Erwan Le Roux
Sailor & Boat Captain

Born September 7, 1974 in Auray (56)

Erwan first started sailing for fun when he was 19 but this quickly turned to competitive sailing, and he subsequently Immersed himself in the sport and has never looked back!

A versatile sailor, who is as comfortable on a monohull (mini 6.50, Figaro, M34) as on a multihull (Multi50, Diam24), Erwan has, over the years, built a strong technical and performance experience.

He has made a name for himself on a number of circuits including the Multi 50, he has won the Transat Jacques Vabre twice, in 2009 and 2015, the Route du Rhum in 2014 and finished second in the last edition.

Sailing onboard Spindrift 2 since 2016, Erwan Le Roux has already made his mark with the giant trimaran. As a much admired sailor and technical expert, he wears two hats with the team - one as boat captain and the other as an essential member of the crew.

 

Ranking

2019
Record Ushant-Equator in 4 days 20 hours and 7 minutes during the Jules Verne Trophy record attempt (trimaran 131’ Spindrift 2)

2018
2nd of Route du Rhum Destination Guadeloupe
French winner Multi50
Winner of Trophée des Multicoques Baie de St Brieuc
2nd of Grand Prix Valdys Multi50
3rd of Drheam Cup Destination Cotentin
2nd of Grand Prix Guyader

2017
2nd of Transat Jacques Vabre with Vincent Riou
Winner of Trophée des Multicoques Baie de St Brieuc
Winner of Record SNSM
Winner of the Grand Prix Guyader

2015
Winner l'Armen Race
Winner Transat Jacques Vabre with Giancarlo Pedote

2014
Winner of the Route du Rhum in Multi50

2013
Route des Princes (2nd)

2012
Multi 50 FenêtréA-Cardinal
- Winner Grand Prix Guyader
- Winner Transat Québec Saint Malo
- Winner Trophée du Port de Fécamp

Other events
- Mumm 30 : winner of the Tour of Arabia onboard Courrier Dunkerque
 
2011
M34 : winner of French Team Championships and 2nd in Tour de France à la Voile
 
2009
Multi 50
- Winner Transat Jacques Vabre on Multi 50 Crêpes Whaou 3

2008
Mini 6.50 : Winner  Challenge Mini (crewed)