Inland and Maritime passenger transport

Passenger transport, tourism cruises, dinner-cruises, crew transfer...

Special projects

Aluminium welded assemblies, platforms, structures & superstructures, dry docks, floating lodges...

Commercial workboat applications

Marine & inland waterway works, hose & line handling, rescue, research & survey support..

Home Background


  • 30 years experience

Since the creation of the shipyard in 1986, Alumarine Shipyard have built a large number of boats, which, to this day, are sailing all over the world. Whether work boats, exploration boats or cruising catamarans, they are known for their comfort, stability and strength.


With the aluminum boilermaking as their main trade, Alumarine Shipyard have diversified their activities over the years to meet the growing demand from professionals and amateur sailors.


The yard progressively conquered new markets and acquired a global reputation. At the same time, the number and the size of the boats being built by them were increasing.



  • Main dates


1986 : Founding of Alumarine.


1999 : Launching of Douce France 138', the largest luxury sailing catamaran ever built. She was crowned as the "Most Innovative Sailing Yacht" by Showboats Magazine at the Monaco Yacht Show 1999.


2005 : The yard was bought by Jean-Claude Borgel. His vision and passion for all things nautical, gave a new impetus to the activities of Alumarine.


2009 : Alumarine set up their new premises. This new high-performance and modern facility allowed the yard to increase their capacity of production and improve the teams’ working conditions.


2011 : Alumarine celebrates its 25th anniversary. The same year, after the launch of a large work barge, the shipyard started the construction of a 100-foot ketch.


2013 : Alumarine becomes Alumarine Shipyard and joins the Grand Large Yachting group, French leader of the long range cruising boats (Allures Yachting, Outremer Yachting and Garcia Yachting). Alumarine Shipyard strengthen its positioning on work boats as well as long range cruising catamarans developed in partnership with the other shipyards of the Group.


2015 : Alumarine Shipyard delivers an innovative inlandwaters passenger vessel equipped with hybrid propulsion and 150 kilowatts of LiFePO4 batteries.

2019 : with the construction of the Votaan 72 for the company Grain de Sail, the shipyard materializes the dream of the sailing cargo-ship.


The adventure continues...

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