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Simon’s maiden innings

The young skipper Sébastien Simon, aged 28, will be competing in the next Vendée Globe at the helm of an IMOCA monohull flying the colours of Arkea-Paprec, which will be designed by Juan Kouyoumdjian and with a project manager, Vincent Riou. Before moving to his new class, Sébastien Simon, 3rd in the French elite offshore racing championship in 2017, will race with Morgan Lagravière on a Figaro boat in the Transat AG2R – La Mondiale, which starts on 22nd April.

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