France

François Morvan

François Morvan

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Height174cmNationalityFrench
Weight74kgs HometownNantes

Career Highlights

  • 2017 Tour de France a la Voile (Gold in Diam 24 Class)
  • 2017 World Match Racing Championship (Bronze in M32 Class)
  • 2015 Tour de France a la Voile (Gold in Diam 24 Class)

François Morvan is considered to be one of France’s leading specialists in multihull sailing and his vast experience will make him an integral member of the France SailGP Team heading into Season 2. A competitive sailor from young age, he honed his skills during an Olympic campaign and won titles in the Hobie Cat 16 and F18 before shifting his attention to offshore multihull racing.

Morvan joined Spindrift racing in 2013 and was a key member of the team, racing across a variety of multihulls, including D35, Diam24, M32, Spindrift 2, and went on to win the Tour de France Voile 2015. Additionally, he has secured several podium places in the demanding World Match Racing Tour, adding to his wide range of multihull experience - whether in large or small boats, inshore or offshore.

Morvan was part of the France performance team in SailGP Season 1 and his analytical expertise, coupled with his helming abilities, makes him the ideal candidate for the demanding and subtle position of flight controller for Season 2. In addition to his multihull skills, Morvan will bring his competitiveness and attention to detail to the French team.