A French company has developed an innovative electric stand up paddle.This recreational equipment easy to use is ideal to explore the coasts and does not require physical or technical skills. The company is looking for distributors able to work with the tourism sector (rental companies, seaside resorts, watersports centers) particularly in Italy, Greece, Spain,Turkey, but also in the United States and the Middle East.The company will sign distribution services agreements with the partners.
The company located in the South of France brings together 5 engineers who love the sea and are experts in watersports and technologies. Its activity focuses on the ecological transition applied to outdoor sports. The company has obtained the status of Young Innovative Company and has developped a new patented product. Consisting of a board, a handlebar and a 100% electric motor, the stand up paddle is easy to use, intended for the whole family and it can be used alone, in duo or with 3 people within the limit of 150kg. With a speed of up to 7 km/h, it allows users to exlore the coast, but can also be used on any aquatic environment, lakes, ponds or rivers. Meeting all safety requirements, it offers unique stability and manoeuvrability and has a day of autonomy. Currently the product is already on the market in France, Spain and French Polynesia and the company would like to expand its distribution network. Italy, Greece, Turkey and Spain are the priority targets, as well as the North American market and the Middle East, but the company is open to any proposal. Distributors will be able to address resorts, nautical water leisure rental companies, watersports clubs based on lakes, low stream rivers, sea/ocean and wishing to offer their customers a new, fun and intergenerational product. The company would like to sign distribution services agreements with interested partners.
Type (e.g. company, R&D institution…), field of industry and Role of Partner Sought:
The company is looking for distributors. Ideally, the partner will take care of prospecting, participate in trade fairs, communicate about the product, be able to offer a first-level after-sales service (hotline and minor repairs), have premises to store the equipment. He will have to be familiar with the tourism sector and in particular with tourist resorts located near the sea or lakes, and rental companies for nautical equipment such as pedal boats, paddles, canoes, etc.
Stage of Development:
Already on the market
Secret Know-how,Design Rights,Patent(s) applied for but not yet granted,Trade Marks