Posts tagged stop over

Sep 17


La Teste de Buch, Gironde, France 44º36'56″N 01º08'53″W

Arcachon Bay (in French, the Bassin d'Arcachon, and known locally simply as "le Bassin") is a bay of the Atlantic Ocean on the southwest coast of FranceYves Parlier is a French sailor. He is very well known in the offshore sailing world and generally in France, where he was elected France’s top sports personality in 2002. Nicknamed “The extra-terrestrial” for his amazing exploits and capabilities.Yves Parlier is in the same mould as Eric Tabarly, a visionary skipper who plays an active role in the development of top level sailing. He is behind many new and effective solutions in fields as varied as naval architecture, the use of composite materials or the perfecting of systems to aid navigation. In 2014 he launched Beyond the Sea to develop ways of using very large kites for marine propulsion. The aim, of course, is to save energy.

Jul 17

Arcachon Bay

Bassin D'Arcachon, Gironde, France 44º40'48″N 01º08'19″W

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Jun 17

Damen Shiprepair

Dunkerque, Nord, France 51º03'05″N 02º21'38″E

The Ship Calais Seaways at Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, Dunkerque, France.Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque, part of Damen Shipyards Group since 2012, is the only major ship repair yard on the north-east coast of France.
Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has decades of experience in repair, conversion, maintenance, refit and harbour & voyage projects, completing more than 1,500 jobs annually for all types of vessels and platforms. In addition, Damen Shipyards Group delivers up to 180 vessels each year.

Photo assignment for the GICAN.

Jan 17

Chantier Naval de Marseille

Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France 43º20'36″N 5º20'28″E

Ferry / Passenger Ship Paglia Orba. Length 165 m X 29 m<br />
Gross tonnage:29,718 tons<br />
Summer DWT:6,325 tons<br />
Build in 1994 FranceFerry / Passenger Ship Paglia Orba at the Chantier Naval de Marseille.
Chantier Naval de Marseille (CNdM) is a ship repair yard with modern and well equipped facilities, a highly skilled workforce, a wide network of specialists and strong teamwork ethic.

Photo assignment for the GICAN.

Mar 16

Constructions Mecaniques de Normandie

Cherbourg-Octeville, Manche, Normandy, France 49º38’28″N 01º36'27″W

CMN, Constructions Mecaniques de Normandie, a privately owned shipyard located in Cherbourg, France.Photo assignment for the GICAN.

Jun 15


Lorient, Morbihan, Brittany, France 47º43’27″N 03º21'28″W

Stop over of the Volvo Ocean Race in Lorient, Brittany, France.

My week during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Lorient.

Photo assignment for Sail Corporate.

Jun 15


Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France 43º20'37″N 5º20'32″E

Chantier Naval de Marseille (CNdM) is a ship repair yard with modern and well equipped facilities, a highly skilled workforce, a wide network of specialists and strong teamwork ethic .

Ferry / Passenger Ship Scandola at the Chantier Naval de Marseille.

May 15


Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France 43º12'39″N 5º26'46″E

Stroll, Stand Up Paddle, and sip Along the Marseille Calanques.

Stroll, Stand Up Paddle, and sip along the Marseille Calanques.

Apr 15

Immersion with Christopher Pratt

Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France 43º12'37″N 5º25'13″E

Christopher Pratt is born in 1981 in Marseille, is a French professional offshore yacht racer.

Feb 10

South Island, New Zealand

43º54’10″S 170º39’94″E

When all at once I find myself in the unexpected presence of beauty, I am totally unprepared for this beauty, without memory or sentiment, floating free for an instant from he mind’s inevitable attachments.