CORUM and Sailing
In 2018, CORUM became the main sponsor of French skipper Nicolas Troussel and his Class 40 monohull sailboat whose first goal is to make it to the starting line of Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe, which is set to get underway on 4 November 2018 from Saint-Malo.
The Route du Rhum—a sporting, maritime and crowd-pleasing event—is one of the world’s most famous solo transatlantic races.
The Route du Rhum is a single-handed race with no stopovers or assistance. It takes place every four years and will be celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2018.
The experienced and talented skipper Nicolas Troussel will sail aboard a CORUM-sponsored boat with the aim of winning his category in the 2018 Route du Rhum and preparing for the upcoming 2019-2020 races.
Two-time winner of the legendary Solitaire du Figaro and second-place finisher in the 2010 Route du Rhum with his Class 40, Nicolas Troussel is known for choosing unusual routes which have enabled him to win a number of races.
Performance & excellence
For Nicolas Troussel, Skipper of the CORUM boat:
“I would like to thank CORUM for placing its trust in me in connection with this new project. The Route du Rhum is a magnificent race. I’m participating for one reason only—to win. With a corporate culture based on both agility and performance, CORUM is the partner I need to prepare for an ambitious race schedule.”
For Frédéric PUZIN, Chairman of CORUM:
“CORUM’s partnership with Nicolas Troussel came about quite naturally. We wanted to associate our image with a skipper who shared and could embody our values of performance, innovation, independence and excellence and that led us to Nicolas. It was essential for us to find someone who shares our vision as we strive for growth and excellence. Through our first sports sponsorship, we want to make our voice heard to speak positively and transparently about our investment solutions. It’s an opportunity to convey the message to our investors that they can become actively involved in their investment and even earn more by investing in the real economy.”