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Conrad Update: Summing up La Solitaire du Figaro

It’s difficult to sum up La Solitaire du Figaro in a single blog! Crossing the line in Dieppe certainly ranks as one of my best sailing moments. This race is one of raw emotion.

Close your eyes for a moment at your peril!

As I left the pontoon in Dun Laoghaire, I felt very confident that this was going to be a good leg. My start was good and I rounded the first mark in 10th place.

Why the Solitaire is a key element for future Vendee Globe success

Leg 2 finished under a dramatic skyline, with the Irish mountains looming under some incredible

A tough Figaro opener gives a confidence boost.

I crossed the line at 13:59, around 45minutes after Fabien Delahaye.

Conrad Latest Blog: Buffalo Girls Come Good...

I love the intensity of this Figaro fleet and the revised Transmanche Course was brill

Conrad Update: Rocks, tide, kelp and pilot problems...

The Solo Basse Normandie lived up to its reputation as one if the most tactical and challenging Figaro race courses.

Conrad latest blog: Review of Solo Concarneau

Later this afternoon, I head down to Lorient to join up with the Artemis Offshore Academy Squad to do some training with French Figaro coach, Nico Berenger.  First on the agenda is a debrief o

Conrad latest blog: My motivation for taking part is to learn how to “Fight”

Here is my top 10 list of very hard challenging sailing events. The order is ranked based on personal experience, the event and the conditions experienced.

Conrad latest Blog: New sponsor, one message and a simple goal

It’s been a busy time. The Easter break with Vikki and the girls camping in north Cornwall was heaven.

Latest Conrad Humphreys Blog: How can Plymouth ensure it creates a social and economic legacy from hosting the ACWS?

The acting Chief Executive of Plymouth City Council, Anthony Payne and each of the city partners that met behind closed doors with the America’s Cup management team to hammer out a deal for t


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