Eric Bruneel, Entrepreneur
Eric Bruneel has more than 30 years of experience in the design
and construction of multihulls, of which 26 (1983-2009)
were devoted to the development of Fountaine-Pajot SA,
the world leader of cruising catamarans, whose 2000th unit
was delivered in August 2009, listed on Alternex
Paris New York Stock Exchange in June 2007.
He has been successively Export and General Manager of the company,
where he took an active part in catamarans creation and development.
In the 1980's, he designed, with Joubert Nivelt, the CORNEEL 26,
built by Fountaine-Pajot and elected boat of the year in 1987.
He had previously designed and built the sports catamarans CORNEEL 18,
winners of the main european regattas.
Eric Bruneel, Sailor
At the same time, Eric Bruneel is racing, thus improving
his wide knowledge of multihulls behavior while seafaring.