In a Word / Boating industry on the move - July 18, 2017

Vannes marina, Brittany

The Institut Nautique de Bretagne, Sunreef Catamarans, Sicomin, Dynamiq Yachts and the Port de plaisance de Vannes have made the news in recent days.

New marine technician training at INB

The Institut Nautique de Bretagne has announced the creation of a new training course for future boat technicians, supported by Pôle Emploi, Agefos PME Bretagne and the Brittany Region. It is an operational preparation for collective employment (POEC). The 5-week training course is aimed at all audiences and aims to provide the necessary prerequisites for CQP Nautical Maintenance Officer and CQP Nautical Mechanic to enter training. A collective information meeting is scheduled for the end of August 2017 for a first training session starting on 11 September.

Sunreef catamarans will celebrate their 15th anniversary in Cannes

Sunreef Yachts will celebrate 15 years of catamaran construction at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2017. The festive events planned for the occasion will enable the Polish yard to present its new range of sailing catamarans.

Sicomin resins attack South Africa

The French epoxy resin specialist Sicomin has announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with the South African composite materials supplier Aerontec. According to Philippe Marcovich, president of Sicomin, the brand's primary objective is the boating sector in South Africa. This approach is in line with the agreement signed earlier this year between the French Embassy in South Africa and the local government to develop collaborations in industries related to composite materials.

Dynamiq Yachts opens an office in Monaco

The superyacht yard Dynamiq Yachts, based in Viareggio, Italy, has announced the opening of a commercial office in Monaco. In this way, it intends to get closer to its customers. "I want to welcome everyone to the 4th floor of the Yacht Club de Monaco to discuss their new Dynamiq yacht and configure it down to the last detail. I promise that in less than half an hour, you will have your personalized plans, with a price and delivery date," says Maurizio Magri, the yard's commercial director.

Vannes passes under the flag of the Compagnie des Ports du Morbihan

The marina of Vannes becomes the 15th port of the Compagnie des Ports du Morbihan. The company, emanation of the Departmental Council of Morbihan, is one of the largest managers of French marinas. He thus added the 10,500 places in Vannet, 8,000 of which were flooded into his portfolio.

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