With more than €50 million in turnover and a 53.2% increase in growth over three years, the Grand Large Yachting group is the new challenger of the French nautical industry.
Grand Large Yachting has the wind in its sails. Its two complementary activities are the construction of pleasure boats intended for individuals who have a dream of a big cruise and that of boats intended for professional activities (passenger transport, rescue, service boats, maritime works, diving, etc.). The fast-growing company has been received multiple awards since its creation in 2003.
The newspaper Les Échos has published the results of a multisectoral survey dedicated to high-growth companies in France. Its objective is to compile a list of the 500 companies that have had the highest rate of growth in their turnover over the period 2017-2020. The company has been on the list for five years. In 2020, its turnover of € 53.3m (against 33.5 in 2017) raises it to the 411th place on the list! This success embodied by its intuitive and innovative creator demonstrates a continuous industrial development that benefits employment in the territories where the group companies are located. The company's workforce has almost doubled!
The Oscar of Yachting
The boats of Grand Large Yachting are regularly awarded prizes. Often considered as the "Oscar of the sailing world", the European Yacht Of The Year is an important and influential distinction related to shipbuilding. The winners of this award initiated in 2004 by the German sailing magazine Yacht are chosen by a jury representing the twelve main European magazines, first of which Voiles et Voiliers (France), but also Yacht (Germany), Yachting World (United Kingdom), or Vela e Motore (Italy).
The 2022 edition distinguished the Outremer 55 as European boat of the year in the "Bluewater Cruiser" category (long-distance sailing yacht).
"We are extremely proud that our latest addition to the Outremer family, the Outremer 55, has won the European Yacht Of The Year award in the category of large cruising yachts. It is a superb reward for the work and know-how of all our teams who are involved every day to design and build boats that are both elegant, efficient and comfortable to take our sailors to the fulfillment of their dream," says Xavier Desmarest, Co-founder and General Manager of Grand Large Yachting.
The group in numbers
20 boat shows
7 service centers around the world
35 models of sailboats and ships
138 feet, the longest ship produced
24 training courses available
150 tons for the largest boat
Photo: Overseas Boat 55 © Grand Large Yachting
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