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EXCLUSIVE. Olivier Racoupeau: “All sailing yachts have to be different, but all have to be totally safe”


Although he was not born at the seaside, Olivier Racoupeau was passionate about sailing as a teenager, in dinghy and offshore sailing. Very soon he discovered the regatta where he quickly became involved at national and international level. Graduated from the Toulouse University in mechanics and aeronautic technologies he joined Jean …

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Maybe your next sailboat… will have an inflatable sail!

This prototype sail-wing is designed by Edouard Kessi and his friend Laurent de Kalbermattenusing. How does this French invention could make sailboats simpler? Because it does not deform in the wind the way a normal sail does, it offers an huge aerodynamic advantage, and leaves the captain with only navigation to focus …

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Everything you need to know about Sailing with Pets

You’re planning your perfect sailing holiday and don’t want to leave your four-legged friend behind? Don’t worry. Zizoo has put together all the information you need about sailing with cats and dogs in order to make your next sailing holiday an unforgettable experience for the whole family – human and otherwise. Because …

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