)
Sailing Point Ltd. is a Slovenian based company, established in 2001 by two of the most successful Slovenian sailors, Mitja Margon and Tomaz Copi. The company started as representation and distributors of some of the World’s leading brands in marine (sailing) industry. Working with leading companies and names plus adding the strong sailing background from owners and the team, brought reliability and trust to partners and customers and allowed the company to grow and expand even during the hard times that the industry faced.
In 2004, the activity expanded in retail with first and unique Specialized Sailing Store in the home town – Portoroz. Today, Sailing Point – Specialized Sailing Store (reg.name) counts 2 more locations in Slovenia (Izola, since 2015) and Croatia (Sukosan, since 2016) and is looking for new locations, expanding as franchise.
The company and its stores will serve as logistic and technical support to the bases and customers of sailinggearrent.com and wherever the sailing gear will be delivered/picked.