Cool pictures of La Solidaire du Chocolat 2012 festivities

La Solidaire du Chocolat transatlantic race started 10 days ago after many festivities in the area surrounding the port of Saint Nazaire in France.

As an official supplier, we are lucky to receive exclusive pictures from the organisers.

In these, you will feel the warm reception from the public of the numerous concerts, parades and other activities; enjoy the particular atmosphere brought by mexican dancers, chefs and artists; and the gorgeous pics of the Port and the race start:

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MaxSea teams up with french maritime photographer and sailor Jacques Vapillon

Jacques Vapillon - maritime photographer and sailor teams up with MaxSeaThe very talented and well-known maritime photographer Jacques Vapillon, famous for his sailing events and races worldwide coverage, will share some of his amazing pictures with our fans within our Facebook corporate page on a daily basis.

We’ll post the pictures here every week as well and soon, Jacques will also write a very special monthly chronicle about his own trips and adventures for us.

Welcome aboard Jacques!

Jacques Vapillon Bio

See Jacques Vapillon’s great pictures at: and Sea & Co

Some pointers …

1957 born in Annemasse, Haute-Savoie

1959-78 living in the south of France and Tunisia

1979 moved to Plymouth (UK) – College of Art & Design – photography section

1983 starts as a freelance photographer in La Trinite-sur-Mer.

1988 beginning of collaboration with DPPI Press Agency

1993 opening of his exhibition gallery at La Trinité-sur-Mer.

2004 began a sailing tour of the Mediterranean

2011 becomes a member of the maritime photographers group Sea & Co