“Heads in the clouds feet on the deck”
VPLP is a world-renowned international team of naval architects and designers based in Paris & Vannes, doing sail and
motor craft projects across the world for the last 30 years.
VPLP has a wide experience in sail & power, multi hull & mono hull, design & naval architecture, racing, cruising,
superyachts & working boats.
They designed Hemisphere 145, Oracle, Douce France, Groupama, Banque Populaire,..and today the Tan 66!
VPLP yachts have won every Route du Rhum since 1990.
Unique expertise with talented & passionate team building reliable carbon hulls in Brittany-France
Marsaudon Composites is a shipyard located in Lorient, the land for multihulls, on a rehabilitated submarine
basis with premises of 5000 m2, equipped with a long oven of 30 x14 m.
Specialized in the making of large sized molds, the shipyard has acquired an excellent knowhow and huge
experience in making large hulls for racing & cruising boats.
Marsaudon Composites is specialized in carbon fusion molding and is technologically ahead in that field.
They built Idec 2 which still has the world record solo and Prince de Bretagne (50 feet) who won the Route du Rhum 2010.
Leading in supplying carbon masts for racing & cruising multihulls- Made in France
Lorima is world leader in carbon mast manufacturing, with a double experience in racing & cruising.
Being one of the major supplier of masts for racing boats, Lorima has developed new technology & systems
and is therefore always a step ahead, regarding masts for cruising boats.
With a location where temperature and hygrometry are constant, Lorima is able to do high-quality masts in full carbon.
Lorima is equipping the majority of racing boats at Vendee Globe, Americas Cup and maxi multihulls as Banque Populaire.
High performance sails for racing & cruising boats with unique technology
North Sails is the world leader in sail making technology, providing innovative & high performance products
and solutions to world sailors & yachtsmen.
North Sails holds the patent for 3 Di, a unique composite construction process that produces high-performance
sails that approach the shape holding of a rigid foil.
North sails is the sail maker of choice on the majority of Americas Cup, ocean race boats and superyachts.