APPOINTMENTS & DEPARTURES
LOÏS BERREHAR has been chosen by Fabrice Amedeo as co-skipper for the next Transat Jacques Vabre to race in the Imoca aboard Nexans – Arts & Fenêtres.
STÉPHANE BOURRUT LACOUTURE has been appointed CSR manager at OC Sport Pen Duick.
JOBS & RECRUITMENTS
MERCONCEPT is looking for a project manager to follow the design and construction of a new Imoca; a structural engineer (M/F), a senior engineer (M/F) with a focus on naval architecture (aero/hydro); an aero/hydro engineer trainee (M/F) with a background in naval architecture; positions based in Concarneau.
GEPETO COMPOSITE are recruiting an experienced polyvalent prototypist (M / F); CDD position (with possibility of evolution to CDI) to be filled quickly, based in Lorient.
ULLMAN SAILS ST. MAARTEN is recruiting a qualified sailmakers for the Caribbean season from November to May 2022 (via Scuttlebutt Sailing News)
OC SPORT PEN DUICK is looking for its future marketing and communication interns to work on the events of the Group’s portfolio including La Solitaire du Figaro, The Transat CIC, the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe, the double-handed Transat Concarneau Saint- Bartholomew; 6 month internship based in Lorient.
ANNOUCEMENTS & PARTNERSHIPS
THE TRANSAT JACQUES VABRE NORMANDIE LE HAVRE will bring together – subject to qualification – 82 boats on the starting line on November 7 (49 in Class40, 21 in Imoca, 7 in Ocean Fifty and 5 in Ultime), a record entry
THE GLOBAL SOLO CHALLENGE has added several new entries over the past two weeks including those of the American Colin Bastable, the Italian Alessandro Tosetti and the French skipper Pierre-Etienne Rault de Rubry who is the 27th registered entrant.
The MIRABAUD YACHT RACING IMAGE invites professional photographers to submit their best image, taken since October 7, 2020, before September 7, 2021 to the traditional international regatta photo competition
EUROCHEF, a network of professional kitchen installers in mainland France, overseas departments and territories, Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg have become the title partner of the Mini Transat.
The ROUTE DU RHUM officially starts 6th November 2022. The Notice of Race and Marketing Annexe were published today by OC Sport Pen Duick. The maximum number of entries is fixed at 120 boats.
ALONE BETWEEN SKY AND SEA, the story of the his Vendée Globe by Boris Herrmann and written by journalist Andreas Wolfers, will be released on September 20.
BRUCE KIRBY, the creator of the Laser (now ILCA), launched in 1971 and of which more than 220,000 boats were built died Sunday at the age of 92 years.
Photo: Alexis Courcoux