Alain Gerbault

Sailor, Author

1893 – 1941

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Who was Alain Gerbault?

Alain J. Gerbault was a French aviator and tennis champion, who made a circumnavigation of the world as a single-handed sailor. He eventually settled in the islands of south Pacific Ocean, where he wrote several books about the islanders' way of life.

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Born
Nov 17, 1893
Laval
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Died
Dec 16, 1941
Dili
Resting place
Bora Bora

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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