L'Esprit d'équipe

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L'Esprit d'équipe
Whitbread 1985-1986.jpg
SAS Baia Viking and L'Esprit d'équipe (right) during the 1985–86 Whitbread Round the World Race.
Other names33 Export
Esprit de Liberté
Nation France
Racing career
SkippersLionel Péan
Notable victories1985–86 Whitbread

L'Esprit d'équipe (also 33 Export, Esprit de Liberté) is a yacht. She won the 1985–86 Whitbread Round the World Race skippered by Lionel Péan.[1]

She had earlier competed in the 1981–82 Whitbread Round the World Race as 33 Export but lost her mast in the Southern Ocean and did not finish the race.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/presszone/en/14_History-40-years-of-life-at-the-extreme.html
  2. ^ "Frances former winner lines up for Legends Regatta". Yachts and Yachting Online.
  3. ^ Race, Volvo Ocean. "Roaring Forties, chapter 12: Boy Wonder".