President, IMOCA Class

Antoine Mermod

Antoine Mermod is the president of the IMOCA Class.

He was previously – amongst others – team manager for Pieter Heerema’s Vendée Globe campaign,Team Manager at Energy Team France and Technical Director at Fundacio Navegacio Oceanica Barcelona.
Antoine studied at ENSTA ParisTech – École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées – and is a marine engineer.
IMOCA is the class association which takes care of 60 feet Open monohulls that race the most famous offshore sailing events: Vendée Globe, Barcelona World Race, Route du Rhum, The Transat and Transat Jacques Vabre.