APPOINTMENTS & DEPARTURES
THE FFVOILE unveiled on Thursday the list of 12 sailors nominated for the title of French Sailor of the Year 2021 which will be awarded on December 6.
JOBS & RECRUITMENTS
THE IMOCA CLASS, as part of its development, is recruiting a marketing and communication project manager with experience in sports events. English required; position based in Lorient, with travel.
NEEL-TRIMARANS GROUP is recruiting on permanent contracts in La Rochelle a group sales manager (Neel-Trimarans, Leen-Trimarans, Trimaran Yacht Charter).
COCOON CRUISERS, Lorient, motorsailor R&D project foil assisted research:
- a young applied CFD doctor working on OpenFOAM, a remote position based in France
- a young doctor (in France) or senior engineer (Buenos Aires, local salary), composite calculations.
- Several designers / architects / ergonomists with a feminine outlook on life on board (Buenos Aires).
OUTREMER is looking for a boat technical advisor; permanent position, to be filled immediately, based in La Grande Motte.
TEAM MALIZIA is recruiting a communicator, bilingual German / English.
VPLP DESIGN is recruiting an experienced fluid mechanics / CFD engineer in Vannes, a position to be filled immediately.
MARSAUDON COMPOSITES is developing its range with the ORC57 and are looking for technical and commercial candidates (M / F) for permanent positions based in Lorient La Base:
- a versatile on-board system technician (electricity, plumbing and fluids)
- a head of on-board system
- a finisher
- a composites technician
- a project manager
GUNBOAT are looking for five boat builders as well as a composite team leader for the assembly of the first two Gunboat 80s (start in February 2022).
LOUIS BOUDAILLIEZ, currently studying at Cranfield University (UK) a MSc in Advanced Mechanical engineering, is looking for an individual research project in the competitive sailing world, from April 2022. The university’s facilities are available. His dream job is to work as an engineer on an America’s cup team.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & PARTNERSHIPS
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BANQUE POPULAIRE announced on Monday the purchase, after the Route du Rhum 2022, of the Imoca Apivia for Clarisse Crémer, who will compete in the Vendée Globe 2024 aboard what will become the new Banque Populaire XII.
THE OCEAN RACE will start on January 15, 2023 from Alicante, with a first stage that will take the fleet to Cape Verde. The dates of the other stages will be communicated before the end of the year.
AMA is committed as the official supplier of the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe, the company will provide skippers with its connected reality solution, XpertEye.
AMERICAN MAGIC has confirmed, after the publication of the Protocol of the 37th America’s Cup, its intention to file a challenge with the New Zealand defender.
IRC has published its rules for the year 2022.
THE 8TH MARTINIQUE CATA RAID, contested in F16 and F18, will take place from January 23 to 29.
LORIENT GRAND LARGE has launched a Diam 24 training group led by Arnaud Jarlegan (ex Groupama Team France among others). Training sessions are scheduled for December.
Photo : Jean-Marie Liot/Alea/Disobey/Apivia