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Aventura on her way north

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After spending the best part of the winter in a small marina close to Bergen on the west coast of Norway, Aventura is now heading for the Arctic.

Her sale was completed last …

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A happy end to the Caribbean Odyssey

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Participants in the Caribbean Odyssey enjoyed not one but two parties on their arrival in Barbados: first an early arrivals party at the Barbados Yacht Club followed by a farewell beach party at the Pirates’ …

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Final arrivals in the Caribbean Odyssey

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Consistent trade winds have ensured fast passages for all boats taking part in this year’s Caribbean Odyssey.

Four boats: J-Squared, Two Drifters, Bright Eyes and Damisa made landfall in Barbados on 31 January and 1 …

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Blue Planet Odyssey comes to a successful end in Barbados

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The crews of No Regrets, Maggie and Tawahus celebrated the successful completion of their round the world voyage at a party held at the Barbados Yacht Club in the presence of local dignitaries and participants …

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Caribbean Odyssey arrivals in Barbados are accelerating

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A later crossing of the Atlantic than at the usual time has ensured better sailing conditions and, although the NE trade winds have blown mostly between 10 and 15 knots, all participants reported a comfortable …

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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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Busy days at Boot Düsseldorf

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The largest boat show in the world has once again lived up to its reputation by bringing visitors from all corners of the planet to admire a virtual …

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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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Cornell Sailing Events stand opens at Düsseldorf boat show

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The biggest boat show in the world opened its doors on Saturday morning and the first of the estimated total of 250,000 visitors streamed into the vast exhibition’s 17 halls.

Once again Cornell Sailing Events …

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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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Caribbean Odyssey start from Tenerife

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Fourteen boats in the Caribbean Odyssey left Santa Cruz de Tenerife this morning bound for Barbados. In order to take best advantage of the weather conditions, each boat could leave in their own time.

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News from the Caribbean Odyssey

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With only three days left until the start of the transatlantic passage to Barbados, participants in the Caribbean Odyssey gathered at the yacht club for a day of …

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Three Kings Parade in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

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The winter festivities in Tenerife culminated with a spectacular parade on Thursday evening on the eve of Three Kings holiday. All street in the centre of the capital were lit up for this most celebrated …

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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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Caribbean Odyssey preparations in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

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Preparations for the start on 10 January are gathering pace as most boats have now arrived in the capital of Tenerife. The latest to arrive on Wednesday morning at the end …

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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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Atlantic Odyssey: Latest arrivals in Barbados

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Four more boats in the Atlantic Odyssey: Anyway, Freja, Gorm den Gamle and Itchy Foot, have arrived safely in Barbados at the end of a very long voyage that started in Santa Cruz de Tenerife …

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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.

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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

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Atlantic Odyssey: arrivals day 5

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Three more Atlantic Odyssey boats crossed the finishing line in Barbados, 23 days after their departure from Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands.

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Atlantic Odyssey: arrivals day 4

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With perfect symmetry with one arrival on day 1, two on day 2 and three of day 3, day 4 saw four Atlantic Odyssey arrivals: Belgian Sta Vast, Swiss Richard Parker, New Zealander Silver Lining …

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Atlantic Odyssey: arrivals day 3

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After exactly three weeks at sea, two more Atlantic Odyssey arrived in Barbados this morning.

Both the American Enjoy and the British Bonaire crossed the finishing line soon after first light and were guided to …

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