We are proud to sponsor EXPLORE, an endowment fund created by the sailor Roland Jourdain.
The Explore fund provides skills, expertise and visibility to new explorers who seek to reconcile technological innovation and sustainable development.
Through sponsoring the EXPLORE endowment fund we also support the following projects:
UNDER THE POLE
Under The Pole is an underwater polar expedition programme dedicated to exploring the hidden facets of the polar regions in all their diversity..
GOLD OF BENGAL
Gold of Bengal encourages the emergence of ingenious innovations providing solutions to universal problems, while adhering to a social, economic and environmental contract.
NOMADE DES MERS
The Gold of Bengal team sets off on a new adventure focussing on a ‘Low-tech’ theme, on board the “NOMADE DES MERS” catamaran.
The Va’a Motu association is restoring the traditional Polynesian pirogue to protect this heritage, pass on the related know-how, and encourage sustainable economic development and ecologically-friendly management of the environment..
GUY COTTEN Trophy
The Concarneau Racing Society wanted to pay tribute to "Guy Cotten who was an amazing man of the sea, as well as the company” by creating the GUY COTTEN Trophy. This is the prize of the winner of the Solo Concarneau on the Figaro Beneteau 2, which stems from the HN rated 110 miles single-handed that has been raced for over 30 years.
CEUX QUI VONT SUR LA MER / Sophie le Fur
For 50 years, the little Yellow Man has collaborated with the well-known brand of pâté from Pouldreuzic, Hénaff for a limited edition of its 78g tin.
LES MOUETTES D' ARVOR
The “Mouettes d’Arvor” tin of sardines from the GONIDEC cannery (Concarneau) is decorated in the colours of the GUY COTTEN logo for its 50th anniversary.
The Bretagne brand is a regional brand shared by a public interested in Brittany, with a view to promoting its developments and creations nationally and internationally and bringing them into spotlight.
NAUTICAL INDUSTRY FEDERATION
The Fédération des Industries Nautiques (FIN) aims to defend, represent and promote the professions in the French nautical industry, in France and abroad.
NAUTISME EN FINISTERE
Supports the development of the nautical industry in Finistère in 3 mutually dependent and complementary sectors:
The industry, services and sales sector
The clubs and sailing centre sector
The marina and anchorage sector
THE COFREET, Comité français de l’Etiquetage pour l’Entretien des Textiles (Textile labelling and care board), and representative of the Textiles and Clothing industry, works towards a good understanding and promotion of the textile care symbols among consumers and professionals of the industry.
IFTH (French Textile and Clothing Institute)
The reference in Textile innovations and Fashion for companies.
MODE GRAND OUEST - Cholet
Mode Grand Ouest defends the interests of companies in the fashion business, promoting their strengths, providing them with the resources to face the future, with concrete help by means of quality services
UFIH is the French Union of Clothing Industries and publisher of LaModeFrancaise.org. This institution represents a huge sector of the business..