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Who’s Gonna Stand Up? Global Day of Climate Action on Sunday 21 September

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As world leaders gather for the United Nations climate summit on Tuesday 23 September, around the globe ordinary individuals will be making their voice heard this Sunday for a Global Day of Climate …

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Former President Welcomes Blue Planet Odyssey To Bora Bora

The island of Bora Bora, French Polynesia

The island of Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Three-times President of French Polynesia, Gaston Tong Sang, and current mayor of Bora Bora, has written a strong letter of support for the Blue Planet Odyssey, …

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Update from the Northwest Passage

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We just received an unconfirmed report that Drina arrived in Tuktoyaktuk on Saturday, and are continuing from here to Alaska.


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Marina Lanzarote: Yachts Gather For the Atlantic Odyssey

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The latest photographs from Marina Lanzarote show the new marina is looking smart and ready to welcome the yachts for the second Atlantic Odyssey which leaves in November 2014.

Gazel Rebel, …

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NW Passage: News from Drina

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Michael Thurston reports:

We arrived Gjoa on Monday morning to find it was a long weekend for Labor Day Holiday so everything was closed. We did however manage to clear in to Canada and …

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Sardinhada in Lisbon for the European Odyssey fleet

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The historic center of Lisbon, a short bus or train ride away from the Marina Parque das Naçoes

Saphir was the first boat to arrive at Marina Parque das Naçoes

The Vasco …

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Blue Planet Odyssey mission in NW Passage continues successfully

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An update on progress and some thoughts from Michael Thurston on Drina.

Michael Thurston and Jimmy Cornell aboard Drina

After being beset in ice at Port Leopold due to a wind contrary to the …

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Northwest Passage Report

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Michael Thurston on Drina reports from Port Leopold:

The ice situation is almost unchanged.

No yacht has gone through Bellot Strait as yet. We on Drina are still at Port Leopold, have not made our …

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European Odyssey boats arrive in Lanzarote

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Narayan and Geronimo are flying their EO banners in Puerto Calero Marina.

Anthea in Lanzarote.

Rainer Moller and Carsten Arendt on Geronimo.

The first three European Odyssey boats have arrived at Puerto …

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The Blue Planet Odyssey continued presence in the Northwest Passage

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Michael Thurston (left) and Jimmy Cornell aboard Drina in Dundas Harbour, Devon Island

Despite the decisions by the captains of both Suilven and Aventura to turn back east and not attempt the Northwest …

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Saudade - the European Odyssey visits Porto

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Perhaps the European Odyssey left Porto with a bit of the saudade, a nostalgic longing that characterizes the Portuguese fado music. Certainly, we all felt that we weren’t in Porto long enough — that …

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Blue Planet Odyssey to leave from Key West

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The US East Coast start of the Blue Planet Odyssey fleet will now leave from Key West in Florida, not Miami as was originally announced.

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VIDEO: Aventura trapped by ice in Arctic Bay

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14 hours beset by ice

Trapped by ice from Sail the Odyssey on Vimeo.


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Happy times in La Coruña for the European Odyssey fleet

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After a successful crossing of the Bay of Biscay, La Coruña was a big hit for the …

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Atlantic Odyssey detour to the Arctic

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A sleek green ketch flying the Australian flag made its way slowly into Dundas Harbour and dropped anchor close to us. Standing out on its lifelines was a white banner with a large number …

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European Odyssey meets Atlantic Odyssey

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Robin and Jen – s/v Sephina

Atlantic Odyssey participants, Robin and Jen from the yacht Sephina are making their way down to Lanzarote.

While in La Coruña, they introduced themselves to the European Odyssey …

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European Odyssey: the Welcoming Party grows with every new boat arriving in La Coruña

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The crews of Saphir, Triton, and Geronimo welcome their friends aboard Anne. Saphir had a cake ready, as promised.

The weather is great, the seafood is fresh and delicious, and several activities are planned …

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Blue Planet Odyssey Yachts Meet The Cold North

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Aventura and Suilven at anchor in Dundas Harbour, Devon Island, Canadian Arctic (Lat 74°31’ N, Long 82°30’W)

On July 24th two yachts met in the cold waters of Baffin Bay at 74°N, a place …

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BBC NEWS features the Blue Planet Odyssey science program

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Northwest Passage voyage of scientific discovery

The expedition aboard the ship Aventura is part of the Blue Planet Odyssey, devised by veteran sailor and author Jimmy Cornell, which aims to raise …

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The Océanopolis centre in Brest welcomes the European Odyssey

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European Odyssey boats docked in Port du Moulin Blanc in Brest

A foretaste of what the sailors might discover in the tropics

In the tropical forest of Océanopolis

Learning about …

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Video: Jimmy Cornell onboard his Exploration 45

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Finding a new boat to sail the Northwest Passage might not appeal to most people, but most people aren’t Jimmy Cornell. Graham Snook went to test the boat Jimmy commissioned – the Garcia Exploration …

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All the European Odyssey boats at last reunited in Cherbourg

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Saphir first boat in Cherbourg

Saphir, Triton and Anne in Cherbourg

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Wine testing in Cherbourg

At last the European Odyssey fleet has gathered together in Port Chantereyne …

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European Odyssey boats leave London

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Jimmy Cornell flew back from his yacht in Greenland to meet the European Odyssey fleet on the eve of their departure on the second leg to Cherbourg.

A “mutiny” by the German boats in …

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London: Watch the European Odyssey boats go through the Tower Bridge

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Tower Bridge, London’s most iconic landmarks, will open on Saturday 12 July for the European Odyssey boats to start their next leg.

They will go through the bridge at 1400 (London time) to pass by …

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Video: Yachting World reviews Jimmy Cornell’s new Exploration 45

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Read more on YachtingWorld.com: The Ultimate Global Cruiser by Matthew Sheahan

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