CYRILLE DOUILLET

CYRILLE DOUILLET

Role: Performance Analyst

Nationality: French

Date of birth: July 11, 1974

Lives: Valencia, Spain

Languages: French, English and Spanish

What were you doing before joining the team? I worked for Groupama Team France in the America’s Cup. Prior to that I worked for Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (2014-15) and Groupama Team France (2011-12) in the Volvo Ocean Race. I am also the owner of KND SailingPerformance, an eight person company that specialises in performance analysis.

What is your greatest achievement? Winning the Volvo Ocean Race with Groupama Team France has to be one of my greatest achievements, alongside starting my own company

One sentence to describe yourself? A hard worker who also know when and how to have fun.

Who inspires you? Wynton Marsalis (trumpet player) and Justin Trudeau (president of Canada)

Best advice anyone gave you? In order to get what you want, you must first want what you have.

What do you like to do when not working? Playing saxophone in a pub with my jazz band or going kite surfing in the perfect wave.

Why Dongfeng Race Team? The team have the right mix of people and a real potential for winning.

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