16 August 2016

Conrad Colman, 100% Natural Energy, Transat New York Vendée (video)

Conrad Colman & 100% Natural Energy - Transat New York Vendée:

After 14 days, 6 hours and 55 minutes of running, 100% Natural Energy arrived in Vendée in 12th spot. Oldest boat in the fleet and after a delayed start of 24, Conrad arrives at a new generation of boat (2015 vs 2005!).

The sequence of 2 Transatlantic allowed Conrad to take stock of the ship's equipment and imagine what could be improved for the Vendée Globe. The Vendée Globe starts on November 6 in Les Sables d'Olonne. 

More info: IMOCA Ocean Masters World Championship
The World Championship "Ocean Masters" includes the full program of events which involved the IMOCA class, including two round the world races, the Vendée Globe and the Barcelona World Race, and several ocean races like the Route du Rhum the Transat Jacques Vabre, NewYork-Vendee, Saint-Barth Port La Forêt and the Rolex Fastnet. Ocean Masters Championship is managed by the Open Society Sports Management (OSM). Founded in 1991 and recognized by ISAF since 1998. IMOCA class is the association that manages the open monohull IMOCA 60 feet 60 (18.28 meters). More than 30 skippers participating in the world championship which includes two round the world races (Vendée Globe single-handed Barcelona World Race crew) and a race around Europe and several transatlantic. Published on Aug 5, 2016

NYC Yacht: Space Is Tight, But the Views:

A 122-foot wooden yacht, The Mariner III, was built in 1926 and recently underwent a $750,000 renovation that allows its prewar features to shine. It's available to rent in New York City for upward of $55,000 a week. Published August 4, 2016

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