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Reception: 9:00-12:00 & 14:00-18:00
Zone Industrielle portuaire
Avenue Marcel Liabastre
F14600 Honfleur ▶️
Tel : + 33 (0)2 31 88 37 98
Fax : + 33 (0)2 31 88 56 43
contact[@]karver-systems.com
  • Laura HALBY
    Direct phone number : + 33 (0)2 31 88 37 98 (Standard)
    Email : laura[@]karver-systems.com
    Karver since: July 2012
    Languages spoken : French, english, spanish
    Birthday: 24th November
  • Fabien FRANCOISE – Industrial Director & Purchase Director
    Email : fabien[@]karver-systems.com
    Karver since: December 2012
    Language: French
    Birthday: 23rd November
  • Loic FLEURY – Shop & Shippings
    Karver since: June 2007
    Birthday: 15th December
    Language : French
  • Timothy GRIMAULT – Workshop
    Karver since: April 2017
    Birthday: 02nd November
    Language : French
  • Bruno VANDOME – Administrative & Financial Director
    Direct phone number : + 33 (0)2 31 88 89 81
    Email : bvandome[@]karver-systems.com
    Karver since: June 2005
    Languages : french, english
    Birthday: 16th July
  • Laura BOURDAUD – Management assistant
    Direct phone number : + 33 (0)2 31 88 37 98 (Standard)
    Email : laura[@]karver-systems.com
    Karver since: July 2012
    Languages: french, english, spanish
    Birthday: 24th November
    Usual schedule : 9AM – 12AM / 14PM – 17PM
  • Marin CLAUSIN – CEO
    Founder, CEO and Director of the Design Office since 2003
    Email : marin[@]karver-systems.com
    Skype : karveroffshore
    Linkedin
    Karver since: the beginning
    Languages : french, english
    Birthday: 21st December
  • Tanguy de LARMINAT – General manager
    Direct phone number : + 33 (0)2 31 88 86 84
    Mobile phone : +33 (0)6 71 64 51 15
    Email : tanguy[@]karver-systems.com
    Skype : tanguy.karver
    Linkedin
    Karver since: May 2013
    Languages spoken: french, english
    Anniversaire : 22nd December
  • Jean Philippe CONNAN – Deputy General Director
    JP is the first Karver employee to join the design team in 2006. For 9 years, he has been following the teams of racers passionately, optimizing and developing the existing ranges and is part of the management committee as Deputy General Manager. Class leader: Imoca, Volvo, TP52, America’s Cup, …

    Direct phone number : + 33 (0)2 31 88 86 81
    Mobile phone : +33 (0)6 21 82 04 50
    Email : jp[@]karver-systems.com
    Skype : jpkarver
    Karver since: March 2006
    Languages : french, english
    Birthday: 10th May
  • Laura HALBY – Director’s assistant
    Tél. Direct : + 33 (0)2 31 88 37 98 (Standard)
    Email : laura[@]karver-systems.com
    Karver since: July 2012
    Languages : french, english, spanish
    Birthday: 24th November
    Usual schedule : 9AM – 12AM / 14PM – 17PM

Karver Sailing Valley
Sales & Showroom Department
Immeuble Celtic Submarine 1
1 rue Henri d’Estienne d’Orves
F56100 Lorient ▶️

