Onboard news

22 September 2023

“Passing waypoint 2 in the early morning with the fleet well grouped. The sea calmed down and we passed under large genack. The night was very intense, we will now be able to do small relays with Loïs Berrehar and rest a little. No breakage on board even if it was very sporty with points […]

Défi Azimut

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D-1 Défi Azimut

20 September 2023

The 48 hours of Défi Azimut are:⛵️ 34 IMOCAs engaged including Fortinet-Best Western🔄 a nautical loop of 628 nautical miles starting and finishing in Lorient👏🏾 a pontoon departure at 9:30 a.m. if you want to come and applaud us🏁 a start on the water at 12:30 p.m. for the most marinated🗺️ a cartography available here: […]

Défi Azimut

18 September 2023

D-2 before the start of Défi Azimut, first event with Loïs Berrehar! The team is ready for this marathon event which includes:⏱️ a day of speed runs whose simple principle is to go as quickly as possible in a straight line in order to establish a reference time,🔄 a 48-hour double-handed race (with a mediaman) […]

Sport value #2: Respect!

31 August 2023

In offshore racing as in many other sports, respect is essential. For me, respect has several aspects. 📏 Compliance with the rules: I find that a performance is more rewarding when it has been brilliantly carried out within a defined framework with its constraints. 👥 Respect for others: in racing or training, we are men […]


31 July 2023

Sport is a superb tool for creating links in the entrepreneurial world. During navigations or meetings with my partners, we have often made the parallel between the life of business leaders or their collaborators and my sporting challenges. The values ​​of sport and offshore racing in particular are transposed so well in the business world […]


22 May 2023

End of our 3 days of partner relations in Genoa! After a very pleasant first day dedicated to Fortinet employees from all over Italy, our team was happy to welcome Fortinet customers and partners. It is always very inspiring for us to discuss all the parallels between ocean racing and corporate life! Although it is […]


20 March 2023

  ⏱Let’s go for 26 minutes of immersion into our team. Find out about all the subjects that make up my daily life as a skipper: training, race planning, team organization, partner relations, feedback… 🙌 Thanks to the Café de la Marine program hosted by Virginie Valentini and Gilbert Dréan from the Le Télégramme group […]

“Solo offshore racing is a collective work!”

24 February 2023

I wanted to thank my whole team. Always motivated, everyone is invested in the successful completion of their missions, from stratification, to hydraulics, including electricity, the general preparation of the boat, the verification of each part, without forgetting all the logistics, relations press and communications. What we do is the result of collective work. The […]