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THE SEASON IS STARTING.
ARE YOU WELL EQUIPPED?

For your leisure boat, NVequipment has created a range of standard multi-brand accessories, suited either to the width of your under 7m boat, or to the size of your seat, or in a single size. For sheltering your family or friends, as well as protecting your onboard equipment, here is a quick overview of three flagship products in this range, available from our retailers USHIP and ACCASTILLAGE DIFFUSION.
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FEEL LIKE GETTING OUT ON THE WATER 
NOW THAT THE GOOD WEATHER IS COMING ? 


Before rushing off to set sail, you need to consider carrying out a few checks on your boat, to ensure your comfort and safety onboard, so that you can enjoy sailing with complete peace of mind. A little checklist is required !
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Grand Pavois La Rochelle :
​the NV stand looks forward to seeing you

The Grand Pavois international floating boat show takes place annually in La Rochelle, and is now open for a full week of events, from 26 September to 1 October.

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Cannes Yachting Festival : sneak preview of the new ICONIC cushion collection by NV Design 

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2018 Golden Globe Race: our NV Ambassador
Jean-Luc Van Den Heede leads the way

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 NAUTIC 2016,
WE'LL BE THERE!



This is a unique opportunity to ask the NVequipment team for professional advice.


Our new products from 2017 await you at our stand, together with a few surprises!



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Loisirs Moteur range 
-  listed on USHIP !-

France’s leading marine outfitter with over 100 stores across the country, USHIP now offers points of sale for NV products.




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-NV CONFIGURATOR-
Let us guide you in your search

Here are a few suggestions to help you in your search.
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How do you protect yourself from lightning at sea?

Storms are frequent in the summertime. Since the start of the summer, a number of storms have already swept through France, and the damage caused can be significant - both to people and things.
On dry land, the precautions to take when a storm hits are well-known and more often than not remembered. But what do you do when a storm brews at sea? How do you avoid capsizing, fires or being washed overboard?
Here are a few precautions and tips to keep you safe at sea in stormy weather.
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Yachting: Our top 8 summer destinations

Summer has truly arrived in France, giving us the urge to travel. And at NV, when we think of travel, we naturally think of a sailing cruise. With family or friends, solo or as a couple, come with us by sea to the four corners of the world. Cast off with our top 8 cruising destinations and get the wind in your sails!
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Clara Dumard attempts a world-first crossing
of the Northwest Passage with NV

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Hop on board with NV ambassador Olivier Duboc,
on his Lagoon 380

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- LUXURY AND DREAMS -
on show

The International Multihull Boat Show took place at La Grande Motte (Hérault) from 18 to 22 April 2018. This is a hugely popular get-together among yachting enthusiasts and all those with a passion for the sea, particularly foreign visitors, who accounted for 50% of the crowd in attendance.

The event included a wide selection of boats on display, featuring the biggest brands in the world, from catamarans to trimarans, both sail and motor-driven, offering ever more spacious and luxurious lounges and cabins, and providing a real visual treat for the 15,000 visitors.

As in previous years, the NV team took the opportunity to meet its foreign customers at this international show. The event provides an ideal occasion to discuss the season and strengthen our ties, which are long-standing in many cases.
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- NEW -
CUSHIONS COLLECTION

Must-have accessories
for a truly cosy atmosphere

Sometimes it doesn't take much to create a snug space with that feel-good factor. Cushions are one of those little details which make all the difference onboard! Discover the new cushion designs which will enhance your cockpit.
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THE OVNI 445 LEAVES ITS WINTERING PORT
Focus on the Troms region


Our ambassadors Valérie Viel and François Dupuis share their experience with us…


"Hello everyone!
We left our wintering port of Troms in the north of Norway on 2 May. We've since been sailing throughout the Troms region, and we'll still be here for another few weeks.  Our schedule for the summer is to navigate between the Lofoten Islands and the North Pole, with a one-month expedition planned for Svalbard/Spitzberg in July.
We wanted to share this magical voyage with you, since the scenery is so amazing! 
The snow's beginning to melt, but there's still plenty of it on the peaks and the first hiking paths.
The temperature has stayed between 0 and 5°C since we came back here in March, but in the last few days it has started to exceed 10°C! And with plenty of sunshine on the way, we should reach 15°C or more!
As for the days, the night has mostly disappeared, but the sun does go down for a few hours, and will do so until 22 May. Then we'll have the 'midnight sun' until 22 July..."

Talk to you again soon for the next stage of our adventures…
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- NV RESELLERS -
Always by your side 

Looking for a specialist NVequipment sales outlet?
Find the NV dealer closest to your boat!
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NVequipment is a partner in Vendée’s first used boat show

Welcome aboard! From 31st March to 2nd April 2018, jump on board for Vendée’s brand new used boat show HISSEZ'O for the general public:  a must for all those who are passionate about the sea and pleasure sailing. It will take place at Port Olona in Les Sables d’Olonne. This first edition is being organised by Vendée CCI, managed by the agency NBC Evènement, and sponsored by Arnaud Boissières.

