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The Yacht Racing Podcast: Episode 23 – Week 4 Vendee Globe Special with Conrad Colman

Vendee Globe

In the latest episode of The Yacht Racing Podcast Yacht Racing Life website editor Justin Chisholm and 2016-17 Vendee Globe skipper Conrad Colman breakdown what has proved to be a thrilling seven days in the Vendee Globe solo around the world yacht race.

Amongst other things the pair discuss:

– Alex Thomson’s shock withdrawal from the race, including speculation on what the British skipper might do next

– Kevin Escoffier’s spectacular mid-ocean sinking and equally amazing night time liferaft rescue by fellow competitor Jean Le cam

– The repair prospects for Sam Davies and Sebastien Simon as they both head towards Cape Town in search of calmer conditions

– Louis Burton’s impressive surge into second place on a tried and trusted boat that won the previous edition

– A quick update from Conrad on the Sodebo Ultim crew’s progress on their Jules Verne Trophy record attempt

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To ask Justin and Conrad a question about the Vendee Globe you can email them at info@yachtracing.life or contact us on Twitter via @yachtracinglife


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