Dotted around Enda O’Coineen’s 60-foot boat are a handful of quotes from famous writers and poets, including a passage from Irish novelist James Joyce’s work Ulysses: “The sea, the snotgreen sea, the scrotum tightening sea.”
One is built to be have as many as 50 onboard and the other is designed to be raced singlehanded but the two will come together next week for a special celebration.
Kiwi Conrad Colman endured one of the most dramatic races imaginable during the recent Vendee Globe. Now he wants to win the famous race dubbed the Everest of the Seas.
His story of perserverence, danger and ingenuity astonished the sailing world and now you have a chance to hear from Conrad Colman first-hand at a fundraising dinner in Auckland on May 19.
Conrad Colman finished the Vendee Globe non-stop solo round the world race in 16th but the fact he finished at all was a triumph.
Kiwi sailor Conrad Colman has endured a tough Vendee Globe round-the-world race but refuses to give up.
Kiwi Conrad Colman has had an eventful Vendee Globe but is still in the race and only days away from finishing, writes Michael Brown.
Conrad Colman is on the verge of becoming the first Kiwi to complete the Vendee Globe, one of the world’s most demanding yacht races.
Conrad Colman pushed off the dock in Les Sables d'Olonne on Sunday for the start of the single-handed Vendee Globe race.