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French company seeks distributors for its innovative amphibious boats with integrated trailers.

Country of origin:
Country: 
FRANCE
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOFR20201104001
Published
04/11/2020
Last update
08/11/2021
Expiration date
14/05/2022

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Design of Vehicles
Shipbuilding
Motor vehicles, transportation equipment and parts
Other transportation
Engineering activities and related technical consultancy
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Summary

Summary: 
A French SME based in the North of France has developed and produced an amphibious boat with integrated trailer. The aims of this innovation is to simplify the practice of motorboating and to make hundreds of slipways more accessible. The company is looking for distributors to expand its activities to other EU countries, more specifically UK, Germany, Italy and Netherlands.

Description

Description: 

The company has been founded 5 years ago in North of France.
They created an innovative product, a world first in the world : an amphibious boat with integrated trailer.
This innovation simplifies the practice of motorboating and makes hundreds of slipways more accessible.It takes only 3 minutes between uncoupling your vehicle and launching.
An operation that can be done alone and safely.
Once in the water, and its wheels retracted; the boat can sail and navigate like other boats.

Well-known by the specialized press and the nautical industry by numerous international awards, this new concept "eco-friendly" reduces the need to develop storage spaces at the beginning of ports (trailer parking, dry port) while offering the freedom to sail from one port to another, roaming, without the obligation to reach its point of origin.

The company would like to expand to other EU countries, more specifically UK, Germany, Italy and Netherlands with the support of local distributors.

The potentials parters will have to :
- commercialize boats in its area
- perform maintenance and after-sales services
-promote the brand on its territory

Ideally, the partners are already specialized and well known in the boat industry

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The advantages and innovations are: - Trailer integrated into the boat and fully retractable - A timesaver: the boat passes from the land to the sea in 3 minutes thanks to the integrated trailer - Quality materials and assembled in France - Practical and economical : possibility to store the boat in a garage, a garden

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The French company is looking for distributors for its amphibious boats with integrated trailers. Ideally the sought partners already operate in the boat industry and are able to ensure the maintenance and the after-sales service. They are looking for reliable partners to develop the network in Europe, more specifically in the following countries: United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Netherlands.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME 51-250

Dissemination

Dissemination sector group : 
Dissemination preferred : 
Germany, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom

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Boat on land