ENSTA Bretagne : la mini transat 2019

4 graduates battle it out on the high seas in the single-handed transat.

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Lauris, Kevin, Guillaume and Axelle are all 4 ENSTA Bretagne graduates and fanatic about sailing. Last 22 September, they set off on the La Boulangère mini-transat, a single-handed race in two stages: La Rochelle – the Canaries (Stage 1) then the Canaries – Martinique (Stage 2).

4 graduates with different backgrounds

Kevin Bloc’h (2019 Cohort – engineer training)

He will graduate on 30 November next. Specialized in Offshore and Naval Architecture, he chose to postpone his finals by 6 months to be able to concentrate fully on this mini-transat that he has been working hard on for the last 2 years.

  • Placing - boat 697 "ENSTA Bretagne":
    • Stage 1 : 17th = 9 days, 14 hours, 46 mins and 06 secs
    • Stage 2 : 17th = 17 days, 4 hours, 23 mins and 10 secs

Lauris Noslier (2013 Cohort – co-op engineer training)

He followed co-operative engineer training between ENSTA Bretagne and CMN Shipyard. Since he graduated, he has worked in the offshore sector. He currently works as an engineer on offshore operations within SAIPEM in Paris.

  • Placing - boat 893 "Avoriaz 1800":
    • Stage 1 : 6th = 8 days, 23 hours, 33 mins and 36 secs.
    • Stage 2 : 10th = 15 days, 19 hours, 8 mins and 12 secs.

Axelle Pillain (2013 Cohort – engineer training)

Between 2010 and 2013, she did her engineer training at ENSTA Bretagne (specializing in Information Technology) which she completed by a year at the "Politecnico di Milano” University to obtain a double degree. When she left school, she then went on to do a doctorate and post-doctorate at IMT Atlantique.

  • Placing - boat 781 "LittleMy":
    • Stage 1: 28th = 10 days, 23 mins and 24 secs.
    • Stage 2 : 35th = 17 days, 17 hours, 49mins et 28 secs.

 

    Guillaume Coupé (2010 Cohort – co-op engineer training)

    He was one of the first co-operative engineer graduates (2nd cohort). After his BTS in Naval Construction, he specialized in Offshore and Naval Architecture at ENSTA Bretagne. After having spent 9 years working for Naval Group, he now works for CNN MCO, his boat’s sponsor.

    • Placing - boat 906 "CNN MCO":
      • Stage 1 : 27th = 10 days, 22 mins and 47 secs.
      • Stage 2 : 19th = 17 days, 5 hours, 18 mins et 5 secs.