Apr 9, 2018

Luc Joessel Joins Beneteau TeamBeneteau is pleased to announce the appointment of Luc Joëssel, who has joined the Sailing Yacht Product Marketing department. 

Luc Joëssel joined the GianguidoGirotti team, on 26 March, as Performance Sailing Yacht Product Manager.

Luc Joëssel is 45 years old and has 20 years of experience in the nautical industry. Before joining Beneteau, Luc was a pillar of North Sails, in Vannes. In just 15 years, this sailmaker became a centre of excellence in the production of racing sails.

Before this, he started his career with the gear suppliers Spinlock, in England. In the year 2000, he joined North Sails and soon became the sails advisor for the Tour de France à la Voile and the Figaro Bénéteau 2 class. He worked alongside champions such as Armel Le Cléac’h, GildasMorvan and Nicolas Troussel and was instrumental in their success in these races. Then, more recently, he improved his skills in communication, as a European Marketing Manager for two years.

“I am delighted to welcome Luc”, said GianguidoGirotti, “his experience and his specialist knowledge of the world of sailing and ocean racing will greatly contribute to the deployment of the new Performance Sailing Yacht lines by BENETEAU“.

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