The preparation of new boats

The Port-Fréjus shipyard can rely on the experience of more than 6,000 new boats already prepared over the last 25 years.

The preparation of new boats consists of receiving new boats from the shipyards (Jeanneau, Bénéteau, Dufour, Hanse, Bavaria, Prestige …) arriving by road transport, carrying out the actual preparation:

Reception of new boats

The new boats arrive directly from the Jeanneau, Bénéteau and Dufour Prestige shipyards, Hanse by road transporter. They are quickly taken in charge by the “new boats” team to ensure the:

  • Unloading,
  • Unloading of the mast,
  • General inspection of the boat,
  • Putting the boat on its cradle

Preparation of the new boat


The preparation itself includes multiple steps:

  • Preparation of the hull (dewaxing, primer, antifouling),
  • Installation of balconies, bimini, bonnet,
  • Installation of sails and rigging,
  • Accessories,
  • Checks of all systems (electrical, electronic, water circuit),
  • First start-up of engine(s),
  • Opening of warranties, checks on current campaigns.

Sea trial

Testing and delivery :

  • Sea trial,
  • Refuelling,
  • Delivery to agents or manufacturers,
  • First mile assistance,

New boat preparation team



Team Manager New Boats

Marie-Thérèse GERMANÒ

Administrative and commercial new boat

LAMBERT Frédéric

Frédéric LAMBERT

Rigger, Hardware

ESCOLANO René-Charles

René-Charles ESCOLANO

Rigger, Hardware



Rigger, Accastilleur, Electrician

FLEGO Marino

Marino FLEGO

Installer, Electrician, Rigging