Since 2004, Marc has taken part in many of TaraTari projects. His experience in the naval architecture high performance designs along with his passion for such human orientated project have logically led to a strong friendship with Yves.
Marc is providing to TaraTari his naval architecture expertise starting with re-implementing the usage of sails in powering the fishing boats Masdoris through design modifications, providing the designs for the Ambulance Catamarans and many more inputs on details of several ongoing projects.
With his associate Vincent Lauriot Prevost, he is considered as the World famous naval architect. His victories and world records speak for him:
- Winner of the last ‘American Cup’ with BMW Oracle trimaran
- Winner of the ‘Trophée Jules Vernes’ in 45 days (Race around the world) and of the record across the Atlantic Ocean, in 3 days & 15 hours with the Banque Populaire trimaran
- Winner of …(see www.vplp.fr )
Marc is also known for his Super-yachts -« Hemisphere » (145’), « Douce France » (138’), « Lagos » (92’)- and, in the field of mass production, for being the designer of the famous Lagoon, top sale of the World N°1 in sailing boats (Beneteau).
His friendship with Yves has led them to create the NGO Watever in France to support projects linked with the naval sector (www.watever.org).
Naval Architect, he lived for 7 years in Glasgow UK to fulfil his education and training, which was the occasion to be in a multicultural environment as a university student. During this time many projects were achieved, involving teamwork, research and development in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. In the mean time he was trained in the British Merchant Navy as an engineer officer of the watch.
He joined TaraTari in May 2010 as volunteer of Watever (NGO) and is helping the development of the shipyard and the creation of new products.