Patrick Boronat, located in Marseille, France, has extensive experience in the big boat racing market both as a competitor and sailmaker. At age 27, Patrick started his own sail loft in which he was involved in the entire sailmaking process from design through to manufacture and finishing. Influenced by his father André Boronat’s passion for sailing, Patrick knew from a young age he wanted to work in the sailing industry. Patrick has participated in many national and international regattas across a wide range of boats. Events include the One Ton Cup, Bol D’or, Tour de France à la voile, Swan Cup, X Cup, Super Yacht Cup Series Palma, Puig Regatta in Barcelona, and the Paneray Tour. Some of the key boats Patrick has competed on include the Surprise, Melges 24, Mumm 30, UFO 28 and 22, and Corel 45.