Collectif Rochelais for the Mini Transat

To prepare the 2017 and 2019 mini-transats  candidature file, the La Rochelle mini world lifeblood gathered around Antoine Grau, ex President of the mini class and Jean Saucet, coach of the mini pole of La Rochelle.

When the mini class entrusted the Rochelle team with  this challenge, the "Collectif Rochellais for the Mini Transat" association was officially created, bringing together the necessary skills for such an event:


  • Patrick Maurin, Chairman, in charge of institutions and partners relationship
  • Sébastien Bordiec, treasurer, head of Label Bleue
  • Viviane Maurin, secretary
  • Yann le Pautremat, environnement topics
  • Serge Bertrand, partnerships
  • Bernard Bonneau :sailing regulations
  • Antoine Grau, vice-chairman of La Rochelle CDA, charge of the of the Mini Transat follow-up
  • Cécile Derché, administrative manager
  • Jean Saucet, technical manager
  • Christophe Breschi, photographer