Discover Christophe Colaris
At the age of 60, Christophe Colaris, Commander for the Compagnie du Ponant on the ship Le Lyrial is a man of the sea and of challenges! He has been sailing since the age of 10 in Moth Europe, became skipper of a Class 2 of 12 meters at the age of 16 and spent his time between the Mediterranean and the South of England on Cowes Week or the Admiral's Cup. After his studies in Merchant Marine, he bought at the age of 25 an 11-meter sailboat, a "Around the World", and made his first crossing of the Atlantic. Christophe then joined the crew of the Phocéa, Bernard Tapie's 4-masted ship, then joined the Ponant team.
Passionate about paragliding, bivouac in the mountains, Commander Colaris loves missions in all its forms! So when the team ofUse It Again! team by Extia contacts him in February to help Romain and his trimaran in Ushuaia, he does not ask himself any questions and intervenes immediately, putting his crew and logistical means at the service ofUse It Again! team The solidarity of seafarers is not a legend.
What made him accept this new challenge, having never sailed on a trimaran? How did he experience his first week aboardUse It Again! team by Extia ? Christophe answers you!
To discover in the video below.