Make the most of the Easter weekend by discovering this new event, an unmissable meet-up for all those who love the sea and dream of owning a used boat. Admission is free for all visitors!
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 NEW TO NV  
- Your canopy configurer -

SIMPLER, FASTER, MORE COMPLETE
With just one click, find all the outdoor canopies and covers specifically suited to your boat.
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Les Nauticales boat show in La Ciotat launches the spring season

This must-see boating event to be held in La Ciotat is the first in-water boat show on the springtime calendar, which allows professionals to get a real feel for the upcoming season. NVequipment uses this opportunity every year to meet our customers and to take stock of the season beginning after the winter shows.

From 31 March to 8 April, nearly 200 exhibitors gather at this 30,000 square metre site in La Ciotat's city centre. With 400 boats on display, 200 of them afloat, the 2018 edition of Les Nauticales will reinforce its position as the 4th largest boat show in France.
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Sailors visit NVequipment

After François and Valérie on Cybèle 17, our atypical couple, Jean Luc Van Den Heede and Lionel Régnier
paid a visit to the NVequipment workshop.

Our team warmly welcomed them on 7 February in Saint Gilles Croix de Vie. We were proud to see two sailors with such impressive backgrounds in our company! They greeted those present and we all enjoyed getting to know them better, especially Jean Luc, since Lionel has been a partner of ours since OSTAR 2005. At that time, we had kept in close contact with his team via telephone in the middle of the race. Some still remember this... 
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KEY AMERICAN TRENDS IN 2018
- Two trade show in Miami make a spash -  

A real sense of excitement generated by new offers, with the emphasis on performance: souped-up motors, XXL open hulls, boat equipment ranging from the slightly unnecessary to the really useful, muscle-bound design… 

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- This couple of sailors have lived on their boat in Scandinavia for the last five years -

François & Valérie on S/Y Cybèle 17
Somewhere in Norway

We arranged for Valérie and François to visit NV’s workshops before returning to Norway and their boat, an OVNI 445, which is their home. This is a view of Tromsø, where their boat, Cybèle 17, is currently moored.

Tromsø is a city in northern Norway, located in the county of Troms, north of the Arctic Circle and the Lofoten islands. It is nicknamed the “Paris of the North” (“Nordens Paris” in Norwegian)
and is the country’s eighth largest city.

Here we have a view of the city immersed in the polar night, as seen from Fjellstua viewpoint.

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- YOUR NV SITE -
is changing!


NV’s general-public website has had a makeover, in the form of a new site which is more user-friendly and richer in content, forging closer links with boat owners.

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Highlight on 
- BOOT DUSSELDORF 2018 -

The biggest boat show and watersports exhibition will be held in Düsseldorf, Germany from 20 to 28 January, 2018.
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- BOOT DÜSSELDORF - 
sets new records!

This edition of Boot Düsseldorf confirmed the show’s leading international position, and also set new records. 1,923 exhibitors came from 68 different countries to present boats – both sailing boats and motorboats – plus equipment and services, across a surface area of 220,000 m2 and 16 halls. "The figures are unique in the industry. No other sailing shows anywhere in the world reflect the global market in all its diversity like Boot does," explains Werner M. Dornscheidt, President and CEO of Boot.

The German trade show has become a benchmark for French exhibitors. Just a few hours’ drive or flight away, it provides an opportunity to reach an extensive and international customer base. French producers are now looking to Düsseldorf not just to sell, but to build their reputation! The sailing show was even forced to turn away some exhibitors this year, due to a lack of space, having become a victim of its own success.
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NVEQUIPMENT: an SME immersed in the future industry concept

Within the framework of a global future industry plan, NV organised a digital tools awareness-raising day on the Smart Factory Techno Campus in Montoir-de-Bretagne. 

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NAUTIC 2017 - France’s biggest indoor port


As every year, the NV team took part in Nautic, Paris’ International Boat Show and for the occasion every sector of the nautical industry descended on the Porte de Versailles from 2 to 10 December 2017. The location became France’s largest indoor port for the occasion. 
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- THE FINISHING LINE -
for Lolito’s journey

The adventure of the Bidaine family, who set off to tour the Atlantic onboard a Feeling 416 equipped with an NVequipment hood, came to an end a few weeks ago when they made it back to the Breton coast!
Let’s look at a few figures for this extraordinary expedition...

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Wind in the sails
 57th Genoa
International Boat Show

With the boating market in recovery mode, Italy’s largest boat show more than fulfilled the expectations of the visitors who thronged the Fiera di Genova pontoons between 21 and 26 September. With more than 1,000 boats on show, hundreds of Italian and international exhibitors, the cream of the Mediterranean sailing industry, unveiled their experimental craft and new models, both yachts and motor boats.
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- GRAND PAVOIS - 
Focus on new products

From 27 September to 2 October, the town of La Rochelle will host its annual Grand Pavois Boat Show, a major event in the international nautical calendar, and NVEQUIPMENT will of course be there.

Among the motorboats on display, we have selected a few new models for you to discover during your visit.
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Have you got your
- SUMMER TOP YET? - 

Sunshine and high-temperatures on the seas = summer protection for your boat! NV Equipment's Summer Tops are specially designed for motor boats under 9 m.

Don't wait to find out more...


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STAMSKIN: NV introduces a new finish


The quest for product quality and improvement never ceases at NV.  In recent months, the company has expanded its range of aesthetic finishes to give even more character to its bimini tops and hoods.


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Where is our adventurous family now? 

Since last September, we have been following the adventures of Damien and his family who set off across the Atlantic for a year aboard a “Feeling”, equipped with an NV Biminitop Cruiser and roof awning. 
So where are they now?
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- Not to be missed! -

This year, the NV team was once again present at the International Multihull Boat Show to meet its French and international customers.
The Boat Show has become a key event in the booming catamaran and trimaran boating market.
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- NV SPONSORS - 
Lionel Regnier and
Jean-Luc Van Den Heede

One of the things which inspires NVequipment is the chance to get involved in amazing adventures alongside passionate and experienced sailors.

The Golden Globe Race is to be held in 2018, and Lionel Regnier (One and All) and Jean-Luc Van Den Heede (Matmut) are already preparing their respective yachts, equipped with NV protections, for this traditional round-the-world competition.
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- PREPARING YOUR BOAT -
for summer


Spring is already here!

It’s time to think about carrying out a few checks on your boat so that you can enjoy your outings in complete peace of mind.


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- NV SUMMER TOP -
take pride of place
this season


The high season is fast approaching... For your onboard comfort, NVequipment offers you two versions of the Summer Top, for complete protection on all your trips!

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Give your boat
a facelift!


Style and comfort on board: Renew your boat's protective canvas this spring, any time after 1 March.



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- MIAMI BOAT SHOW 2017 -
Breathtaking


Every year, NVequipment takes part in the MIAMI BOAT SHOW to offer its customers technical support and explore all the new developments in equipment on display in the USA.

It’s a whole other world – take a look at our photos.




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- Design & Innovation - 
NV: onwards and upwards 

A Product Department has been created within our organisation to propel our project design work forward while you develop your sailing techniques and expectations when it comes to design, comfort and functionality.

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Protect your body and navigate in the cold 


Whatever the weather throws at you, it takes more than the cold to stop you doing what you love! There are a few handy tips to follow when it comes to protecting your body from the cold during a sailing trip.



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How do I store my boat’s batteries over winter?


Depending on the type of batteries you use, whether conventional lead-based, or more advanced lead-calcium, gel or AGM, the procedure for recharging them is not the same.

Discover some useful tips to avoid any disappointment during your next outing at sea!

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Winter has certainly arrived in Sweden!



Find out how François is protecting Cybele 17's bimini top from the record amounts of snow that have fallen in Sweden since November.



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CELEBRATING 40 YEARS
BY YOUR SIDE!

NVequipment celebrates 40 years of proudly supporting passionate boaters. Responsive to your needs, we have worked throughout the years to develop equipment that delivers protection, comfort, and style on board.
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VR Experience by NV


Facilitate collaborative design, simulate, and visualise NV products in reality. On a boat, day or night... NV makes it possible with virtual reality.
Find out more about this innovation and its features!


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- BIMINI SUMMER TOP-
Recreational sailing

Escapades à la journées : protection solaire idéale pour profiler pleinement de vos loisirs en mer, seul ou en famille.
Une edition limitée à découvrir !
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There's need to choose between comfort and protection on board!



In keeping with the style of the Cap Camarat 10.5 WA, deck out your boat with an NVEquipment sprayhood and enjoy your leisure time at sea with your family and friends.


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GIVE YOUR BOAT 
A NEW LOOK

Envie de changement ? d'apporter une touche de nouveauté à voter bateau ?  ou tout simplement renouveler vos protections usées par le temps et/ou par le voyage ?

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- HAPPY SUMMER -
We wish you all a most enjoyable summer

The fine weather has finally arrived and boat trips are the order of the day.
We hope you will make the most of the sea air, the summer warmth and sunshine… but take care to protect yourself: your health is precious and needs safeguarding.
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GARCIA EXPLORER 52
- Outdoor protection by NV -

With two boats launched in less than a year, the Explorer 52 is proving to be a success for the Garcia Yachting shipyard. We have equipped it with a rear enclosure and bimini top from our Outdoor protection range.
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