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Official Partner Vendée Globe 2016

SAEM Vendée, owner and organizer of Vendée Globe the non-stop solo round-the-world sailing race, signed an official partnership with HIGHFIELD, world leader of aluminum hulled tenders and RIBs, to ensure the safe departure and arrival of the 8th edition.


Vendée Globe – HIGHFIELD, an unprecedented scale partnership

SAEM Vendée entrusts HIGHFIELD with the supply of a 42 RIB fleet to ensure the safe departure and arrival of participants in this legendary challenge.
With its presence across the seven seas through its customers, HIGHFIELD offers this major event its entire expertise to develop and launch a limited edition of three models totally adapted to the needs of the organization.
The new models will be unveiled during the Paris Boat Show (5-13 Dec) and HIGHFIELD will offer them on sale to the General public in association with HONDA Marine, the four-stroke outboard technology’s pioneer.


A strategic partnership for HIGHFIELD brand development

The Vendée Globe 8th edition is a great opportunity to expand HIGHFIELD brand awareness and sales among the General public and boating professionals.
This legendary race now establishes the aluminium hull RIB specialist as a key player in major sailing events.