|Birthname||Paul André Louis Vatine|
|born on||20 July 1957 at 01:50 (= 01:50 AM )|
|Place||Le Havre, France, 49n30, 0e08|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||27°02' 26°21 Asc. 09°58'|
French sailor, a professional skipper.
He participated in many races including the Transat Quebec-Saint-Malo (winner in 1988, 3rd in 1992 and 1996), the Route du Rhum (2nd in 1994, 12th in 1990), Europe 1 Star (2nd in 1992 and 1995), the English Transat solo (2nd in 1992 and 1996), and the Course de l'Europe (2nd in 1997).
In 1993, then in 1995 he won the Transat Le Havre - Cartagena.
In 1999, he enlisted again in the Transat Le Havre - Cartagena, crewing a trimaran in the colors of his new sponsor André Group, with the teammate Jean Maurel. He disappeared at sea on 21 October 1999, off the Azores.
Didier Geslain archive, 'navigateurs' pdf file, p. 76.
- Vocation : Sports : Sailing/ Boating (Skipper)