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Warm wise words from an Odyssey sailor

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Henri Schongut, who took part in the Islands Odyssey 2015 and the Atlantic Odyssey II 2016 aboard Serendip, reflects on his 6,000-nautical mile Atlantic tour. An action-packed year rich in events, disappointments but also in …

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Four Old Farts: An Atlantic Crossing Poem

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Jeff Cook on Bright Eyes was inspired by his Atlantic crossing to write this poem. The crew of the yacht Bright Eyes was the oldest crew in this year’s Odysseys, their average age being 70 …

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New arrivals for the Caribbean Odyssey

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The yachts from the Caribbean Odyssey fleet, spread across hundreds of miles of ocean, continue to make landfall daily in Barbados.

Six yachts have now completed their Atlantic crossing, and not one of them appears …

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First Caribbean Odyssey arrival in Barbados

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The Swiss catamaran Edelweiss (Nautitech 482) crossed the finish line at 1045 local time, and is now docked at the clearance pontoon. Everyone enjoyed a fast and easy crossing (17 days), with steady trade winds …

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First Blue Planet Odyssey boat arrives in Barbados

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No Regrets in the Careenage at Bridgetown

The first Blue Planet Odyssey boat arrives in Barbados at the end of a unexpectedly fast 11-day passage from Cabedelo in NE Brazil.

Tahawus is expected tomorrow …

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Caribbean Odyssey: News from the fleet

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Follow the progress of the boats on the Caribbean Odyssey tracking map. Learn more about the participants. Day 13 – Sunday 22 January Two Drifters

Two Drifters’ Got Talent

In the …

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200,000 Miles - A Life of Adventure

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Jimmy Cornell’s new book is coming soon

Leave your email address here if you are interested in being contacted with more details once the book is ready to be distributed. Email …

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Blue Planet Odyssey boats have left Brazil bound for Barbados

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All three Blue Planet Odyssey boats have left Marina Jacare in north-eastern Brazil and are now on their way to Barbados.

No Regrets and Tahawus were the first to leave on 10 January. Maggie …

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Barbados prepares for epic Mount Gay Round Barbados Series

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“With just 10 days to go before the start of the 2017 Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series (16-24 January), the festival atmosphere in Barbados is starting to rumble” writes Sue Pelling.

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Welcome to the last boat in the Atlantic Odyssey 2016

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The German yacht Auriga, the smallest in the Atlantic Odyssey fleet, arrived this morning in Barbados.

Susan and Howard Chambers of Sundowner (Barbados 50 Odyssey) went out to meet them with Chris on More Bad …

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Reaching across the ocean: Barbados schoolchildren link up with Barbados 50 sailors

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As the Barbados 50 sailing rally was a unique event to commemorate the 50th year of independence of Barbados by sailing from London to Barbados, it was only fitting that the families taking part …

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Atlantic Odyssey: Three Boats Just In Time For Party

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The German yacht Lilli arrived at 9am on Dec 15, assisted by Andy and his team for the mooring of this 65 feet monohull stern to the dock of Shallow Draught.

Thera …

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Blue Planet Odyssey boats arrive in Brazil

The combined crews of Maggie, No Regrets and Tahawus celebrating their safe arrival at Marina Jacare, in NE Brazil

The combined crews of Maggie, No Regrets and Tahawus celebrating their safe arrival at Marina Jacare, in NE Brazil: Nora, Rob, Mirko, Zeke, Carol, Liam, Martin, Klaudia, Norm

Almost two years after the start …

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Atlantic Odyssey: arrival day 6 - Lucy Alice

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Bruce from Enjoy on his dinghy, Ro from Jojo 1 and Pascal (Cornell Sailing) ready to help Lucy Alice to dock

Glenda et Ian happy to have arrived

Crews of Jojo 1, …

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Atlantic Odyssey – Day 10 to 19: News from the fleet

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Follow the progress of the boats on the Atlantic Odyssey tracking map. Learn more about the participants. Day 10 – Monday 28 November Sacre Bleu

Nous avons eu du gros temps …

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White Ibis Arrives In Time To Celebrate Barbados Independence

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William and Jade Barnes on White Ibis – Credit Sönke Roever

Despite over 2000 miles of ocean to cross, British yacht White Ibis timed their arrival to Barbados perfectly, docking in the Barbados 50 …

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Sailors get a taste of Barbados 50 'pride & industry'

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The motto of the 2016 celebrations of Barbados 50th year of independence, ‘Pride and Industry,’ seemed to fit very well with the latest experiences of the Barbados 50 rally sailors on the island.

On the …

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Barbados 50 weekend round up

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Saturday 26 November

With the majority of the Barbados 50 yachts having now made landfall on the island, the Barbados Yacht Club showed typical Barbados hospitality in laying on a welcome party in its Beach …

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Atlantic Odyssey - First week: News from the fleet

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Follow the progress of the boats on the Atlantic Odyssey tracking map. Learn more about the participants. Weather update

There is a very wide area of low pressure with light winds, often …

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Jimmy Cornell’s Transatlantic Preparation Seminar - London - 25 March 2017

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A very inspiring day! Ian and Lorraine Cuthbertson

Sharpened our thoughts about our own plans for cruising. Jennifer Sherlock

A wonderful introduction to Bluewater sailing. Peter Ramshaw

This comprehensive one-day seminar is based both …

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Barbados 50 transatlantic rally - Emergency on the high seas

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20 November – Rally Control have received this message from Pete Cropper on the yacht Modjadji, also sailing in Barbados 50:

Oysterbar have lost their steering cable so crew are hand steering with their …

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Second boat arrives in Barbados

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Nelia arrives while crew of Sir Henri 4 looking on expectantly

The Swiss trimaran Nelia had been chasing the French catamaran Sir Henri 4 all the way from the Cape Verdes and crossed the …

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First Barbados landfall

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The French catamaran Sir Henri 4 made landfall in Barbados to an enthusiastic reception at 8 PM local time on Sunday 20 November. Waiting on the dock to welcome the tired crew at the end …

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Barbados 50 - Day 6 to 12: News from the fleet

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You can see the position of the boats on the Barbados 50 tracking map. Day 6 – Monday 14 November Stormbreaker

Atlantic Challenge -Damage update from 14.37N 38.46W

We have had a …

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Atlantic Odyssey fleet leaves Tenerife bound for Barbados

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The 22 boats in the Atlantic Odyssey took the start from Santa Cruz de Tenerife at 1100 local time on Saturday 19 November.

They are currently on their way to Barbados, in addition …

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