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French company specialized in nautical eco-friendly recreational equipement is looking for distributors

Country of origin:
Country: 
FRANCE
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOFR20200619001
Published
24/06/2020
Last update
10/07/2020
Expiration date
11/07/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Other leisure and recreational products and services
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Summary

Summary: 
A French company has developed an innovative electric stand up paddle.This recreational equipment easy to use is ideal to explore the coasts and does not require physical or technical skills. The company is looking for distributors able to work with the tourism sector (rental companies, seaside resorts, watersports centers) particularly in Italy, Greece, Spain,Turkey, but also in the United States and the Middle East.The company will sign distribution services agreements with the partners.

Description

Description: 

The company located in the South of France brings together 5 engineers who love the sea and are experts in watersports and technologies. Its activity focuses on the ecological transition applied to outdoor sports. The company has obtained the status of Young Innovative Company and has developped a new patented product.
Consisting of a board, a handlebar and a 100% electric motor, the stand up paddle is easy to use, intended for the whole family and it can be used alone, in duo or with 3 people within the limit of 150kg. With a speed of up to 7 km/h, it allows users to exlore the coast, but can also be used on any aquatic environment, lakes, ponds or rivers. Meeting all safety requirements, it offers unique stability and manoeuvrability and has a day of autonomy.
Currently the product is already on the market in France, Spain and French Polynesia and the company would like to expand its distribution network.
Italy, Greece, Turkey and Spain are the priority targets, as well as the North American market and the Middle East, but the company is open to any proposal.
Distributors will be able to address resorts, nautical water leisure rental companies, watersports clubs based on lakes, low stream rivers, sea/ocean and wishing to offer their customers a new, fun and intergenerational product.
The company would like to sign distribution services agreements with interested partners.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The product is safe, easy to use, does not require any technical or physical skills and is intergererational. It is environmentaly friendly with a100% recyclable board and an electric motorization therefore silent and emission-free. It offers greater autonomy than similar products and the battery is charged in 4 hours. The folding handlebar reduces storage space requirement and the maintenance costs are low. The product offers high return on investment and 2 sales models are possible, sale and leasing.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for distributors. Ideally, the partner will take care of prospecting, participate in trade fairs, communicate about the product, be able to offer a first-level after-sales service (hotline and minor repairs), have premises to store the equipment. He will have to be familiar with the tourism sector and in particular with tourist resorts located near the sea or lakes, and rental companies for nautical equipment such as pedal boats, paddles, canoes, etc.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10

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Paddle 2

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Paddle 1