François Gabart invests in Click&Boat and becomes the official sponsor of the world leader in boat rental
This is a new milestone for Click&Boat! The renowned sailor François Gabart, who has just broken the record for solo sailing around the world on board the trimaran MACIF, has become an official sponsor of Click&Boat, the leader in online boat rental.
One of the most prominent French figures in offshore racing and a talented entrepreneur too, Gabart recognized the prospects that have opened up with the digital revolution in the boating sector. Seeing the great potential, François Gabart chose to invest in Click&Boat, the world reference for boat rental.
Not just an extraordinary sailor, but a talented entrepreneur too.
A sailor with an impressive track record, François Gabart came out victorious in some of the most prestigious offshore races. Last December, he broke the record for the solo round the world trip aboard the trimaran MACIF with an impressive record of 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds.
“The founders of Click&Boat quickly realized the potential of the collaborative economy for boaters. Today, the platform opens up new opportunities for the professional sector. This is the future of boating! I immediately approved the concept and now want to participate in this entrepreneurial adventure full of promise” says the sailor, now entrepreneur.
In addition to being one of the most talented sailors of his generation, François Gabart, who also holds an engineering degree, is a real entrepreneur at heart. It is therefore natural that this exceptional sportsman turned to Click&Boat to participate in its development.
“François really represents the Click&Boat spirit. Young, entrepreneurial, dynamic and determined, he is an ideal ambassador for our startup. He brings a wealth of advice, experience and knowledge of sailing ” explains Edouard Gorioux, co-founder of Click&Boat.