Name Francois Gouin

Born January 1st 1960

Nationality French

Country of entry France

Francois Gouin has been sailing since childhood. He began racing in Brittany from where he has sailed to England, Spain, Italy and Greece.  In 1986, Francois began a year-long transatlantic cruise across to the Caribbean and back via Canada.  He has completed five Fastnet races and four doublehanded and single-handed transatlantic events, the latter in his own Sun Fast 3200 yacht Kawan 2. His most recent exploit was racing as navigator aboard the Class 40 yacht Matouba during the 2016 Quebec – St Malo Race.