Michel Desjoyeaux

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Michel Desjoyeaux
Michel Desjoyeaux VG2012.jpg
Michel Desjoyeaux in 2012.
Personal information
Born16 July 1965 (1965-07-16) (age 56)
Concarneau

Michel Desjoyeaux (born 16 July 1965 in Concarneau) is a French sailor, known for competing successfully in several long-distance single-handed races. He won the Vendée Globe race in 2000-01 and 2008–09,[1] making him the only person to win that race more than once. In 2014-15, he was watch captain, on leg 1 on Mapfre in the Volvo Ocean Race.[2]

Race Results Highlights[edit]

Year Pos Event Class Boat Name Notes Ref.
Round the World Races
2008 1 2008-2009 Vendee Globe IMOCA 60 Foncia 84d 03hrs 9min [3]
2001 1 2000-2001 Vendee Globe IMOCA 60 PRB 93d 3hrs 57mins
2011 DNF Barcelona World Race IMOCA 60 with FRANCOIS GABART due to a broken mast [4]
Transatlantic Races
2014 10 Transat AG2r Bénéteau Figaro 2 BRETAGNE CREDIT MUTUEL PERFORMANCE with HOREAU CORENTIN
2007 1 Transat Jacques Vabre IMOCA 60 with Emmanuel Le Borgne
2004 1 Single-Handed Trans-Atlantic Race ORMA 60 Giant
2002 1 Route du Rhum ORMA 60 Giant
2001 5 Transat Jacques Vabre
1992 1 Transat AG2r Bénéteau Figaro Sill with Jacques Caraës [5]
1991 - Mini Transat Race Mini Transat 6.50
Other Events
2019 12 La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Bénéteau Figaro 2 Lumibird
2016 RORC Caribbean 600 Multihull MOD 70 - Team Concise Crew [5]
2015 RORC Caribbean 600 Multihull MOD 70 - Phoedo3 Crew [5]
2013 7 La Solitaire du Figaro Bénéteau Figaro 2 TBS [6]
2009 5 La Solitaire du Figaro Bénéteau Figaro 2 Foncia
2007 1 La Solitaire du Figaro Bénéteau Figaro 2
2005 2 La Solitaire du Figaro Bénéteau Figaro 2
2003 3 La Solitaire du Figaro Bénéteau Figaro 2
1998 1 La Solitaire du Figaro Bénéteau Figaro
1997 5 La Solitaire du Figaro Bénéteau Figaro
1996 2 La Solitaire du Figaro Bénéteau Figaro
1995 12 La Solitaire du Figaro Bénéteau Figaro
1992 1 La Solitaire du Figaro Bénéteau Figaro
1991 2 La Solitaire du Figaro Bénéteau Figaro
1990 4 La Solitaire du Figaro Bénéteau Figaro
1980s - Tour de France à la Voile Selection 37
2009 1 Istanbul Europa Race with Jérémie Beyou, Marc Liardet, Gildas Mahé and Julien Marcelet)
2009 1 Bol d'Or Mirabaud with Alain Gautier

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guillaume Loisy (2009-05-13). "Desjoyeaux, ce héros". Le Figaro (in French).
  2. ^ "Mapfre article on Wikipedia". Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  3. ^ "FFV Results Database". Retrieved 2021-02-22.
  4. ^ "Barcelona World Race - Foncia breaks Mast top".
  5. ^ a b c RORC Time Over Distance Volume 15 - Michel Desjoyeaux Interview. Royal Ocean Racing Club. 2020-07-13. Archived from the original on 2021-12-14. Retrieved 2021-02-22.
  6. ^ https://www.ffvoile.fr/ffv/sportif/ClmtCompetDet.asp?clid=91707

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