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Le fondateur des Bi-Loup
Richard Wrighton, fondateur de Bi-Loup

Richard WRIGHTON is the founder of Bi-Loup’s brand in 1974. He started the boat construction building his own moulds in Béthune (North of France).

If I build a boat, then she should be different to the existing ones.

In the 70′, few twin keel boats were built in France. But they could not be as famous as the english ones were (Westerly etc). Richard Wrighton hence decided to start the construction of the first Bi-Loup: Bi-Loup 765 was born ! “. Media started to write about Bi-Loup’s and Richard could realise quite soon the enthousiasm for Bi-Loup’s boats. “We sold 30 boats during the first year“. Twin keels were a real solution for problems in french nautical field: the lack of places in marinas. Hence Bi-Loup’s brand increases with a 9 metres long boat and then a 10 metres long boat.

I proposed evolution in the design of my boat listening to my clients and their own wishes“.

Bi-Loup is designed for sailors who love sailing and more precisely, sailing in family. “This is a family cruising vessel, safe and strong”. After the death of Richard’s son, Richard decided to sell the shipyard to a new team.

I still want to invest myself in Bi-Loup’s since I want this brand can still produce many boats. .”

Bi-Loup since 1978...
  • Bi-Loup 765

    Length : 7.35 m
    Breadth : 2.5 m
    Draft : 0.75
    Height inside : 1.7 m
    Construction : 1978-1986
    Number : 150

  • Bi-Loup 9m

    Length : 8.68 m
    Breadth : 3 m
    Draft : 0.90
    Height inside: 1.85 m
    Construction : 1980-1988
    Number : 100

  • Bi-Loup 10,20m

    Length : 9.98 m
    Breadth : 3.33 m
    Draft : 1.20
    Height inside: 1.95 m
    Construction : 1983-1989
    Number : NC

  • Bi-Loup 77

    Length : 7.48 m
    Breadth : 2.5 m
    Draft : 0.85
    Height inside : 1.80 m
    Construction : 1986-1995
    Number : 102

  • Bi-Loup 88

    Length : 8.8 m
    Breadth : 3 m
    Draft : 1 m
    Height inside : 1.80 m
    Construction : 1988-1998
    Number : 180

  • Bi-Loup 102

    Length : 10.2 m
    Breadth : 3.33 m
    Draft : 1.25 m
    Height inside : 1.90 m
    Construction : 1990-2003
    Number : 30

  • Bi-Loup 66

    Length : 6.6 m
    Breadth : 2.49 m
    Draft : 0.75 m
    Height inside : 1.86 m
    Construction : 1993-1999
    Number : NC

  • Bi-Loup 77NV

    Length : 7.48 m
    Breadth : 2.5 m
    Draft : 0.85 m
    Height inside : 1.85 m
    Construction : 1995-2009
    Number : 100

  • Bi-Loup 89

    Length : 8.9 m
    Breadth : 3 m
    Draft : 1.10 m
    Height inside : 1.88 m
    Construction : 1998-2007
    Number : 180

  • Bi-Loup 36

    Length : 10.9 m
    Breadth : 3.5 m
    Draft : 1.35 m
    Height inside : 2 m
    Construction : 2004- 2011
    Number : NC

  • Bi-Loup 30

    Length : 8,98m
    Breadth : 3,00 m
    Draft : 1,10 m
    Height inside : 1.85 m
    Construction : 2009
    Number : NC

  • Bi-Loup 26

    Length : 7.8 m
    Breadth : 2.55 m
    Draft : 0.90 m
    Height inside : 1.85 m
    Construction : 2009
    Number : NC