Everial 177 de Stan Thuret

In the Market: Erwan Le Draoulec succeeds Stan Thuret in Class40


FRANCIS LE GOFF, assisted by Yann Chateau, will again be in charge of the race management of the Transat Paprec which will start on April 30 from Concarneau bound for Saint-Barthélémy.

WILL RYAN, Australian Olympic 470 champion, has joined the Swiss SailGP team.

ERWAN LE DRAOULEC is the new skipper of the Class40 Everial in place of Stan Thuret, who has announced that he is stopping offshore racing.



OCEAN DATA SYSTEM is recruiting as soon as possible, on permanent contracts in Lorient:

  • 1 qualified technician installer on-board electronic system
  • 1 sales/marketing/communications assistant

MERCONCEPT is looking for 3 composite technicians, 2 on 3-month contracts and 1 on a permanent contract, to work on the Ultime project; positions available now, based in Concarneau.

GEPETO COMPOSITE is recruiting 2 experienced composite technicians (M/F); fixed-term or permanent positions depending on the profiles, to be filled immediately, based in Lorient.

MULTIPLAST is recruiting a design office technician (M/F); permanent position, based in Vannes, to be filled as soon as possible.

ACCOR is looking for a sailing sponsorships lead as part of the group’s partnership with the Orient Express Team challenge and the French SailGP team; freelance position to be filled immediately, until the end of 2024.



GISELE PINTO, bilingual French/Italian, is looking for new missions, freelance or under contract, in logistics and project management within an offshore racing team.

XAVIER GUILLARD, freelance consultant in IT project management since 2013, is looking for a project management assignment in an offshore racing team.


TRACY EDWARDS and DP WORLD, partner of The Maiden Factor World Tour, a world tour that aims to promote women’s education, have confirmed their participation in the Ocean Globe Race, which will start on September 10th.

LES VOILES DE SAINT-TROPEZ will change formula again this year, 2023, with a more compact event (September 29-October 8) which will be opened by the Maxis, alone on the water on the first day of regattas (October 1).

THE WORLD MATCH RACING TOUR has released its 2023 schedule, featuring 15 events and a final in Shenzen from December 12-17.

PORTSMOUTH will host the 2023 European Formula Kite Championships (Olympic class) from September 19-24.

THE PURE OCEAN CHALLENGE, which consists of trying to beat reference times on the Bermuda-Lorient route, celebrates its fourth edition in 2023, with a start on May 7. Registrations are open.

GROUPE APICIL, the Imoca of Damien Seguin (ex Maître CoQ IV), will be equipped for the 2023 season with big, new foils.

THE MASSILIA CUP will now take place in two stages, an inshore meeting (March 24-26 in 2023), an offshore (June 23-July 2), merger of Corsica Med and Duo Max.

THE 2023 FOILING AWARDS will be awarded on March 29 in Milan.

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