Gérard d'Aboville

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Gérard d'Aboville in 2014.

Gérard d'Aboville (5 September 1945, Paris – ) is the first man to row across two oceans solo: the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. He crossed the Atlantic in 1980, travelling from Cape Cod to Brittany. In 1991, at the age of 46 he spent 134 days crossing from Japan to Washington state.

He is now planning to circle the globe in a solar power yacht.

As a politician, d'Aboville is a member of the Council of Paris (UMP).