NAVIGATION

Main page
RAPHAELA
Raphaela : description
THE TECHNICAL ASPECT
The windsurfing board
The architect
DISCOVER
The 2006 educational kit
MULTIMEDIA LIBRARY
Books
Guy Saillard
ARCHITECT

Portrait of Guy Saillard

Naval architect and maritime expert Guy SAILLARD is the man of all seafaring challenges, capable of designing and producing all sorts of embarkations.

Read next

 

 

To contact GUY SAILLARDá:
Mobile phone : 06 15 92 82 19 - Tel/Fax : 02 97 30 08 61
E-mail : saillard.guy@wanadoo.fr - Web : www.saillard-guy.com_an.php

 

 

Interview

What are the main imperatives set out in designing a sailboard for the ‘high seas’?

The main imperative is to be autonomous, that is, to be able to live on the sailboard independently, not to require the presence or the random accompaniment of another vessel, which gives a false sense of security. Raphaëla’s sailboard is a cork, intended to float in all circumstances even if it were damaged (despite being made of carbon/Kevlar/epoxy). It is clear that the sailboard must also be very resistant and as light as possible.

Read next

CONTACT

Contact us
Legal mentions
 
Website design :
R. WEYL / HICKORY