Cyclops Marine Appoint new French Distributor

Cyclops Marine is proud to announce a collaboration with XPO, the specialist rigging and hardware wholesaler, as their new distributor for France.

XPO are a major supplier to the performance racing market and have always been the pioneers of embracing new technology. Xavier Phelipon, CEO of XPO comments, “We are excited with the opportunity to distribute the Cyclops Marine range. These products will make a huge difference to how people race their boats, knowing the repeatable fast numbers for the rigging and line loads. With the wireless technology it is so easy to immediate benefits.”

Xavier also added “… we also see great safety benefits for the multihull sailors, with the available load data they can now make early adjustments to prevent damage or accident.”

Cyclops Marine’s Sales Director, Tom Pickles is equally excited by the new collaboration. “When we researched for our preferred partner for the all-important French market, Xavier’s name was recommended every time. XPO are a highly respected organisation and align well with the values of Cyclops Marine. We can’t wait to support the XPO Team to maximise the opportunities in the region.”

“Our smarttune product is so well suited to the masses of 20ft -50ft racers and cruiser racers in France. There are so many iconic yacht racing brands  built here that can further harness their potential with the real time rig data. Our smartlinks also align so well with XPO’s rigging expertise.”

About Cyclops Marine

Cyclops Marine Ltd, is a technology business led by innovators that have developed load sensors for use in the sailing environment. The Cyclops Marine Smart range of products are a new generation of wireless load sensors created by some of the leading brains from Cambridge University, in tandem with sailors, to produce accurate, repeatable and meaningful data. Set to become the industry standard, the Smart range, enables sailors to set their boat up for optimum performance time after time. Easy to install, the range provides real-time data that is simple to understand. Cyclops is led Ian ‘Chips’ Howarth surrounded by an experienced team of both renowned sailors & technical experts. The Smart range is sold through a global distribution network.

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