On the Market: Sébastien Simon has joined Guyot environnement – Team Europe for The Ocean Race


SÉBASTIEN SIMON has joined Guyot environnement – Team Europe for The Ocean Race. He will act as an alternate for Dutreux on certain legs as well as providing on shore strategic support around performance analysis, meteorology, and navigation.



EFFETS MER are recruiting for posts in Lorient (positions to be filled immediately):

SAIL TAHITI, Beneteau, Excess, Neel dealer in Tahiti, is looking for a technical manager/fleet manager/skipper; BC200 diplomas or federal instructor cert required, as well as experience of transoceanic navigation and technical skills in composite materials, English essential; full-time position based in Tahiti.

CYCLOPS MARINE is recruiting a sales manager, fluency in English and French required; part-time or full-time position, based in Port Solent (Portsmouth) and/or telecommuting, with travel.

WINDELO CATAMARAN is looking for the development of its teams 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



CORTO SIMON-CASTELNÉRAC, holder of a DUT in materials science and engineering, is looking for a position as a composite technician in the field of offshore racing on an Imoca, Ocean Fifty or Class40 project.

PAULINE BAUDEMENT, who is an experienced project manager (event and IT) and a young sailor, is looking for new opportunities to link her professional career with projects in the world of sailing within a racing team on a human scale.



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:

FOR RENT the Malouinière La Basse-Flourie, near Saint-Malo intramural, for the organization of lunches, seminars, business meetings, as part of the start of the Route du Rhum 2022.



TIP & SHAFT/CONNECT, the business meeting and impact of competitive sailing, takes 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. The program is now complete, you have until Thursday, September 15 to take your places at the normal rate, for all the information and reservations it’s here!

SAILORZ, the first video-on-demand platform dedicated to competitive sailing, is offering its new features this week:

  • Episodes 2 and 3 of Racing on the Edge: the first looks back on the Australian success at the Chicago Grand Prix in June, the second is devoted to the progress of the New Zealand team of the duo Peter Burling-Blair Tuke who triumphed for the first time on the circuit in Plymouth.
  • The Café de la Marine welcomes Paul Meilhat as he launches his Imoca Biotherm with the Route du Rhum and The Ocean Race in sight.

OLYMP, a German clothing brand, has signed a three-year partnership with Team Malizia, Boris Herrmann’s Imoca team.

GIN KITEBOARDING, a Swiss brand of kite equipment and sails, has joined the SP80 project which aims to break the world sailing speed record.



THE FASTNET CHERBOURG ARRIVAL ASSOCIATION has launched a call for territorial projects based around two themes: the sea and Normandy.

IMOCA has launched a new life raft designed with Plastimo, which takes account of feedback from Kevin Escoffier on the last Vendée Globe.


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