DEPARTURES & APPOINTMENTS
URVASI NAIDOO, a British sports lawyer who has worked for the Commonwealth Games and the London 2012 Olympics, has been appointed director of Legal and Governance of World Sailing.
JOBS & RECRUITMENT
SAIL TAHITI, Beneteau, Excess, Neel dealer in Tahiti, is looking for a technical manager/fleet manager/skipper; BC200 diplomas or federal instructor cert required, as well as experience of transoceanic navigation and technical skills in composite materials, English essential; full-time position based in Tahiti.
CYCLOPS MARINE is recruiting a sales manager, fluency in English and French required; part-time or full-time position, based in Port Solent (Portsmouth) and/or telecommuting, with travel.
WINDELO CATAMARAN is looking for the development of its teams in Canet-en-Roussillon (fixed-term and permanent positions):
- a design departement technician
- a post manager
- an operations manager
- an administrative and financial manager
- a naval engineer
- Several composite technicians
- Several carpenters and joiners
- Several boat equipment technicians
PAULINE BAUDEMENT, who is an experienced project manager (event and IT) and a young sailor, is looking for new opportunities to link her professional career with projects in the world of sailing within a racing team on a human scale.
LOUIS HUCHET, who has just finished a Master of Engineering/Ship Science at the University of Southampton, is looking for a permanent contract in a design office (teams, construction sites, America’s Cup, etc.) to an engineering position (performance, composite, mechanics, hydrodynamics).
AYMERIC GENTIL-HÉLIÈS, junior engineer with a master’s degree in maritime engineering (SeaTech) as well as a specialized master’s degree in naval engineering & architecture at Ensta Bretagne, is looking for a position as a naval engineer in the office of studies and/or versatile trainer in the field of sailing racing.
SALES & RENTALS
FOR SALE (due to retirement) Hydraulique Méditerranée, a hydraulics company offering large yachting customers on the Côte d’Azur counter services (sale of crimped hydraulic hoses) and on-board repairs (changing hoses, cylinders, fault finding). Contact: email@example.com.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & PARTNERSHIPS
TIP & SHAFT/CONNECT is back : the business meeting and impact of competitive sailing will take place on October 6, 2022 at the Titan, in Nantes, a day devoted to issues related to social and environmental responsibility in the world of competitive sailing. To reserve your spot, click here.
SAILORZ, the first video-on-demand platform dedicated to competitive sailing, is offering its new features this week:
- History of a record : an exceptional documentary produced by one of the pioneers of media man, Dominique Pipat, who tells the story of the preparation then, camera embarked on board, the record for crossing the Atlantic, beaten in 1980 by Eric Tabarly and his crew of Paul Ricard.
- Inside Sailing, episode 8: the international sailing magazine takes us this month to the 44Cup in Sweden and the Waszp International Games in Italy.
THE 69F, a foiling monohull built by Persico Marine, has been chosen by the American Magic challenge as the training platform for its youth and women’s program. Four 69F US Foiling Select Series 1 will take place from September to February in Newport and Florida.
RANGE ROVER has signed up as the title partner of the SailGP Grand Prix de France, which will take place on September 10 and 11 in Saint-Tropez.
LOCMARIAQUER inaugurated a quay on Thursday in the name of Gerry Roufs, the Canadian sailor who disappeared during the Vendée Globe 1996-1997, who lived in the town of Morbihan.
MICHEL BRIAND, former resistance fighter and figure in La Rochelle sailing – selected to race the Dragon at the Mexico City Olympics in 1968, creator of the Rolly Tasker sailmakers, father of navigator Christine Briand and naval architect Philippe Briand – died on Wednesday at the age of 91 years old. Tip & Shaft sends its sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.
Photo: Bob Martin for SailGP