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  • Portrait VPLP: Van Peteghem/Lauriot-Prévost

    25 candles and challenges The naval architects Marc Van Peteghem and Vincent Lauriot-Prévost are celebrating a 25-years collaboration. Started in 1983, this firm has now 25 employees working on 2 differents sites and 2 different concepts: racing and cruising. Well-known since the mutlihull Pierre 1er, the winner of the Route du Rhum in 1990, and […]

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  • Portrait Richard Mérigeaux

    35 crossings of the Golfe de Gascogne, 19 transatlantic and a half turn of the world, from the Pacific Ocean to the Red Sea, while passing through the Indian Ocean, Richard Mérigeaux finished second of the 2003 mini transat on “Bon Pied Bon Oeil”. Sailor of exception, he is accustomed of the podiums for the […]

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  • Portrait Dominique Demachy

    08/2007 – Freedom and good fun. Dominique Demachy reached Pointe à Pitre on November 21st 2006, completing the Route du Rhum on board Gifi before heading to the Paris Boat Show, where Nauticnews met the award-winning skipper, who lives in Villeneuve-sur-Lot in the south-west of France. You just finished your first Route du Rhum? Yes. […]

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  • Portrait Jean-Luc Van den Heede

    Record holder of a round the world trip, the wrong way, on his monohull Adrien”, second in the “Route du Rhum”, race winner of the 60 foot world championship, Jean-luc Van Den Heede is an experienced and accomplished seaman who keeps his two feet on the ground. The meeting The broad shouldered gray bearded man […]

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