October 6, 2021 — Kemah, TX — Atlantic Cruising Yachts Texas (ACY Texas) is now the exclusive representative of Fountaine Pajot for the Gulf Coast cruising community, the company announced Wednesday. The parent company, Atlantic Cruising Yachts, is one of the largest sailing yacht dealerships in North America, representing Fountaine Pajot sailing and power catamarans, and Dufour sailing monohulls. ACY Texas will celebrate the new partnership with an open house event on Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 4pm to 8pm at its Kemah headquarters.
Atlantic Cruising Yachts was recently recognized with the prestigious Fountaine Pajot Gold Award in 2021 in honor of a decade of premier customer service. Consistently named Fountaine Pajot’s worldwide Dealer of the Year, Atlantic Cruising Yachts’ large reach and strong relationship with Fountaine Pajot translates into improved availability and delivery timelines for customers in the region.
“We are thrilled about this partnership. Fountaine Pajot is a perfect fit for the Gulf Coast cruising community and we look forward to continuing the strong tradition of exemplary customer service that Atlantic Cruising Yachts and Fountaine Pajot are known for,” said James Tiernan, President of ACY Texas.
Fountaine Pajot operates from one of the world’s most respected shipyards, based in La Rochelle, France. Across more than 40 years of catamaran production, Fountaine Pajot has consistently brought innovation and superior craftsmanship to the market. The company’s line of sailing and power catamarans range from 40 to 67 feet and are known for their comfort and performance.
“This is a wonderful opportunity to continue serving the Gulf Coast cruising community and expand the great partnership we have with Fountaine Pajot to even more yacht owners,” said Christian Bent, President of Atlantic Cruising Yachts.
Atlantic Cruising Yachts has received recognition for its innovative ownership approaches, like Business Yacht Ownership®, which makes it possible for owners to offset a significant portion of new yacht costs with business income, special financing, and potential tax advantages. Atlantic Cruising Yachts has an exclusive partnership with Waypoints Yacht Charters® which allows owners to charter their yacht with professional management and maintenance from a range of North American and Caribbean locations, including Annapolis, Maryland, the British Virgin Islands, and St. Petersburg, Florida.