Florence Arthaud

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Florence Arthaud

Florence Arthaud, born on 28 October 1957 in Boulogne-Billancourt, France, is a French sailor.[1] She is the daughter of Jacques Arthaud, director of the Arthaud publisher.


At 17, she was in a serious car accident, which resulted in her coma and paralysis.

She has a daughter with Loïc Lingois, a French professional sailor.

During Route du Rhum 1986, she tried to help Loïc Caradec.

In 1990, she won Route du Rhum on her boat Pierre 1er.

En 1997, she won the Transpacific with Bruno Peyron.


  1. ^ Florence Arthaud rend visite aux élèves ingénieurs de l'institut Fénelon à Grasse