  • Tanguy de LARMINAT– General Manager
    Direct phone number : + 33 (0)2 31 88 86 84
    Mobile phone : +33 (0)6 71 64 51 15
    Email : tanguy[@]karver-systems.com
    Skype : tanguy.karver
    Linkedin
    Languages spoken: french, english
  • Mélanie BOURDON – Sales assistant
    Tél. direct : + 33 (0)2 31 88 89 79
    Email : melanie[@]karver-systems.com
    Linkedin
    Languages spoken: french, english
  • Alois KERDUEL – France sales
    Direct phone number : + 33 (0)2 31 88 86 83
    Mobile phone : +33 (0)6 21 82 02 49
    Email : alois[@]karver-systems.com
    Skype : a.kerduel
    Karver since: September 2008
    Languages : french, english
    Birthday: 14th July
  • Christophe QUESNEL – International sales
    Direct phone number : + 33 (0)2 31 88 86 83
    Mobile phone :   +33 (0)6 15 07 87 17
    Email : christophe[@]karver-systems.com
    Skype : christophe.karver
    Linkedin
    Karver since: March 2018
    Languages : french, english
    Birthday: 2nd April
  • Cédric RAFIN – International sales
    Direct phone number : + 33 (0)2 31 88 37 98
    Mobile phone : +33 (0)6 61 11 09 53
    Email : cedric[@]karver-systems.com
    Skype : cedric.karver
    Linkedin
    Karver since: November 2019
    Languages : french, english, anglais
    Birthday: 03rd August
  • Marin CLAUSIN – CEO
    Founder, CEO and Director of the Design Office since 2003
    Email : marin[@]karver-systems.com
    Skype : karveroffshore
    Linkedin
    Karver since: the beginning
    Languages : french, english
    Birthday: 21st December
  • Jean Philippe CONNAN – Deputy General Director
    JP is the first Karver employee to join the design team in 2006. For 9 years, he has been following the teams of racers passionately, optimizing and developing the existing ranges and is part of the management committee as Deputy General Manager. Class leader: Imoca, Volvo, TP52, America’s Cup, …

    Direct phone number : + 33 (0)2 31 88 86 81
    Mobile phone : +33 (0)6 21 82 04 50
    Email : jp[@]karver-systems.com
    Skype : jpkarver
    Karver since: March 2006
    Languages : french, english
    Birthday: 10th May
  • Guillaume PIROUELLE – Design office engineer
    Direct phone number : + 33 (0)2 31 88 37 98
    Mobile phone : +33 (0)6 15 27 62 97
    Email : guillaumep[@]karver-systems.com
    Skype : guillaume.karver
    Karver since: October 2019
    Languages : french, english
    Birthday : 16th May

The team is currently complete but we are always attentive to new talents. Do not hesitate to send a spontaneous application to Mélanie.

The profiles we are looking for the most are salespeople and engineers.

In any case, we only recruit people with real knowledge of navigation (race, cruise or super yacht) and who speaks English.

  • Jean Antoine SOUYRIS – Web Designer
  • Guillaume de Rouzé (GDR Consulting) – Information Systems Consultant
  • Cyril ROUAULT – Industry consultant
  • Tanguy de LAMOTTE – Professional Runner Consultant
  • François de SIVRY – Strategy, Management & Finance Consultant
  • Antoine SCHAELER – Web architect
  • Quentin CLAUSIN – Photos & videos
  • Gildas LE GUILLOUX (KPMG) – Accountant
  • Me Louis Marie BOURGEOIS – Lawyer
  • Me Tomas THORELLI – Lawyer (International)

2020 :

  • Christine BARON (Director’s assistant)
  • Louise DUVAL (Trainee / Design Office)
  • Maelle ROUAULT (Trainee / Sales departement)

2019 :

  • Xavier DUMAS (Design Office 2018-2019)
  • Donatien TACONNET (Design Office)
  • Anna RIGOIGNE (Sales departement)
  • Théo GORAGUER (Sales departement)
  • Tony LEMIERRE (Communication departement)
  • Guillaume PIROUELLE (Design Office)

2018 :

  • Guillème MAURY (Sales departementl)
  • Lola DELAUNAY (Sales assistant 2017-2018)
  • Nicolas COMBY (International sales 2015-2018)
  • Lucas VALENZA-TROUBAT (Design Office Trainee)
  • Léa GERMAIN (Logisitcs placement)
  • Nicolas LEFEBVRE (Logisitcs placement)

2017 :

  • Julian DAUVERGNE (Sales trainee)
  • Corentin DOUAY (Communication trainee)
  • Denis DEVLIEGHERE (Workshop)
  • Marie JANICOT (Design Office trainee)
  • Grégoire LANIECE (Design Office trainee)
  • Romain COURCHE (Design Office trainee)
  • Lara DOMINGUEZ FERNANDEZ (Communication and marketing trainee)
  • Jules DUFAY (General management trainee !)

