05 Mar Sébastien Simon – Vendée Globe Objective
Sébastien, the Dream Racer Boats’s Sponsor, starts very strongly the year 2018 by announcing his participation in the next Vendée Globe under the colors of the Arkea Group (Crédit Mutuel de Bretagne) and the recycling company Paprec !
Vendée Globe Objective
“My participation in the Vendée Globe was a dream for a long time. And with my determination, my progress and my results on the Figaro Tour, since 2014, I believed it more and more.
I find a lot of motivation to keep improving my skills !” said Sébastien. With a new IMOCA 60, signed Juan Kouyoum Dijian and with Vincent Riou in charge of the project, the show will be sumptuouse at the VG2020 ! Following this official announcement, Sebastien wasted no time, and resumed the path of intensive training on the Figaro Tour !
A promising career
3rd of the Solo French Championship of Ocean Racing 4th of the Figaro Solo (Two podiums)
2nd of the Solo Maître Coq and the Solo Normandie 2nd of the Brittany Tour with Vincent Riou
11th of the Solo Bompard Le Figaro 13rd of the Le Havre All Mer Cup 4th of the Transat AG2R
2nd of the Solo Concarneau
33rd of the Solo Figaro -‐ Éric Bompard Cachemire (1st place on the second race) 8th of the Solo Concarneau
5th of the Solo Base Normandie 11th of the Solo Maître Coq
20th of the Solo French Championship of Ocean Racing 10th of the Lorient Horta Solo
33rd of the Solo Figaro -‐ Éric Bompard Cachemire 16th of the Solo Maître Coq
10th of the Solo Concarneau
1st of the Challenge Espoir Bretagne -‐ Crédit Mutuel 3rd of the World Championship 420
16th of the World Championship J80 3rd of the World Championship J80
The Solo Figaro
Sebastien just comes to win the 2nd place of the Solo Maître Coq at Les Sables d’Olonne for the opening of the 2018 season, the last year of participation of the Bénéteau Figaro 2 !
As a reminder, Sébastien had closed the 2017 season with a second place in the Brittany Tour, with Vincent Riou and signed a remarkable third place in the Solo French Championship of Ocean Racing.
We send big congratulations for his extraordinary track record and we wish him all the best for this new season with nice surprises !
A strong link between Sébastien Simon and Thibaud Ramond, the founder of Dream Racer Boats
Sébastien’s expertise is unique in our design office to answer your technical questions and optimize your yacht. Come and meet us on upcoming events or in our shipyard on making appointments and we will discuss together on your prospects !