Paprec Group is an outstandingly loyal partner and sponsor in the world of sport. For the last 15 years, it has been supporting the greatest sailing champions, including Jean-Pierre Dick, sailor of the year in 2011, Yann Eliès, and Stéphane Névé, at the helm of the TP52 vessel.

Jean-Pierre Dick

Paprec Recyclage has been supporting Jean-Pierre Dick for more than 15 years. Paprec wanted to forge a bond with the sailor right from the start, and a strong relationship has flourished over time. The sailor personifies the company perfectly. He is courageous, humble and persevering. 
His track record with Paprec Recyclage :

  • 2012-13: Fourth position in the Vendée Globe, after sailing 2,643 miles without a keel
  • 2011: JP elected sailor of the year
  • 2011: Winner of the Transat Jacques Vabre (with Jérémie Beyou)
  • 2010-2011: Winner of the Barcelona World Race (with Loïck Peyron)
  • 2010: Fourth in the Route du Rhum
  • 2007-2008: Winner of the Barcelona World Race (with Damian Foxall)
  • 2006: Third position in the Route du Rhum
  • 2005: Winner of the Transat Jacques Vabre (with Loïck Peyron)
  • 2004-2005: Sixth position in the Vendée Globe
  • 2003: Winner of the Transat Jacques Vabre (with Nicolas Abiven)
  • 2001: Winner of the Tour de France à la Voile

More information about Jean-Pierre Dick can be found on his official website: Jean-Pierre Dick website

Jean-Pierre Dick, Paprec Group

Yann Eliès

Another great skipper sponsored by Paprec Recyclage.
There is no doubt that Yann Eliès is an exceptional sailor, his track record speaks for itself: Winner of the Transat Jacques Vabre in 2013, two consecutive titles in the Solitaire in 2012 and 2013, and two Jules Vernes trophies in 2002 and 2005.
He took the helm of the Paprec Recyclage Ultime 70 for the start of the legendary Route du Rhum in November 2014. 

Yann Eliès, Paprec Group

Stéphane Neve

Stéphane Névé is an employee of the Paprec Group, and has been a keen sailor for around 30 years now.
With the backing of Paprec Recyclage, he skippered the TP52, and took his team to glory in their category, for the 36th, 37th and 38th editions of the Spi-Ouest in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Stéphane Neve, Paprec Group

Paprec and sailing: Shared values

Because a picture can speak a thousand words, why not take a look at our YouTube channel where you'll find videos of our skippers : Paprec and sailing 
Here's one for you to enjoy.

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