Founder, Bañulsdesign

Renaud Bañuls

Renaud Bañuls is the founder of bañulsdesign, the naval architecture and engineering company chosen by Thomas Coville as principal designer of his new Sodebo Ultim 3. For the past two decades, Renaud has been actively involved in offshore racing, the America’s Cup and high-performance cruising boats. He is also a lecturer-researcher at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture in Nantes (ENSA Nantes). For several years now, bañulsdesign  has been participating in some eco-responsible projects based on mathematical modeling applied to the maritime industry in collaboration with prestigious French Universities such as the Center for Applied Mathematics of Ecole Polytechnique (INRIA, CMAP, CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau) or the Pelagis Observatory of the marine megafauna (University of La Rochelle, CNRS)