Date of Birth: 21 August 1981
In: Plougastel-Daoulas, Brittanny (France)
She speaks: French and English
Who is she: An accomplished Olympic sailor who competed in the London and Rio Olympics. Marie has been sailing with French Nacra 17 partner Billy Besson for four years. A multiple world champion, she grew up sailing in Brittany, like most of the French sailors on Dongfeng. She has spent her life sailing predominantly with men and according to Charles Caudrelier she has a great spirit, making her a natural choice for the team. Marie has been chosen to compete for Dongfeng Race Team under countryman Charles Caudrelier. This will be her first Volvo Ocean Race.