Promising young sailor sails with world’s best

Cowes - 4th August, 2021 

Young sailor, Will Heritage (20) was able to develop his sailing skills at the highest level when he joined Gladiator’s racing team at Cowes Week on Youth Day. Will was delighted when the boat's tactician was his childhood hero, England Olympic Gold medallist and three-times World Champion, Paul Goodison MBE, who joins Gladiator’s all-British team this season. 

For the event, the Langley Holdings group sponsored TP52 racing yacht Gladiator carried the branding of the group’s Reader Cement Products subsidiary.

Youth day was introduced for the first time this year by the Cowes Week organisers in partnership with another famous sailing regatta, Antigua Sailing Week. It was an opportunity to put the spotlight on young sailors, offering them encouragement and highlighting their successes.

Next up for Gladiator - the SUPER-CHARGED three-event 2021 TP52 SUPER SERIES season, starting in Puerto Portals on 24th August.

Will Heritage joins Team Gladiator at Cowes Week on Youth Day.

For the event, the Langley Holdings group sponsored TP52 racing yacht Gladiator carried the branding of the group’s Reader Cement Products subsidiary

About Gladiator Sailing Team

In common with all Langley businesses, the group sponsored Gladiator Sailing Team represents the very best technology in its field, attracts highly talented can-do people and conducts itself with the highest standards of integrity.

About Reader

Reader has been producing high quality cement products since 1985, originally for the mining industry. Today the company produces a full range of blended cement products to the construction, civil engineering, tunnelling and DIY markets. The company operates state-of-the-art blending and vacuum packing ISO9001 quality assured facilities

Reader Cement Products Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the privately owned British engineering and industrial group Langley Holdings plc, which employs around 4,300 people worldwide.