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Edward Mortleman joins Couach Shipyard

Couach Yachts, Eurolarge Innovation, G Force Yachts, SailGrib, VMG-Soromap have made the headlines in recent days.

Couach - New heads and office in the Mediterranean

Edward Mortleman takes over the management of the recently opened Couach yard office in Golfe Juan. As agency manager, he will be in charge of Couach's services for yacht owners, brokers and captains, functions he has already performed in his career as crew manager and shipyard salesman. He joins Mauricio Weiszberger, who took over the commercial management of Couach at the beginning of 2017.

Edward Mortleman

Eurolarge Innovation and Bretagne Development Innovation - Marriage approved

On Friday 30 June 2017, during the mixed general assemblies of Bretagne Développement Innovation and Eurolarge Innovations, in Lorient, the members of the two associations unanimously approved the merger project of Eurolarge Innovation by Bretagne Développement Innovation. The merger, now effective, should enable the cluster to continue its actions in favour of electronics, embedded digital and composite technologies for the entire Breton economy.

G Force Yachts - A distributor for Switzerland

G-Force Yachts has entrusted the distribution of its boats in French-speaking Switzerland to Léman Nautique. The fast yacht brand founded by the Dutchman Jeroen Wats continues its development after the announcement, earlier in 2017, of the allocation of distribution for France to Phare Bleu Yachting.

X-Treme 26 by G Force Yachts

SailGrib - The start-up moves into Station F

SailGrib, the routing and weather application, installs its offices in Station F, in Paris. This place, inaugurated on June 29, 2017 by the President of the Republic, is, according to its founder Xavier Niel, the boss of Free, the largest start-up campus in the world. According to Henri Laurent, the company's founder, it is about"being at the heart of the action, accelerating SailGrib's development".

VMG-Soromap - An expanded rigging plant

On 29 June 2017, VMG-Soromap inaugurated a new 1,317 m² building in Rochefort (17) dedicated to the production of mast and rigging components. It brings the factory's surface area to 4,838 m². This is an essential element of the company's development strategy, particularly in the catamaran market.

New VMG-Soromap factory building

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