Date of birth: 28 November 1982
In: Vannes, France
Legs sailed in this edition: 1, 2, 3, 6, 8
In-Port Races: Alicante, Lisbon, Cape Town, Itajaí
Something about him that you don't know: Nico won the Solitaire du Figaro in 2009.
Who is he: Lunven joins Turn the Tide on Plastic after racing as navigator with MAPFRE at the beginning of the 2014-15 edition. A renowned solo sailor on the French scene, he won the Solitaire du Figaro in 2009 at the age of just 26, and has since secured podium places in the event in 2012 and 2016. He brings a shrewd navigator’s eye to Dee Caffari’s team.
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