Crossing the Atlantic alone in a Go-Kart of the seas.
SVB and Hugo Picard, alias The Sailing Frenchman
officially confirm their partnership.
"Hugo is very determined, he lives in his van and has put all his savings into the project. That has inspired us.",
Judith Stamann (Marketing & Management SVB)
Find out more about Hugo's hands-on approach here
SVB Managing Director Thomas Stamann
Hugo´s story is impressive. In just a few years on the water, he amassed a
technical knowledge and sailing experience that others would need decades to acquire.
After converting his first sailboat by himself, he went on to participate in the
Clipper - Round the World race and win the Classe Mini race Marie-Agnès Péron in October 2020.
Find out more about Hugo
We love water sports!
And it's been that way for over 30 years.
That's something we have in common with Hugo, who discovered sailing during his studies and has not been able to leave the water since.
From the mountains to the sea >>
We also like to do things ourselves, which means cutting wood according to our customers'
programming our online shop ourselves and designing our own catalogue. We love "sailing into
a task ourselves".
Thanks to his practical skills and
down - to - earth approach to life, Hugo gets things done by himself and solves most of the technical problems on board on his own.
Hands On >>
Under the motto "Let`s sail the world", we want to encourage everyone to realise their
In pursuit of his dream, Hugo quit his job and dedicated his life to sailing.
Find out more about Hugo >>
Enjoy life now. There is no repeat