APIVIA, winner of the '48 Heures Azimut' Solo ranking

It was at 06:48 hours that Charlie Dalin took line honours on Apivia. He completed the 505-mile straight line course in 1 day, 15 hours, 42 minutes and 50 seconds at an average speed of 12.72 knots, actually covering 614 miles (average speed 15.48 knots).


Launch of Maître CoQ V

The new IMOCA Maître CoQ V – reference CDK-I(F)16-2022 – was launched on Monday 29 August 2022 in Port-La-Forêt, Brittany. Just a matter of weeks after the completion of the composite work, it’s a crowning moment for the teams at CDK Technologies, skipper Yannick Bestaven and his Maître CoQ team, naval architect Guillaume Verdier, as well as all those involved in the construction of the 60-footer since June 2021. Built using the moulds of American boat 11th Hour Racing Team 2.


Interview with Faustine Neve

Joining CDK Technologies in the spring of 2018 as secretary, Faustine Neve quickly moved up through the ranks and now has the role of Administrative Assistance alongside Sylvie Daguin at the Lorient site. In charge of processing documents, she supervises all the day-to-day tasks necessary for the smooth running of the company. These tasks span numerous areas of expertise from accounting to administration, human resources and customer and supplier relations. Her main asset? It has to be her versatility!


Launch of Charal 2

For the launch of Charal 2, the 40th offshore race boat to be built by CDK Technologies, the yard is breaking new ground with a reference system for naming its new builds. Since its creation in 1984, the CDK Technologies yard has been constantly evolving and innovating, as well as coming up with novel solutions for all its clients. Today, CDK Technologies is proud to launch its 40th offshore race boat, Charal 2, christened CDK-I(F)-15-2022. Following the successful construction of Charal 1, Jérémie Beyou naturally placed his trust in the yard’s teams once again in his constant quest for performance and innovation.


Combining quality, safety and the environment

Interacting with the production teams and ensuring the compliance of the precise manufacturing processes and their possible evolution: such is the mission of Stephen Corcuff and Paul Rudelle, respectively a manager and QES engineer, who must guarantee that the quality and safety processes are applied right across the Lorient and Port-la-Forêt sites. We interview Stephen Corcuff to explore their spheres of activity which, for the past two years, also include the development of the company’s environmental approach.


INSPIRING SPORT CAPITAL announces the acquisition of CDK Technologies

INSPIRING SPORT CAPITAL gathers together a group of private investors to hold a majority share in CDK Technologies and develop what is a leading yard in the domain of offshore racing. Joining this ambitious project for growth, Cyril Abiteboul, CEO of Renault F1 Team from 2015 to 2021, has been entrusted the role of CEO of CDK Technologies. He succeeds Philippe Facque, who is retiring