DEPARTURES & APPOINTMENTS
SAILGP unveiled the composition of the jury which will be in charge of supervising the Impact League during season 4, the sustainability championship which challenges the ten teams on environmental and societal criteria.
JOBS & RECRUITMENT
THE STAND AS ONE TEAM is looking for its technical director for Eric Bellion’s new Imoca; permament position to be filled quickly, based in La Forêt-Fouesnant.
- an administrative and financial manager (on permanent contracts)
- an industrial management controller (on permanent contracts)
- draping operators and a nautical project manager in anticipation of the construction of Armel Tripon’s Imoca
ARMEL TRIPON AND THE DOUDOUS SAIL TEAM are looking for design office engineers, a boat captain, multi-skilled planners and preparateurs for the construction of their Imoca at Duqueine Atlantique in Malville. For the rest of the project, the boat will be in La Trinité-sur-Mer.
OCEANSLAB, Phil Sharp’s Imoca team, is looking to recruit (firstname.lastname@example.org) in La Rochelle:
- an experienced multi-skilled boat captain
- a multi-skilled laminator
- a systems preparateur (deck fittings, hydraulics)
GEPETO COMPOSITE, facility building high-performance composites, is recruiting 2 composite technicians; fixed-term or permanent positions according to profiles, to be filled on September 1, based in Lorient.
HELLY HANSEN GROUP is looking for a watersport technical sales representative with a strong knowledge of the sailing distribution and industry to oversee the distribution of Helly Hansen and Musto technical products for its wholesale division; position based in Lorient with extensive traveling.
SEAIR is recruiting a draftsman/designer/designer to strengthen its design office; permanent position to be filled immediately, based in Lorient.
EOLE PERFORMANCE, based in Talmont Saint Hilaire (85), is recruiting as soon as possible as part of their development:
- a composite technician, fixed-term or permanent position
- a fittings technician, permanent position
ARMEN INITIATIVE is looking for a nautical sales technician; permanent position, flexible location with travel.
DUBARRY OF IRELAND is looking for a responsable commercial secteur with a good knowledge of the sailing and the country markets to assist in the sales and distribution of Dubarry footwear and clothing products into our wholesale accounts. Location ideally in the North East with extensive travel; applications to be sent here.
TIP & SHAFT offers a commercial and business development internship; 6-month internship, to be filled from September 2023, based in Lisbon.
GAUTIER CHAMBOLLE, general engineer (Ecam Rennes) with specialization in superyacht design (Solent University), having worked in the design office of Actual, is looking for a new opportunity in the design office from September, ideally within a team.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & PARTNERSHIPS
CLASS40 has announced that a new transatlantic race with a crew of three between Belle-Ile en Mer and Marie-Galante, the Niji 40, will take place in 2024, with a start scheduled for April 7, it will be organized by Ultim Sailing.
MANU COUSIN, whose sponsor, the Sétin Group decided to end their partnership this summer, will now sail under the colors of the Coup de Pouce association, which fights against school dropping out, and has a new partner, Giffard Manutention who will share the co-naming of the boat. However, he is still trying to complete his budget.
ROMAIN ATTANASIO has become an ambassador for Play International, an NGO specializing in education through sport for young people in vulnerable situations.
PANINI, which has become an official licensee of the Vendée Globe, will publish an album of 200 stickers for the next edition, in 2024.
ASHURST has signed up as the official legal services partner of the Gentoo Sailing Team, the Imoca team of Briton James Harayda.
ZHIK has signed up as an official supplier for the US SailGP team.
MOVEMBER, a foundation whose objective is to raise awareness and support research on health issues affecting men, will be the title partner in Class40 until the end of 2026 of Bertrand Guillonneau, who has just launched his new Pogo S4.
THE 24H ULTIM, a new race in the Ultim class launched last year, will be run this year as double-handed from September 28 to October 1 in Lorient.