Cap sur le Vendée Globe pour Sébastien Marsset

In the Market: Foussier partner of Sébastien Marsset for the Vendée Globe


PAMELA LEE and TIPHAINE RAGUENEAU won the Cap pour Elles selection set up by the organization of the Transat Jacques Vabre, which will allow them to benefit from support and a grant of 40,000 euros to run the transat in Class40.

ESTELLE GRECK has been chosen by Alternative Sailing and Constructions du Belon to wear their colors for four years on the Class40 circuit with a new Mach 40.5 at stake, delivered next July, aboard which she will compete in the Transat Jacques Vabre with Mathieu Jones, CEO of Alternative Sailing.

JULIEN PULVÉ will be Yannick Bestaven’s co-skipper aboard the Imoca Maître CoQ V in all the races of the season, including the Transat Jacques Vabre.



LORIMA is recruiting 1 operational director (M/F); permanent position to be filled immediately, based in Lorient.

NORTH SAILS, as part of their development on the Vannes and Lorient sites, is recruiting a designer who is passionate about sailing and racing, knowledge of CFD is a plus; permanent position to be filled immediately.

MARINE WEST are recruiting for the Port La Forêt site:

  • 1 versatile yard technician (composite, rigging, installation of flexiteek, fittings, etc.), permanent position
  • 1 HB / IB mechanic (preparation of new and used boats, maintenance, installation of equipment, etc.), permanent position
  • 1 versatile seasonal worker (cleaning, fairing, antifouling), fixed-term position

TIDE are looking for a community manager to manage the social networks of the various projects for which it is in charge (races, Class40 and Imoca skippers); permanent or fixed-term or freelance position, based in Lorient, with travel.

TEAM PRYSMIAN GROUP is looking for two experienced professionals in Lorient to permanently integrate the technical team of the Imoca Prysmian Group:

  • a boat captain with a good knowledge of Imoca systems
  • an autonomous versatile preparer with knowledge of mechanics, fittings and rigging

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.

CHALLENGE OCEAN is looking from March and April for two Sailing Captains 200 for its Challenge 67 monohulls; seasonal ENIM CDD contracts, until the end of October 2023.



FOR RENT in Lorient La Base, office space of 330 m² under construction. Large wooden terrace and elevator r, possibility of arrangement according to needs, delivery in September, presentation on plans. Contact: and


FOUSSIER has signed up as a co-partner, alongside Mon courtier énergie, of Sébastien Marsset on the Imoca circuit in 2023, and will become the sole title partner in 2024, year of the Vendée Globe.

SAINT-TROPEZ will host the SailGP Grand Prix de France on September 9 and 10 for the third consecutive year, the ticket office is already open.

CHARLIE DALIN will now race in Imoca under the colors of Macif, not Apivia, the mutual insurance companies are part of the same group.

ARKEA ULTIM CHALLENGE-BREST: the notice of race was published on Monday, detailing in particular the registration deadline, the qualification procedures and a few rules, such as the possibility of going into “ghost” mode twice during the race and the authorization of technical stops.

TOUR VOILE: the notice of race for the 2023 edition (July 1-16), for the first time contested in Figaro 3, has also been published; Please note that participants in the Tour de Bretagne will be able to take part in Act 2 of this Sailing Tour.

ARNAUD BOISSIÈRES and his team took advantage of the winter to modify the bow of the Imoca La Mie Câline.

IFREMER has joined forces with the Vendée Globe as part of a scientific program to “better understand marine currents and their evolution in the face of climate change”.

LA VOILERIE DAGOSAILS, created by Xavier Dagault three years ago, has been the exclusive retailer of the North Sails brand in La Rochelle since last fall.

The W HOTEL in Barcelona has teamed up with the Alinghi Red Bull Racing Challenge to inform the public, via color coding of illuminations, of its sailing days.

THE GLOBE40 is about to end, since the first of the last stage are expected next Tuesday in Lorient. A photo exhibition entitled Le grand voyage de la Globe 40 will be inaugurated on Saturday on the quays of La Base on this occasion.


THE NAV & CO APPLICATION has just been launched, providing access to essential navigation information (maritime regulations, beaconing, marine and underwater biodiversity, tide information, etc.) while being geolocated on the seabed. map of Shom.

LORIENT GRAND LARGE has launched a call for candidates to find the agency that will take care of the communication for Retour à La Base, the Imoca race which will start on November 22 from Martinique to Lorient.

Photo: Vincent Olivaud #RDR 2022
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