2016 :

  • Pauline AUDRIEU (Design Office trainee)
  • Kevin AMARANTHE (Design Office trainee)
  • Thomas HUMPHREY (Sales departement trainee)
  • Aidan POSTLE (Design Office trainee)
  • François de SIVRY (General manager/Finance consultant – 2004 à 2016)
  • Philippe BARBOTIN (Purchase Manager – 2004 à 2016)
  • Quentin LANGEOIRE (Design Office engineer – 2011 à 2016)

Avant 2016 :

  • Vitalien AFFAGARD (Trainee)
  • Charles AUBERT (Sales trainee)
  • Pierre ASSELIN (Sales manager)
  • Grégoire BESSETTE (Packaging)
  • Edith CATELAIN (Assistant)
  • Thomas DECRE (Sales trainee)
  • Carole ARROYO / de LARMINAT (Management assistant) 2015
  • Guillaume DELCOURT (Internation sales manager)
  • Laure DIDIER (Sales trainee)
  • Thomas DUBOURG (Design Office trainee)
  • Céline ESNAULT (Sales trainee)
  • Alix de LAMOTTE (Design Office trainee)
  • Tanguy de LAMOTTE (Project manager)
  • Laure FERCHAUD (Design Office trainee)
  • Ivan FRANCESCUT (Design Office trainee)
  • Victor GIBON (Design Office trainee)
  • Charles GIMBERT (Design Office trainee)
  • Philippe GOETSCHEL (Design Office trainee)
  • Timothy GRIMAULT (Design Office trainee)
  • Michel IMBERT (Design Office trainee)
  • François JOUAUX (Design Office trainee)
  • Marina LAULANET (Design Office trainee)
  • Clément LESAINT (Design Office trainee)
  • Kaelig MADEC (Design Office trainee)
  • Nicolas MALANDAIN (Design Office 2007-2009)
  • Lionel MARCQ (Trainee)
  • Gérard MAUPIED (Design Office)
  • Thomas MELLANO (Design Office)
  • Margaux MENANT (Sales trainee)
  • Sabrina MILLIEN (Sales trainee)
  • André PENRU (Sales trainee)
  • Emilie PETITBON (Design Office trainee)
  • Maxime PETITBON (Design Office trainee)
  • Antoine PEUREUX (Design Office trainee)
  • Paul PLANCHON (Sales trainee)
  • Delphine PLANTEVIN (Stagiaire commercial)
  • Valentin SIPAN (Design Office trainee)
  • Léa VAUR (Design Office trainee)
  • Jeanne VICAIRE (Market Research Trainee)

