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GRAND PAVOIS ORGANISATION
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LE RALLYE DES ILES DU SOLEIL
A Grand Pavois Organization event
It was in 1973 that the Grand Pavois Organization (GPO) association was born with the creation of the Grand Pavois La Rochelle , an international afloat boat show. In 1998, GPO organized and hosted the Rochelaise stopover of the Whitbread. It is a real success that will lead the Volvo Ocean Race to return in 2002. Several other events follow one another and develop under the impetus of GPO, which offers real expertise in the creation and organization of nautical events. . Among the events managed by GPO, we can cite: The Grand Pavois La Rochelle (France - since 1973), The International Nautical Show afloat in Shenzhen (China - from 2009 to 2011), The Nautical Show of the Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropolis Nauticales de La Ciotat (France, from 2013 to 2020), Departure and arrival of the Velux 5 Oceans (2010/2011), La Transat 6.50 Charente-Maritime / Bahia (6 editions from 2001 to 2011), Le Défi Atlantique 2003 (qualifying race for the Vendée Globe 2004/2005) from Salvador de Bahia to La Rochelle, The Grand Prix of Formula 1 motor racing in La Rochelle (2007 - France), The Rally of the Sun Islands 2017, 2018, 2019 ...