A quaint tulip with a colourful name, she is named after the most prestigious sailing race in the world. When you join the Vendee Globe you have to sail solo non-stop around the world without mooring anywhere and without any help from the outside world. The fastest time ever clocked in this race was from the Frenchman François Gabart in his boat Macif, his time in 2013 was 78 days, 2 hours, 16 minutes and 40 seconds !!! Yes, it is not just a little game. The tulip that bears this great name is like the match, interesting, fascinating but above all exciting.