: 1. Article one: Contract formation 1.1 Conflict between general terms and conditions of sale and general terms and conditions of purchase: The present general conditions of sale define the terms of execution and the conditions of sale between KARVER and its customers. To place an order implies a full and complete adhesion to the general conditions of sale described below. Sales are always made by mutual agreement between the parties as set forth below. These provisions cannot be modified by contrary stipulations contained in the general conditions of purchase of the customer or any other document without written agreement of the parts. 1.2. Consent: 1.2.1. Offer: Karver products’ offers accomplished by quotations can only be valid if they have been accepted in the indicated delay. All offer made by Karver will only become irrevocable after written confirmation by Karver to the client’s purchase order. 1.2.2. Acceptance: this can be done according to the forms and uses in force in commercial matters and in particular by mail, fax, telephone, internet or e-mail. 1.3. Cancellation: any request for cancellation of an order for any reason whatsoever may be examined only by payment of a cancellation indemnity set at fifteen percent (15%) of the net price excluding tax of the order. For custom orders, deposits will not be refunded. 2. Article two: Sold goods KARVER reserves the right to apply at any time any modification that it deems useful to its products without prior notice 3. Article three: Settlement terms 3.1. Terms of payment: The invoices are payable at the headquarters of KARVER Honfleur by credit card or wire transfer. 3.2. Payment period: 3.2.1. Principle of the will of the parties: The payment periods can be set freely by the parties but cannot exceed 60 days. 3.2.2. 30-day payment: The payment of KARVER products by customers who already have an account with KARVER is made on the thirtieth day following the date of receipt of the goods (Article L.144-6 of the French Commercial Code). 3.2.3. Special deadlines: Payment for Karver products ordered by new customers or customers who do not have an account with KARVER will be made in full payment before shipping. 3.3. Late payment penalties: 3.3.1. Methods of calculation: The sums not paid at the due date will result in the payment of monthly indemnities equal to 5 times the legal interest rate on the amount of the sum due, the payment of the totality of the remaining will stay due and deliveries will be suspended. In addition, a lump sum compensation for recovery costs of 40 euros is applied in accordance with Decree No. 2012-1115 of 2 October 2012 for any late payment over 10 days. 3.3.2. Late payment penalties are applied if the sums due are paid after the payment date shown on the invoice. Penalties are due without any reminder being necessary. They run automatically on the day following the date of payment on the invoice, or failing this, on the thirty-first day following the date of receipt of the goods. 3.4. Discount for upfront payments: There would be no additional discount for payment granted before shipping. 3.5. In the event of cessation of payment, bankruptcy filing, settlement or declaratory judgment against the client, the latter shall notify KARVER without delay so that an identification and an inventory of Karver products sold but not yet fully paid and cashed can be established and that the ownership clause can potentially be established. 3.6. In case of unpaid of all or part of a term, KARVER, without losing any of its rights may require the return of all products corresponding to orders not yet paid. 3.7. Karver may claim in the hands of the sub-purchasers the price or part of the price of products sold by Karver to the customer which have not been fully paid or cashed. In this case the customer agrees to provide any relevant information regarding to the sub-purchasers. 4. Article four: Price schedules, discounts and rebates 4.1. Prices: prices are “ex works”, packaging included, at the rate in force at the time of the order. Karver reserves the right to modify its rates according to currency fluctuations, raw materials or cost price. 5. Article five: Orders 5.1. The general conditions of sale apply to all sales, by signing the order, the customer accepts unconditionally the conditions of sale and waives any application of its General Conditions of Purchase. 5.2. Our orders are final from the moment they are confirmed in writing. Any modification can be taken into account only if it arrives in writing before the shipment of the products. In case of order modification our deadlines can be postponed. Similarly, if our buyer does not accept the change, the down payments will not be returned. 5.3. In case of late payment KARVER may suspend all outstanding orders without prejudice or any other actions. 6. Article six: Jurisdiction For all disputes relating to sales made by Karver and the application or interpretation of these Terms and Conditions of Sale, only the Commercial Court of Lisieux (France, 14) will be competent. 7. Article seven: Force Majeure KARVER is not liable in the event of fire, flood, interruption of supply of energy, raw materials or spare parts, as well as total or partial strikes of any kind impeding the smooth running of the company, such as transport strikes, postal services … The occurrence of a case of force majeure has the effect of suspending the execution of the contractual obligations of KARVER. 