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Eric Bruneel

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.

2nd place in the "Route du Rhum", transatlantic single-handed yacht race from Saint Malo to Point-à-Pitre, on Trilogic, a trimaran of his own design.
Winner of the "Rolex Fastnet Race", on Trilogic.
Winner of "The Transat" (OSTAR), single-handed yacht race from Plymouth (UK) to Boston, on Trilogic.
Semifinalist of the "Little America's Cup" in Melbourne, Australia.
Match racing on C Class catamaran with rigid wing.
Winner of the “Raid Mer de Chine”
Winner of the “Trophée des Multicoques”
Winner of the “Trophée des Champions”
Winner of the French championship on sports catamarans.

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