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the nickname CHIEN NOIR® is given to Cédric Chauvaud, one of the best sailors in the world. He worked for the most famous skippers (Isabelle Autissier, Loick Peyron, Eric Tabarly, Titouan Lamazou, Olivier de Kersauson and more), skilled in the low-weights boats races. His technical control of ropery is legendary, in races and in many other (skills) as old boats or movie like Waterworld. He worked in Circus : Académie Fratellini, Le Zip-zap (South Africa) and he even works with scientists (mission Antartica with Jean-Louis Etienne) or Le Radeau des Cîmes (The Canopy Raft), contributed to the study of the canopy of tropicals forests et then, today, le Parcabout and Nid'iles (Nest'island).
journalist for tv and radionetworks. He came in l'Ile de Groix after many years of articles all over the world, he joins the Festival du Film Insulaire (Island Movies Festival), which he made it the most famous cultural event in Brittany.
Old friend of l'Ile de Groix and of the Groisillons, François DESNOYERS workedin mass communication, former director of Radio France and Publicis Events.
Is also a crew of young fans, islanders, from Groix or somewhere else, all became tree's, nets and nots specialists. They will give you their love of this wonderfull place, according to their advice, they bring a feeling of safety and will share with you the conviviality which is very important for us.