Francois Sergent

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1911 - 2000

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Francois Sergent is known for his designs that were actually affordable for the average Frenchman. Among his more popular designs in this realm were Bonito, Mistal, and Grondin. The latter was drawn at the request of the Yacht Club de France in 1946. More than 500 were built. He was also responsible for a number of larger one-off sailing yachts that achieved racing success in France as well as Internationally.

Sailboats Designed By Francois Sergent

Model LOA First Built
590 (LANAVERRE) 19.52 ft / 5.95 m 1963
BONITO (SERGENT) 22.97 ft / 7.00 m 1952
DAIMIO 23 22.97 ft / 7.00 m 1974
DJINN 22 21.65 ft / 6.60 m 1977
GEISHA 19 18.86 ft / 5.75 m 1972
GRONDIN 21.65 ft / 6.60 m 1948
JIDZO 19.68 ft / 6.00 m 1977
LA VAGABONDE 24.67 ft / 7.52 m 1960
LANAVERRE 630 H 20.67 ft / 6.30 m 1968
LOTUS 25 24.61 ft / 7.50 m 1967
SUPER DORADE (SERGENT) 21.33 ft / 6.50 m 1964
SUPER MISTRAL SPORT (AMEL) 23.16 ft / 7.06 m 1961


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