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Multimono lowering his mainsail

Things are happening in the boating industry! A look back at the latest news from yachting professionals. The news briefs of July 5, 2019.

A Multimono for the PJJ of Mayotte

Multimono continues its activity in participatory workcamps. Designed for amateur construction and particularly suitable for integration projects, a second unit of the sailboat has been launched by the Mayotte Youth Judicial Protection Service. The boats were built by the young people in charge.

Yakapartir celebrates its 20th anniversary

The Yakapartir rock sailing school blows out 20 candles. The association founded in 1999 has made its place next to the big structures by offering original internships, such as stranding and crisis management, zero waste or sailing and cooking. For the occasion, she launched a trip to the West Indies and Canada in 2019/2020.

Connections within the Channel's nautical bases

The sailing schools of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, Barfleur and Quinéville have announced their merger. Their merger will give birth to the 3rd sailing school in the department of Manche, named Centre nautisme Est Cotentin, based in Réville. The new structure represents 1100 members and 13,500 boardings.

Frauscher opens an office in Port Grimaud

The Austrian premium motor boat manufacturer Frauscher has announced its arrival on the French Riviera. The yard will open an office and a boat testing centre in Port Grimaud to serve its international customers.

Marine Max takes over Fraser Yachts from Benetti

Marine Max, the leading boat distributor in the United States, has announced the acquisition of the famous Fraser yacht broker and manager. Founded in 1947 and based in Monaco, the company belonged to the Italian group Benetti. It has 20 offices worldwide and employs 160 people.

Lippert expands its portfolio of European nautical equipment

The American equipment manufacturer Lippert is continuing its expansion in the nautical sector in Europe. After the acquisition of the famous Lewmar brand he announced the takeover of the Italian company Lavet Srl, a specialist in blackout blinds for portholes.