Baie des Caps


Our History



1986

In 1986, in the small Breton town of Ploubalay, Dominique and Isabelle Josselin founded their artisanal workshop specializing in the manufacture of marine sweaters.

they created their business by focusing on the production of clothes that meet the needs of sailors and sea enthusiasts.

Fondateurs de la marque Baie des Caps
Premier logo de la marque Baie des Caps

1994

It was then the smallest workshop in Brittany, which was born in 1994 as the brand Baie des Caps.

The couple breathes in sailor sweater Baie des Caps a particular state of mind, from its manufacture to its sale. With their employees, they are passionately reviving the tradition of sailor sweater in a region marked by the culture and love of the sea, the bay of the caps (now called the Côte d’Emeraude), between Cancale and Cape Fréhel.

2016

In 2016, the brand Baie des Caps created hats for the film "L'Odyssée", which retraces the life of the famous Commander Cousteau. This collaboration has strengthened the presence of the brand in the field of marine textiles, as well as in film culture.

The hats created by Baie des Caps for the film were designed with the same attention to detail and quality as other products of the brand. They were made with high-end materials to offer optimal comfort, while being faithful to the marine aesthetics of the film.

This collaboration has enabled Baie des Caps be made known to a wider audience, especially among film lovers and maritime stories. It also demonstrated the brand's commitment to creating quality products that reflect passion for the sea and sailing, a value that has been dear to the brand since its foundation.

Bonnet réalisé pour le film

Discover the movie trailer right here

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2019

In 2019, another couple joined them in the adventure, Lucie and Geoffroy de Pinieux, attracted by these yarns of wool where art and passion, tradition and modernity intertwine, all in a family spirit. Today, the workshop continues to knit many products, for the greatest satisfaction of customers who appreciate the quality of sea sweaters Baie des Caps.

2019

In 2019, Geoffroy and Lucie de Pinieux crossed a new course by launching their e-commerce site "Baie des Caps", thus allowing their craft workshop to reach a wider audience and to cross the borders of Brittany. Thanks to this online platform, customers from entire France can now discover and order their unique and high-quality marine sweaters, while supporting traditional craftsmanship.

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2021

the brand's first cube sweater Baie des Caps was created in 2021. It is possible that the brand decides to redo it in the future according to demand and fashion trends.

2022

Still in 2022, Baie des Caps multiplies its physical sales points and extends its presence on different marketplaces online. This expansion allows the brand to reach a wider audience and further promote its craft know-how and quality marine sweaters.

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Photo de Morgane Ursault Poupon avec notre pull

2022

In 2022, Baie des Caps partnered with the sailor Morgane Ursault Poupon for the prestigious Route du Rhum, a solo transatlantic race that takes place every four years between Saint-Malo, Brittany, and Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe. This partnership is an opportunity for the workshop to promote their authentic sea sweaters with a public passionate about sailing and water sports.

Morgane Ursault Poupon, proud to represent a brand that embodies the values of Breton craftsmanship and tradition, bears its sailor sweater during public and media appearances. This support strengthens the reputation of Baie des Caps and confirms its commitment to the preservation of the french maritime heritage.

2022

In 2022, Baie des Caps obtains the labelling "France Terre Textile", thus rewarding the careful work and quality of the products produced by the workshop. This label is a true recognition for this 100% French workshop, ensuring that more than 75% of the manufacturing process is carried out in France, while ensuring compliance with environmental and social standards.

This distinction confirms the seriousness and know-how of the brand Baie des Caps, thus strengthening its reputation and attractiveness. The labelling "France Terre Textile" allows the workshop to stand out in the textile market and attract new customers to search for authentic and quality products, made in accordance with traditions and the environment.

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2023

Our collaboration with La boutique Augustin has brought its fruit and we are proud to present our 3 cubit sweaters with their fun and stylish design. These sweaters are made in 100% wool, offering warmth, comfort and elegance to all who wear them.






Baie des Caps

Handcrafted manufacture of sea sweaters in the region of the Emerald Coast, between Cancale and Cape Fréhel.

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