DEPARTURES & APPOINTMENTS
IAIN MURRAY was reappointed by America’s Cup Events Limited to his position as race director for the 37th America’s Cup, which he had already occupied during the 36th, as well as RICHARD SLATER, chief umpire
ERICA LUSH, an American skipper who has sailed a lot in recent years with the crew of the Farr 58 Maiden, has just joined the Imoca Canada Ocean Racing team. The team has partnered with the Magenta Project to have women sail aboard Scott Shawyer’s 60-footer.
JOBS & RECRUITMENT
WINDELO CATAMARAN is looking for in Canet-en-Roussillon (fixed-term and permanent positions):
- a design departement technician
- a post manager
- an operations manager
- an administrative and financial manager
- a naval engineer
- Several composite technicians
- Several carpenters and joiners
- Several boat equipment technicians
AVEL ROBOTICS is recruiting an experienced technician in composites (5 to 10 years of minimum experience) and workshop team manager; permanent position, based in Lorient.
TEAM NED 12 (IRC-doublehanded, Sun Fast 3300) would like to expand with a very much race-experienced Transocean co-skipper (M/F) for 2023 onwards (and Cap Martinique 2024). You are willing to participate in boat preparation, trainings and race’s. Base is La Trinité-sur-Mer. Program details mutually to be decided on.
THE NEXAN ART & FENETRES TEAM by Fabrice Amedeo is looking for a versatile composites technical trainer (M/F); permanent position, to be filled from January 2023, located in Lorient.
THE TEAM ACTUAL offers an engineering student who is at the end of their studies a 6-month approved internship to put their theoretical knowledge into practice within the design office; internship to be filled from January 2023, based in La Trinité-sur-Mer.
SALES & RENTALS
FOR SALE (due to retirement) Hydraulique Méditerranée, a hydraulics company offering large yachting customers on the Côte d’Azur counter services (sale of crimped hydraulic hoses) and on-board repairs (changing hoses, cylinders, fault finding). Contact: email@example.com.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & PARTNERSHIPS
TIP & SHAFT/CONNECT, the business meeting and impact of competitive sailing, will take place on October 6, 2022 at the Titan, in Nantes, a day devoted to issues related to the economy and social and environmental responsibility in the world of competitive sailing. For all the info and reservations it’s here!
SAILORZ MAKES ITS RHUM! Until the start of the 12th Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe, the first video-on-demand platform dedicated to competitive sailing offers programming dedicated to single-handed transatlantic sailing. This week :
- A retrospective of the 2010 edition with A taste of Rhum; The Route du Rhum man, behind the scenes with the late race director Jean Maurel; The hard law of the Rhum and Cammas, a great insight into the human and sporting trajectory of the winner of this 2010 edition.
- On the news side, the 3rd episode of Sailing to the Games, the international series which follows all the Olympic preparation until the Paris Games 2024.
WARNER BROS. DISCOVERY has entered into a “long-term” partnership with The Ocean Race for live broadcasts, editorial content production and distribution.
AMERICA’S CUP EVENT published on Thursday the notice of race for the Youth and Women’s America’s Cup which will begin respectively on September 19 and October 3, 2024 in Barcelona and end on October 2 and 16. Seven teams not participating in the 37th America’s Cup will be able to join the five registered challenges.
ARMEL TRIPON, who had dismasted last April following the capsizing of his Ocean Fifty Les P’tits Doudous, recovered a new mast last week, built at Duqueine Atlantique, near Nantes.
SAILGP has published its first purpose and impact annual report of the circuit of 50 during season 2.
Photo: Adam Mustill / America’s Cup