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Thomas Rouillard, the privateer who became king of the Atlantic

2021-11-25T22:28:49.993Z

PORTRAIT - Winner of the Transat Jacques Vabre with Lagravière, the Dunkirk has achieved its first major success in Imoca.



Special envoy to Fort-de-France

Thursday, when it is time to taste a good ti nain cod with your feet in the water, Thomas Rettant radiated on the pontoon of Fort-de-France.

Under a blazing sun threatened by squalls, the Northerner and his co-skipper, Morgan Lagravière, were the first to cross the finish line of the Transat Jacques Vabre on their Imoca

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A resounding victory - their pursuers are only expected in Martinique this Friday, in a dream setting.

This is the ideal combo to definitely chase away the last clouds still lodged, perhaps, in a corner of his head.

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Ten months earlier, the night, drizzle and tears had escorted him to Sables-d'Olonne, during the traditional ascent of the channel.

Happy and relieved to find Anne-Laure, his partner, and Zélie and Basile, separated from their dad for 80 days, Rouillard also harbored frustration after a 6th place which did not make him happy.

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Source: lefigaro

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