DEPARTURES & APPOINTMENTS
MORGAN LAGRAVIÈRE will be Thomas Ruyant‘s co-skipper again this season aboard For People, especially on the Transat Jacques Vabre, in which the duo are of course title holders. ANTOINE KOCH, designer of Thomas Ruyant’s new boat with Finot-Conq, will sail with Sam Goodchild on For The Planet, the former LinkedOut.
JOBS & RECRUITMENT
IROISE RIGGING is looking for a rigger/technician (M/F); freelance or permanent position to be filled immediately, based in Brest.
MERCONCEPT is looking for a composite technician available as soon as possible for a period of one month, position based in Concarneau.
ALLA GRANDE PIRELLI TEAM, the Ambrogio Beccaria team, is looking for two/three laminators and a general worker from April 28 to May 26, near Lorient.
GEPETO COMPOSITE is recruiting 2 experienced composite technicians (M/F); fixed-term or permanent positions depending on profiles, to be filled immediately, based in Lorient.
ALEX THOMSON RACING is looking for a partnership manager for L’Occitane Sailing Team, Clarisse Crémer’s Imoca team.
TR RACING, Thomas Ruyant’s offshore racing team, is looking for an intern assistantto work with the logistics and project management. The internship is from mid-June to mid-November 2023, based in Lorient.
LUCIE HARDY, back from an 18-month trip around the world, is a specialist in communication for major sporting events (Vendée Globe, Tour de France cyclist, 24h du Mans, UTMB, etc.) She is available as a freelancer for writing and all types of media relations.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & PARTNERSHIPS
VIRTUAL REGATTA and OC SPORT PEN DUICK have renewed their partnership until 2026, which covers the Transat Paprec, the Solitaire du Figaro, the Transat CIC and the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe.
LA ROCHELLE will welcome the arrival of the Tour Voile in mid-July, back this year with a revised format and on a new class, the Figaro Beneteau 3.
LA VAGUE organized a day on March 24th on the theme “Our magnificent sport must reinvent itself”, the synthesis of the conferences and workshops is there.
GAASTRA has renewed its contract as official partner of the ORC for 2023.
THE 37TH AMERICA’S CUP has been officially sanctioned as a World Sailing Special Event with sustainability at the heart of the agreement.
JEDDAH, in Saudi Arabia, will host the second Premilinary Regatta of the 37th America’s Cup from November 30 to December 3, 2023, an event which will be contested on the AC40s just like the first event in Spain.