Roland Jourdain

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Roland Jourdain has been a two-time winner of the Route du Rhum, in 2006 and 2010. “Bilou,” as his supporters nickname him, is a man of conviction whose straightforwardness is captivating.

Roland Jourdain has been sailing the oceans since the age of 19, and his experience with the sea quickly confronted him with the challenges related to the preservation of our planet: “The ocean is somewhat like the carpet we lift to sweep the dust under,” he likes to remind, conveying deeper messages through humor.