La Solitaire 2022 s'élancera de Nantes

On the Market: The Solitaire du Figaro 2022 will start from Nantes


MÉLANIE LAURENT will be the godmother of SVR Lazartigue, the new Ultim of François Gabart, which will be christened on Monday in Concarneau.

TANGUY DE LAMOTTE, former skipper of Initiatives Coeur, joined Candela as head of US operations.



TIP & SHAFT is recruiting a video project manager as part of its development projects; permanent position, based in Lorient La Base, to be filled immediately.

MADINTEC is recruiting a race electronics support technician, a permanent position based in Lorient, to be filled immediately.

SEAIR who are engaged in projects to reduce the carbon footprint of motor boats using retractable and servo-controlled foil are offering permanent contracts (in Lorient): to

PIXEL SUR MER is recruiting a marine electronic technician; permanent position based in Lorient, to be filled immediately.

YB SAILING is recruiting an in house on board systems manager for Yannick Bestaven’s future Imoca; a CDI position to be filled immediately, based in La Rochelle.

THE ELLEN MACARTHUR CANCER TRUST is recruiting an operations manager a permanent position based in Cowes (Great Britain), applications to be sent before September 26th.

MMPROCESS is looking for a marine engineer to support its development, permanent position, to be filled immediately, based in Quiberon.

SEAIR who are engaged in projects to reduce the carbon footprint of motor boats using retractable and servo-controlled foil are offering permanent contracts (in Lorient): to

ULLMAN SAILS ST. MAARTEN are currently looking for a qualified sail maker for their upcoming season from November 2021 to May 2022 (via EuroSail News).



THE SOLITAIRE DU FIGARO 2022 will start from Nantes and will finish to Piriac-sur-Mer.

THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND YACHT SQUADRON and EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND announced this Friday that they are extending the selection period for the 37th America’s Cup host venue.

FRANCIS JOYON will tackle, from the beginning of October, the crewed record of the Route de la Découverte, held since 2013 by Spindrift in 6 days 14 hours 29 minutes and 33 seconds. He will be accompanied on board Idec Sport by Bertrand Delesne, Bernard Stamm, Antoine Blouet and Christophe Houdet.

THE OCEAN GLOBE RACE, an old-school more traditional round-the-world race based on the Whitbread model, currently has 22 team registered, the limit having been set at 34. It should be noted that Sébastien Delasnerie is now assistant race director alongside Nick Bice.

CHARLINE PICON, double Olympic medalist in RS: X board (gold in Rio, silver in Tokyo), announced on Monday that she has decided to start a new campaign for the Paris 2024 Games, but this time in 49er FX alongside former Laser racer Sarah Steyaert.

THE BARCOLANA is organizing the Barcolana Sea Summit as part of the race of the same name, which will take place from October 6 to 9 in Trieste.

TEAM FRANCE will contribute to the SailGP Women Pathway program by providing financial and logistical assistance to the female athletes of the SailGP France team, and thus enable them to train in Waszp and GC32 in 2021 and 2022.

THE GLOBAL SOLO CHALLENGE announced this week two new French registrants, Jérôme M. and François Gouin.

IRIDIUM and THALES have renewed their partnership with the Imoca class.



THE ROESTLI SAILING TEAM is launching the SOS Academy, intended to open ocean racing to young Swiss sailors. A selection process will take place every two years for support on the Mini circuit (in series and proto), before switching to Class40. Valentin Gautier and Simon Koster are looking for partners to help finance the project.

BSB MARINE, which created the Oscar system to detect unidentified floating objects have launched Oscar Sentry, a version dedicated to motor boats.

LA ROCHELLE NAUTIQUE, the result of the merger between the Société des Régates Rochelaises and the La Rochelle Sailing School, was officially launched in early September.



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