DEPARTURES & APPOINTMENTS
ALINGHI RED BULL RACING has renewed its TF35 team for the 2023 season: Yvan Ravussin is now project manager and the core crew is made up of Jérémy Bachelin, Joao Cabecadas, Lauranne Mettraux and Matthieu Ravussin. The sailing team will change for each event.
ORIENT EXPRESS RACING TEAM has unveiled the 9 women and 8 young people selected to defend the colours of the French challenge at the next Youth and Women’s America’s Cup in Barcelona in September/October 2024. This selection will be reduced by the end of the year to 6 elements for both crews.
ERWAN LE ROUX is taking Devan Le Bihan on board Koesio for the next Pro Sailing Tour aboard Koesio, in addition to his usual crew members Steven Liorzou and Audrey Ogereau. THIBAUT VAUCHEL-CAMUS has called on Quentin Vlamynck, who no longer has a partner on the circuit since the withdrawal of Arkema, for the Pro Sailing Tour and the Transat Jacques Vabre, while the Spaniard Pep Costa will also be aboard Solidaires en Peloton-Arsep on the Pro Sailing Tour.
JOBS & RECRUITMENT
MERCONCEPT is looking for:
- a composites technician available as soon as possible for a period of one month, position based in Concarneau.
- an engineer for its design office for the SVR-Lazartigue project, position based in Concarneau; starting between June and September
ALLA GRANDE PIRELLI TEAM, the Ambrogio Beccaria team, is looking for two to three laminators and a general worker (M/F) from April 28 to May 26, near Lorient.
ORIENT EXPRESS TEAM, a French challenger involved in the next America’s Cup, is recruiting a PLC programmer (M/F).
CARLOTA ALONSO, a professional in the sailing sector, is finishing her post as Media Operations Coordinator in early July with The Ocean Race. She is then looking for a position in the offshore racing sector, communication, events or logistics.
LUCIE HARDY, back from an 18-month trip around the world and specialist in communication for major sporting events (Vendée Globe, Tour de France cycling 24h du Mans, UTMB, etc.), is available as a freelancer for writing and media relations.
MAXIME RICOUART, at the end of his engineering school course at ISEN Brest and on a work-study program at Naval Group in Lorient, is looking for a position in project management in the offshore racing sector, from of October 2023.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & PARTNERSHIPS
THE OCEAN RACE EUROPE will be held in 2025 announced the organizers as they launched a host city selection process.
The GLOBE40 has published the pre-notice of race for the second edition of the round the world in Class40, the start of which will be given at the end of summer 2025; the final notice of race will be published on September 1st.
WALT, an association promoting work-study programs, is extending its partnership with Lalou Multi until 2026, as title sponsor of the Class40 skippered by Keni Piperol.
TAG HEUER becomes a partner of the foiler FlyingNikka, based in Punta Ala.