Events Committee Chairman
Pierre Gonnet

My first contact with sailing was at the age of 16. I make radio controlled models since the age of 5,"I fell in the pot at birth". I started competing at the age of 19, in the Marblehead class and then in Multihulls. After my period of the army (1 year), I passed my diploma of instructor and taught sailing, I became thereafter coach (1st degree). since the age of 21, I participate in the championship of France in different classes in radio controlled sailing. several titles in the field of multihulls, until winning the European Cup in 2000, since 2005 I am in the organization of great sailing events. I trained as a regional race committee and Umpire (trainee) at the French Sailing Federation, coached by Bernadette Delbart. Since then I have climbed the ladder, I became national race committee, I am recognized and appreciated by many competitors of the discipline, asked by many organizers of international competitions as PRO.  I was a member of the Race Committee and President: - IOM Europeans 2014, 2016, and 2020 in Italy - IOM Worlds 2015, 2017(organizer), and 2019 in Brazil - Marblehead Worlds in Marblehead and 10 Rater Worlds in 2016 and 2018, present in 2020 in england. - Marblehead and 10r Nation Cup 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022