Michel Desjoyeaux in 2012.
|Born||16 July 1965 (age 50)
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, making him the only person to win that race more than once.
- Winner of Vendée Globe 2000-01 and 2008–09
- Winner of Solitaire du Figaro in 1992, 1998, and 2007
- Winner of the Route du Rhum in 2002
- Winner of the Single-Handed Trans-Atlantic Race in 2004
- Guillaume Loisy (2009-05-13). "Desjoyeaux, ce héros". Le Figaro (in French).
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