8. Article eight: OWNERSHIP RESERVE CLAUSE : 8.1. KARVER expressly reserves the ownership of the KARVER products delivered and designated in the sales contract until full payment of their price in principal and interest. 8.2. The goods will remain the property of KARVER until full payment of their price, but the buyer is responsible for them as soon as they are physically delivered, the transfer of possession entails the transfer of the risks as well. Signing this document, the buyer undertakes to subscribe an insurance contract guaranteeing the risk of loss, theft or destruction of the goods. 8.3. The transfer to the buyer, the disadvantages, the risks of loss or the deterioration of the products are subject to the retention of title. In case of application of the reserve of the property after the partial payment, the installments paid will be our property in counterpart of the depreciation undergone by the products. 9. Article nine: Delivery, receipt, returns 9.1. Receipt of products 9.1.1. KARVER deliveries are made by private carriers mandated by Karver at the expense of our customers. In the case of a carrier mandated by our customer, the goods will be transported at the expense and risk of it. 9.1.2. In case of apparent defect or failure the customer will have to make findings and reservations with his postal services on the transport receipt. 9.1.3. Deliveries can only be made if KARVER’s clients are up to date with their obligations. 9.1.4. Lateness cannot entail a cancellation of an order or any claim for damages. 9.1.5. All claims regarding apparent defective and non-conformity of products must be received within 8 days of delivery of the products. The client must then provide all the justifications on the reality of the defect and leave to KARVER any possibility to note the defect itself and to remedy it. 9.2. Delivery times Delivery times are given for information only and without guarantee. A delay does not entitle the buyer to cancel the sale, to refuse the goods or to receive damages. 9.3. Returns No return of Karver products can be made by the customer without the express written consent of KARVER. Returning costs will be borne by KARVER only in the event that an apparent defect is actually noted by the latter. Unless prior authorization, only the carrier chosen by KARVER is authorized to return the products concerned. 10. Article ten: The lack of conformity of the goods 10.1. The goods travel at the risk of the customer to whom it belongs to check the good condition at the time of delivery. This verification must relate to the quality, quantities and references of the goods and their conformity with the order. No claim will be taken into account after a period of fifteen days from the day of delivery. 10.2. Goods with a recognized defect of conformity, reported within 8 days, is subject to replacement or restoration, to the exclusion of any compensation, for any reason whatsoever. 11. Article eleven: Warranty Karver products are warranted for pre-sale defects making our material unsuitable for the intended use or which reduce such use so much that the buyer would not have acquired it or will not would have given a lower price if he had known them, in accordance with the provisions of articles 1641 and following of the civil code. The customer can only benefit from the guarantee if he notifies KARVER by registered letter as soon as possible. 11.1. Contractual Warranty: Karver products are warranted against defects in material or confection for a period of one (1) year from the date of delivery to the Professional Customers and two (2) years to the Private Customers from the date of sale. Under this warranty, the only obligation incumbent upon KARVER will be the free replacement or repair of the product or item found to be defective by its services to the exclusion of any other indemnity or damage and interest, the possible shipping costs being the responsibility of the customer. Defects and deteriorations caused by natural wear and tear, by an external event (product not adapted to real loads, assembly not conforming to the technical instructions of KARVER, defective maintenance, abnormal use or in competition …) or by a modification of the product not specified or specified by KARVER are excluded from the warranty. In the same way the guarantee will not play for the visible defects. 11.2. Legal guarantee: Under the guarantee of hidden defects, KARVER will only have to replace without charge the defective products excluding the repair of any other damage, shipping costs will be paid by the customer. 12. Article twelve: Use of the products Our buyers declare to have all the technical competences, to have taken note of our documentation to have been perfectly informed on the use, the handling, the dangers of the products and in case of doubts to appeal to one of our technicians. No other warranty than those contained in our documentation will be able to be declared to the customers. 13. Article thirteen: Custom, customized products: For professionals, our custom products are designed with their technical teams and meet the specific instructions that are communicated to them by them. Therefore, they are excluded from any warranty and their sale is made at the risk of the buyer who cannot, in particular, invoke a hidden defect. 14. Article fourteen : Spare parts: The duration of availability of our spare parts is at least 3 years from the date of purchase by the private customer. This indication is included in our user manuals.

 

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