On the Market: sail racing moves #26

Departures and nominations, jobs, trainings, service offers, announcements and partnerships, launches… all you have to know about Sailing Market.

  • LES ATELIERS D’OLIVIER in Vannes have been selected by Luna Rossa to finish the new AC 75 of the Italian Challenger of Record.
  • NICOLAS LUNVEN will be the co-skipper of Kevin Escoffier aboard PRB on the next Transat Jacques Vabre.
  • BEYOU RACING is looking for an engineer for the design team/systems installer with at least 5 years of experience. Short term contract which could become permanent based in Lorient.
  • ROM ARRANGÉ is looking for a marine IT technician, a permanent job which begins immediately in Lorient.
  • PLASTIMO is looking for head of technical products; permanent job based in Lorient to start right away.
  • ALEX THOMSON RACING is looking for a naval architect to join the design team for Alex Thomson’s 2020-2021 Vendée Globe campaign; job based in Gosport (UK).
  • GIANCARLO PEDOTE is looking for a strong all-rounder to prepare his boat for the Vendée Globe; job based in Lorient with trips to race venues.
  • RIVOYRE ENGINEERING are looking for a draftsman designer / an Autocad designer with Bac + 2/3, with 2 years experience in boat building and race competition, mast, hulls, appendages; permanent position, based in Lorient.
  • CAPE HORN ENGINEERING is looking for a CFD engineer, experience required, permanent position in Portsmouth (Great Britain).
  • POGO STRUCTURES are recruiting a customer manager, with a good level of English required, this is a permanent position in Combrit (29).


  • FRANCK CAMMAS is the guest of the 6th episode of INTO THE WIND, the podcast of Tip & Shaft (in French). You can find Into The Wind on all platforms: iTunesDeezerSpotifySoundClound
  • BENETEAU will again sponsor the rookies ranking on the Solitaire Urgo Le Figaro.
  • BANQUE POPULAIRE has renewed their partnership with the Eric Tabarly association, in charge of the maintenance of and sailing the Pen Duick.
  • MALTA ALTUS CHALLENGE has officially withdrawn from the 36th America’s Cup. The two remaining late challengers, Stars + Stripes USA and DutchSail, have to confirm their ongoing commitmenttby July 1st.


  • ADH INOTEC launches a call for proposals regarding the supply contract of the Diam 24od Sails, for the seasons 2020 and 2021.


  • The legendary foiler HYDROPTERE will be auctioned on June 28th in Hawaii, reserve price $ 8,000 (via UltimBoat).
Photo : Maxime Horlaville / polaRYSE

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