Established in 1996 by Gilles Grainville,
Les Excursions Passion specializes in daycharter
trips out of the port of Le Marin in
Martinique, to the island of St.Lucia.
The business comprises:
- a Tahiti 75S from 2005 (PASSION 2), raised
deck, with carbon beam, designed for this type
of sailing, 2 new Yanmar motors. There are
only two of these boats in the world.
The bridgedeck clearance has been doubled,
beams and nacelle lifted.
Weight: 15 tonnes (achieved by the use of carbon
and other weight savings). Daggerboards,
cutter-rigged, Maréchal mast. The boat is much
faster and performs better through a choppy
- A sales office and sales person,
- 5 information and sales outlets on the island,
- Website. Management intranet site.
Turnover balanced between 2 tourist seasons
and 2 local seasons (for residents).
The company employs 2 crew members (Captain
Established reputation since 1996