TransEurope marks 35 years
EUROPE: Now boasting over 80 marina members in 12 different countries, TransEurope Marinas has gained remarkable ground since its foundation in 1987.
Formerly known as TransManche, the cooperative association of a dozen marina managers joined forces as a means to support independent family marinas, and to encourage their berth holders to cruise further afield by offering reciprocal conditions.
The same spirit prevails today although the group has expanded in size and ambition. Jean-Michel Gaigné CMM, who has presided over the association for nearly a decade, was delighted to mark TransEurope Marinas’ 35th anniversary, commenting “I am proud to see our network fostering customer satisfaction and promoting travel to exciting new destinations.”
“TransEurope Marinas remains at the vanguard, not only for its capability to recognise evolving customer expectations but above all for the marina operators’ personal connections with the boating community,” he added. “TransEurope Marinas is no longer a simple network of yacht harbours giving benefits to berth holders but an inspiration for all those who seek out rewarding boating experiences from the Baltic to the Aegean.”