May 10, 2019

Conrad Colman

Conrad Colman

On this episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast, host Justin Chisholm speaks to New Zealand solo ocean race skipper Conrad Colman.
Colman is probably best known for his participation in the last Vendee Globe around the world race, when – despite being...


On this episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast, host Justin Chisholm speaks to New Zealand solo ocean race skipper Conrad Colman.
Colman is probably best known for his participation in the last Vendee Globe around the world race, when – despite being dismasted with fewer than a thousand miles to go – he jury rigged his stricken boat and made it to the finish line.
In doing so he became the first person to complete the race using only renewable energy sources like hydro and solar power.
Now Colman is hoping for the chance to take another crack at the Vendee Globe in 2020 and has partnered with British renewable energy company Ethical Power to help him get there.