Helmsman & Skipper
Stève Ravussin is a speed lover. Born in Lausanne in 1968, Stève Ravussin has one sister and two brothers, one of them being the multihull sailor Yvan, team member on Race for Water. He carried out an apprenticeship as a mechanic - knowledge that subsequently proved valuable in preparing and repairing the boats he sailed on.
Stève is known for his passion and… Read more
Tactician - Navigator
François Morvan, one of the youngest sailors on board, 28 years old, has been sailing for two years with Stève Ravussin on the D35 circuit, aboard Veltigroup, on the Lake Léman. He holds an accounting & auditing master degree. However sailing is his first passion. François is classified 37th on the world’s match-racing circuit. His prize list includes several… Read more
Stève Ravussin’s elder brother, Yvan Ravussin has been sailing with his brother on the Lake Léman since ever. He first starts racing on dinghies and competes on windsurf too. He takes part in the Formula 40 world championship, and at this occasion meets Michel Desjoyeaux, among other ocean sailing stars.
But, as for Stève, his career really starts… Read more
Loïc Forestier, known as “Looping”, is the youngest member of the team. Swiss sailor, great specialist of Lake Geneva, he won the Bol d'Or in 2008 steering a D35, as well being the youngest of the fleet, and by far! Coming from the Optimist competition, he took part in four European championships and two World championships in the 420 class. Winner of the Cinq Jours du Léman… Read more
Benoît Lequin has extensive experience running the technical side of offshore race boats. After working on several IMOCA and ORMA 60s, including Bernard Stamm’s, he has been a project manager and director of a shipyard. As a sailor, he has considerable singlehanded experience, especially in the Figaro. He also spent a season racing ORMA 60 trimarans finishing second in the Nokia… Read more
Gurvan Bontemps is a confirmed sailor, leading expert in small catamarans. The Hobie Cat 16 and the F18 have no secrets for him. He distinguished himself in many competitions at regional, national and international level. Former teammate of Roland Jourdain, he knows the MOD70 very well. His good humor, his passion for sailing and his handyman skills… Read more