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    Conrad Colman Vendee Week 13

    Catching the train! After a few tough days sailing North really fast on choppy seas, Conrad has entered a transition phase in the weather system. The calmer conditions are allowing him to rest and check everything on the boat before heading to the finish line. The « train » to Vendée will arrive very soon, with a very active low pressure system that will carry Foresight Natural Energy close to the French

    Published 13:32 on 6 Feb 2017

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    Former Clipper Race Skipper Chasing Vendèe Globe Glory

    After more than 70 days, the Vendee Globe is set for an epic finish, with the youngest skipper to win the Clipper Race, Alex Thomson, closing in on the lead as the race enters into the final 24 hours. Alex, 42 from Gosport, made up 30 nautical miles on his French rival Armel le Clèac'h overnight to cut the deficit to around 40nm by Wednesday morning. With both sailors due back into Les Sables-d'Olonne

    Published 16:56 on 18 Jan 2017

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    One tack holds the key to Vendée Globe glory

    With around 40-nautical miles separating leader Armel Le Cléac'h from Alex Thomson, victory in the Vendée Globe is coming down to one last tack As of 0900 UTC, there are just 40.13 nautical miles between Vendée Globe leader Armel Le Cléac'h and British skipper Alex Thomson. The fight to the finish is now coming down to one last crucial manoeuvre. An anticyclone means that both Le Cléac'h and Thomson

    Published 12:38 on 18 Jan 2017

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    Conrad Colman, Vendee Globe Week 10

    Cape Horn! After 66 days, 16 hours and 14 minutes of racing, Foresight Natural Energy passed Cape Horn. Having already been around the world twice, it was not an entirely new experience for Conrad however this was the first time solo. After a tough Pacific crossing, it was a great relief « After my misadventures in the Southern Ocean I'm disappointed I can't push as hard and be as competitive as I

    Published 10:35 on 18 Jan 2017

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