Giancarlo Pedote

Author of two Technical books on sailing, began his career in Mini 6.50 in 2008 together with Prysmian, sponsor that will continue to follow him year after year. In 2014 he won all the races of the Mini circuit in the Atlantic: 5 races won in 5 played. In 2015 he joined Erwan Le Roux for a season in Multi 50, and won 6 out of 6 races including the Transat Jaques Vabre on the route France (Le Havre) – Brazil (Itajai).

In 2017 he joined the Imoca project by Fabrice AMEDEO and then worked hard to launch their own Vendée Globe project.

Today, Giancarlo Pedote launches the Vendée Globe 2020 project with Prysmian Groupand Electriciens sans frontières,NGO also present in Italy.

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Rankings

2019: Bermudes 1000 Race – 3rd
2017: Transat Jacques Vabre – 12th
2017: Défi Azimut – 8th
2016: Marin de l’année en Italie
2015: Transat Jacques Vabre – 1er (Multi 50)
2015: Grand Prix Guyader – 1er (Multi 50)
2015: Tour de Belle Ile – 1er (Multi 50)
2015: Armen Race – 1er (Multi 50)
2015: Grand Prix Las Palmas de Gran Canaria – 1er (Multi 50)
2015: Trofeo Prince de Bretagne Sud Goëlo – 1er (Multi 50)
2014: Champion de France Promotion Course au Large en Solitaire
2014: Marin de l’année en Italie
2014: Lorient-Bretagne Sud Mini 2014 – 1st (Classe Mini 6.50)
2014: Les Sables Les Açores Les Sables 2014 – 1st (Classe Mini 6.50)
2014: Pornichet Select – 1st (Class Mini 6.50)
2014: Mini en Mai – 1st (Class Mini 6.50)
2014: Trophée Marie-Agnès Péron – 1st (Class Mini 6.50)
2014: Armen Race – 3rd (Class 40)
2014: Route du Rhum – 10th (Class 40)
2013: Champion de France Promotion Course au Large en Solitaire
2013: Transat 6.50 – 2nd
2013: Trophée Marie-Agnès Péron – 1st (Class Mini 6.50)
2013: Trinité Plymouth – 1st (Class Mini 6.50)

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Prysmian & Pedote

The partnership between Prysmian Group and Giancarlo Pedote dates back to over ten years ago. Together they have achieved important victories and results aboard several types of boat, such as: second place at the 2013 Mini Transat, two first places in the Mini class world ranking, two medals “Champion de France Promotion Course au Large en Solitaire”, two awards as “Sailor of the Year” and a victory in the Transat Jacques Vabre in 2015.
Through their participation in the Vendée Globe, Prysmian Group and Giancarlo Pedote are now rising to a new challenge of more than just a sporting nature, becoming ambassadors to the world of the positive values that set them apart.