Charles Caudrelier

Charles Caudrelier was the Skipper of the Winning Team of the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 edition.
Charles is a French sailor who has sailed in multiple Volvo Ocean Races.
Born in Paris and raised in Brittany, Caudrelier is a merchant navy officer. He won the Solitaire du Figaro, a solo race, in 2004 and also completed the race in 2005 and 2006. In addition, he has won the Transat Jacques Vabre, a two man race, in 2009 and 2013.
He sailed on Groupama 4 in the 2011–12 Volvo Ocean Race, winning the race.
He skippered the Dongfeng Race Team entry in the 2014–15 Volvo Ocean Race. Three years later he skippered for the same team again and won the race outright.
Caudrelier, who currently skippers Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, joined the Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team for the sustainable two-day event.