Visiting Fountaine Pajot in France…What To See, Where to Stay and What to Do

Hostellerie de Plaisance in Saint Emilion
Dining on the terrasse of the Hostellerie de Plaisance in Saint Emilion…one of life’s great pleasures!

A customer of ours is visiting his new Fountaine Pajot at the factory in La Rochelle this summer.  He asked me for some of my recommendations on what to do, where to stay, and where to dine in the area.  Spending time visiting this beautiful area of France is of course, one of my favorite subjects, so here are a few of my “favorite things”… Updated 08/22/2017 with more details about the factory visit part of your trip…

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Monohulls–What Are Your Priorities?

Monohull Boat PrioritiesOur clients all have different priorities and needs, which means they all want a different monohull for different reasons. There are a number of choices for each type of boat, each of which was designed to meet a different set of needs.

To help you clarify your choices, take this survey. It was specifically created to help you understand your wants and priorities related to owning a boat.Continue Reading…

Comparing Jeanneaus To Others

Jeanneau Structural Grid - Comparing JeanneausAs you may know, Jeanneau is a part of the Beneteau group. Beneteau Group is a conglomerate of companies, which includes the Jeanneau and Beneteau brand, as well as other power and sailboat brands, a mobile home division, and SGB Financial services. The Jeanneau product is its own division with independent management, designers, and philosophy, as is Beneteau. The following summarizes our opinions on the important differences between other sailboat lines and the Jeanneau sailboat line.Continue Reading…