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*** Philippe Peche (54) France, is an entrant in the 2018 Golden Globe Race. He has covered more than 300,000 miles in everything from monohulls to giant multihulls. He has also competed in three round the world races and is a 2-time holder of the Jules Verne trophy, completing the circumnavigation within 50 days.
Philippe Péché is one of France’s leading sailors. This proud Breton has covered more than 300,000 miles racing everything from monohulls to giant multihulls. Péché, who has lived in Australia for the past 20 years, has twice won the Jules Verne Trophy with Bruno Peyron, completing the circumnavigation within 50 days. He has also sailed with other famous sailors including Eric Tabarly, Michel Desjoyeaux, Ellen MacArthur, Armel Le Cléac’h and Alain Gautier, and is the 8th French skipper to be sponsored by the Vendée based PRB masonary brand.
Philippe says of the GGR: “It is an amazing challenge and adventure that comes at just the right time for me.“