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Cannes Yachting Festival 2017: Its 40th edition consolidates its European leading position

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The 2017 session of the Cannes Yachting Festival opens its doors on strong numbers in all respects, confirming its position as Europe’s most important floating boat show and amongst the world’s top 3 leading shows.

All indicators are green. 528 exhibitors will be present, 60% of them international from 45 countries, on a surface up 7% compared to last year. As far as the shipyards and importers are concerned, they will disclose about 600 boats between 2.10 m to 65 m long, including about one hundred world premiere launches.

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Al Gaffal Traditional 60ft Dhow Race 2014 – Event

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Xavier Bouin was part of the French team which for the first time participate to the Al Gaffal race normally exclusively reserved to the Emiratis teams.

The French team finished 21st after leading the race for few hours. 87 boats finished the race out of 98 participants.

This was the 24th Gaffal race which celebrate the Emirati heritage. ” Gaffal ” means the return of the Dhow coming back home from the fishing season to meet again their loved ones after many weeks out over the sea.

The French team was invited by the Al Tayer Family to the event in a fantastic gesture of generosity and sharing.


Tan 66 as a new sponsor of Louis Giard – Event

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We are extremely pleased to announce Tan Services – Tan 66 as a new sponsor of Louis Giard, World Champion Windsurfer (under 21) ! Louis Giard is probably one of the best of his generation.

We will follow this young sportsman very closely and will continue to play an active role on his career. In short, we are very happy to get moving with this partnership.