Jean Le Cam

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Jean Le Cam (Quimper, Finistère, 27 April 1959) is a French sailor.

Le Cam was crewman with Éric Tabarly and Michel Desjoyeaux, and won the Solitaire du Figaro in 1994, 1996 and 1999.[1] He later took interest in multihull ships.

On 6 January 2009, whilst competing in the Vendée Globe, he went missing 200 miles from Cape Horn. The overturned boat was discovered with Le Cam alive inside.[2]

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  1. ^ The only two other triple winners are Philippe Poupon and Michel Desjoyeaux
  2. ^ Le Cam Alive in Capsized Boat NYTimes.com, 6 January 2009

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