Le Cléac'h, Armel

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Le Cléac'h, Armel Gender: M
born on 11 May 1977 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Landivisiau, France, 48n31, 4w04
Timezone MEDT h2e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 20°16' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 01°22 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 28°44'

Armel Le Cléac'h
photo: Sylvain NGR, license cc-by-sa-3.0


French skipper, navigator and sea captain, a world champion yachtsman. He was the IMOCA world champion in 2008 and French champion in single-handed yacht race in 2003, he notably won the Solitaire du Figaro twice (2003 and 2010), the Transat AG2R in 2004 and 2010 and the Single-Handed Trans-Atlantic Race in 2016. He finished second in both the 2008–2009 (first participation) and 2012–2013 (second participation) editions of the Vendée Globe. In the Vendée Globe 2016–2017, he finished first with a new record time of 74d 3h 35' 46". His performance earned him the 2018 Laureus World Sports Award for Action Sportsperson of the Year.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Riou, Vincent (born 9 January 1972)


  • Work : Great Achievement 19 January 2017 (Won the Vendée Globe, Welsh Alex Thomson finished second)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

BC in hand from Geslain archive


  • Vocation : Sports : Sailing/ Boating
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship