DEPARTURES & APPOINTMENTS
CHARLIE DALIN joined the crew of 11th Hour Racing Team for the fifth leg of The Ocean Race between Newport and Aarhus, which started last Sunday, alongside Charlie Enright, Simon Fisher, Justine Mettraux and Amory Ross (on board reporter).
BASILE BUISSON, a Merchant Navy officer based in Gap, won the From Virtual to Real selection organized by the Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie Le Havre and Virtual Regatta, he will compete in the double-handed Transat in Class40 alongside Kieran Le Borgne.
PHILIPPE GUIGNÉ, founder of Many Players which became Virtual Regatta, announced this week his departure from the company he sold in October 2021 to 52 Entertainment.
JOBS & RECRUITMENT
LORIMA is immediately recruiting on permanent contracts in Lorient:
- a project manager in the methods office (M/F)
- 2 fitters (M/F)
TEAM MALIZIA is looking for an experienced rigger (5 years minimum) to work on Boris Herrmann’s Imoca project; position to be filled in Lorient, contract or staff, from July 1st.
TR RACING, Thomas Ruyant’s offshore racing team, is looking for a trainee assistant logistics project manager; internship from mid-June to mid-November 2023, based in Lorient.
SALES & RENTALS
BEYOU RACING is offering a 400 m² room in Lorient La Base, ideal for storing boats with mast and keel off. Available from June 15 to October 31, 2023.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & PARTNERSHIPS
RÉAUTÉ CHOCOLAT, which accompanied Armel Tripon in Ocean Fifty for the 2018 Route du Rhum, is continuing its partnership with Lomano Takasi this year, which began from 2019 to 2022 on the Mini 6.50 circuit, this time in Figaro 3, with more long-term participation in the Route du Rhum 2026 in Class40.
CHARLES HEIDSIECK signed as official champagne for The Ocean Race, the fifth leg of which starts on Sunday.
TEAM MALIZIA has announced its association with Windcoop as part of its Wind Shipping Project aimed at promoting wind as a means of propulsion in maritime transport.