The french sailor, double winner of the famous Solitaire du Figaro just announced, with his partner Corum, a new boat to be built for the next Vendée Globe.
The plan will be designed by Juan Kuyoumoudjian, as sistership of Sébastien Simon’s monohull. Michel Desjoyeaux and Mer Agitée will be the project manager. Nico Troussel’s boat will be 8th project to be built. With so many new boats, the 2020 race will approach the 2008-2009 edition with more than 15 new boats on the start line.