Philippe Monnet

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Philippe Monnet (born 31 January 1959) is a single-handed sailor from France,[1] born in La Clusaz.

Records[edit]

  • 1988: World record - solo sail on "Kriter" (Olivier de Kersauson's trimaran) (129d 19h 17').
  • 1989: Record New York - San Francisco, multihull and solo (81d 5h).
  • 1990: Record Hong-Kong - London (Tea Route), multihull and solo (67d 10h 26').
  • 1998: 6th place in the Route du Rhum, monocoque
  • 2000: Record for non-stop reverse circumnavigation on "Uunet" (previously Philippe Poupon's "Fleury Michon"), monocoque (151d 19h 54').

Bibliography[edit]

  • J'ai entraperçu les moustaches du Diable (2000)
  • Le Monde à l'envers (2000) ISBN 2-7234-3445-1

Further reading[edit]

  • Piron, Didier (2000). Philippe Monnet: biographie. Mango sport. ISBN 2-84270-251-4. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Course du Rhum : bon vent à Philippe Monnet, de la part de marsactu". Marsactu. 31 October 2010. Retrieved 21 December 2010. 

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