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History and values

Passion

The success of trimarans is based on the know-how of passionate and expert teams.

The desire to design boats that combine safety, comfort and performance is at the heart of our ambitions.

Innovation and boldness

Since its creation, NEEL-TRIMARANS has been designing and manufacturing unique and innovative models.

Anticipating, innovating, improving while preserving and perpetuating what has proved its worth is the company’s spirit, which combines cutting-edge industrial processes with irreplaceable craft and manual know-how.

NEEL-TRIMARANS’ main objective is to satisfy its customers by offering them quality, innovative and safety.

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Security

NEEL-TRIMARANS designs offshore trimarans where safety is at the heart of the system. Innovation only makes sense if it guarantees safety on board.

This notion of safety is integrated at all levels of our company, both in the design and construction of our boats and also with our employees who work under safe conditions

Demanding company

The high standards set in the design and manufacture of our trimarans have built NEEL-TRIMARANS’ reputation, solidity and durability.

History

2010
Design of the NEEL 50 prototype, validation of the concept and first communications on the NEEL-TRIMARANS brand.

2011
Design and production of the NEEL 45, the company’s first production boat.  CE certification of the world’s first deep-sea cruising trimaran.

2012
NEEL 45 is launched. It will sell more than 26 models.

2013
NEEL 45 is elected Boat of the Year by Sailing World and receives the Innovation Award by Cruising World (2 prestigious American awards).

Creation of the dealers network, purchase of land for the construction of a factory on the plateau nautique of La Rochelle.

2014
Establishment of the plant on the plateau nautique of La Rochelle.Design studies for NEEL 65 and manufacture of industrial tools.

2015
The first NEEL 65 is equipped for commercial use with a permanent crew for luxury charter. It defines the company towards new quality standards.

The NEEL 45 “La Caravelle” is the winner of the ARC (Transatlantic Rally-Race). It demonstrates the performance of a trimaran against carbon catamarans.

2017
Launch of NEEL 51

2018

  • The NEEL 51 is three-time awarded (European Yacht of the Year, Multihull of the Year, USA Best Boat)
  • Construction of the 2nd plant and new NEEL-TRIMARANS offices
  • Acquisition of a new shipyard (TechniYachts) on the plateau nautique in La Rochelle: + 5,000 square meters
  • Launch of the NEEL 65 EVOLUTION, a new version of the NEEL 65 with an optimized interior layout.

2019

  • Launch of NEEL 47.
  • The NEEL 47 is the winner (all categories combined) of the ARC +, a transatlantic rally race.

2020

  • NEEL-TRIMARANS celebrates its 10th anniversary.
  • Launch of the LEEN range of trimarans (powered trimarans)