President of the Jury



Elected in 2013 President of the “Yacht Club de France” and Vice-president of the association “Eric Tabarly”, the Admiral Yves Lagane is a professional mariner and an experienced yachtman.
Maritime Prefect for the Channel and the North Sea, he as been, as well, President of the National Society for Sea Rescue (SNSM) from 2005 to 2013. He spent his entire career (thirty-years) in the French Navy, commanding three submarines. After leaving the Navy, in 2003, he stayed very active in safety and maritime security fields, promoting the values ​​of the “citizen of the sea”: responsibility, solidarity, respect.
In May, he will chair the jury of the film at the Écrans de la mer of Dunkirk.
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