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Philippe Monnet

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Name  Philippe Monnet

Role  Sailor
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Philippe Monnet (born 31 January 1959) is a single-handed sailor from France, born in La Clusaz. He is the brother in law of French singer Julien Clerc.


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Originally from La Clusaz, he is a pioneer of maritime routes and a single-handed and crewed sailing record holder. He has accumulated more 250 000 nautical miles in single-handed or crewed races. He set a new record during his first solo round the world trip.

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He sailed the 1981–82 Whitbread Round the World Race on board Vivanapoli.


  • 1988: World record - solo sail on "Kriter" (Olivier de Kersauson's trimaran) (129d 19h 17').
  • 1989: Record New York City - 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, aboard a monohull
  • 2000: Record for non-stop reverse circumnavigation on "Uunet" (previously Philippe Poupon's "Fleury Michon"), monohull (151d 19h 54').
  • Paris-Dakar

    Monnet won the Paris-Dakar as co-driver alongside Hubert Auriol in 1992 and Jean-Louis Schlesser in 1999 they count 5 participations.


    Philippe Monnet Wikipedia

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