Imoka.  Title partner of Conrad Coleman

Imoka. Title partner of Conrad Coleman

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At the end of a real race against time, mailboxes etc. were found. (MBE) becomes the new partner of New Zealand captain Conrad Coleman in the two transatlantic races at the end of the 2023 season. This represents an opportunity for the company to support a sailor who gives himself the means to achieve his dreams by overcoming challenges. Obstacles that present themselves in front of him.

Conrad Colman’s IMOCA wears the Mail Boxes Etc colors for the final two races of the 2023 season: the Transat Jacques Vabre which will depart Le Havre on October 29 to reach Martinique, and the Return Race to La Base which will depart on November 26 to make the reverse journey to Lorient. It was a close call as Conrad finished rolling his sails on Tuesday before heading to Le Havre today, just in time to take his position on the Transat Jacques Vabre pontoon for the opening of the village.

Promoting values ​​such as the spirit of adventure, daring, innovation, team spirit or even entrepreneurship
This cooperation between mailboxes and so on. The American-New Zealand navigator demonstrates not only MBE’s desire to engage in bold and innovative projects, but also its ambition to support Conrad’s commitment to the environment and sustainability. Conrad in particular, in 2017, was the first skipper to complete the Vendée Globe after 110 days of racing without using fossil energy, turning to wind, currents and sun to power his life on board. An inspiration to her title partner, who has already started a process in this direction and is committed within his network to implementing greener practices.
Partnering with Conrad is a humanitarian adventure that we want to experience together. Postboxes etc. is above all a network of entrepreneurs, it is part of our DNA with all the will, commitment and resilience it entails and we found this state of mind immediately in Conrad. Moreover, Conrad’s commitment to the environment inspires us to continue in this direction…“ – Lionel Dindjian, Managing Director of Mail Boxes Etc. France

Conrad Coleman, Businessman Profile
Post Boxes Etc. is a global network of entrepreneurs with centers spread throughout France and in more than 50 countries, operating under different brands. This large family is united by an essential characteristic: the essence of entrepreneurship, a virtue that is also present in the 39-year-old sailor. Thanks to the support of his new title partner, Konrad can set his goals for the end of the season more calmly.
I am very happy to start this partnership with Mail Boxes Etc. For Trans Jacques Fabre. PO Boxes etc. and franchisees are committed to teamwork and performance, values ​​shared by ocean racing. This cooperation is above all a human adventure based on the search for performance and reliability. I am very happy to wear mailbox values, colors, etc. Across oceans. I hope this partnership is the beginning of a great story” – Conrad Coleman

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future prospects
With the big meeting of the season just around the corner, the Jacques Vabre Transatlantic Race will be the perfect opportunity to evaluate the synergy and collaboration between Mail Boxes Etc. And Conrad. This collaboration will likely allow him to take part in the start of the next Vendée Globe race, which will depart from Les Sables d’Olonne in November 2024. After packing his bags in Lorient to pursue his offshore racing dreams, the Kiwi will have been the first New Zealander to join the Benito Figaro class and race On the Route du Rhôme, the queen of transatlantic racing. Having already raced around the world three times, the sailor’s career is undoubtedly rich and eclectic, making him a complete competitor to the rest of the fleet.

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