Odyssey Logs

Sailors share their experiences of what it is like to Sail the Odyssey: from boat preparations to life at sea, from parties ashore to welcome landfalls.

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'Best Friends Forever', say Odyssey sailors

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Time and again we hear from sailors who took part in one of our Odyssey rallies, months later, writing to tell us what a great experience they had, and about the lasting friendships they have …

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VIDEO: Itchy Foot Family Atlantic Crossing

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Follow the ITCHY FOOT crew as they sail over the ocean with the Atlantic Odyssey 2016 from Tenerife in the Canary Islands to Barbados in the Caribbean, with a stopover in the Cape Verdes.

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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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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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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 – 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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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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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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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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Barbados 50 - Day 1 to 5: News from the fleet

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You can see the position of the boats on the tracking map. View the entry list. Day 1 – Wednesday 9 November Laridae Passage to Cape Verde: Day 1

After 18 …

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Cape Verdes Cruise Concludes: Santiago & Sao Nicolau

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Luc Callebaut, who is sailing with the fleet, reports.

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Sailing from Fogo, it took the fleet a lot of tacking to clear the north of Fogo as the island did not want to …

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Barbados 50 Cruising to Fogo

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Luc Callebaut continues to the story of the Barbados 50 fleet cruise around the Cape Verdes…

Never before seen in Fogo, Harbor of Vale de Cavaleiros: 16 yachts docked together!

Thanks to the …

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Barbados 50: Cruising the Cape Verdes

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Luc Callebaut from Cornell Sailing Events, who is sailing with the fleet, reports on the cruise so far.

(Due to the smaller size of some of the harbours and anchorages, the fleet was divided …

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Barbados 50: News from the fleet

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You can see the position of the boats on the tracking map. View the entry list. Sunday 16 October Lady Rebel (Fleet 2) Crossing the Tropic of Cancer!!

End of a long …

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Blue Planet Odyssey Heads West Across Indian Ocean

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After an uneventful passage from Sumatra, No Regrets and Maggie spent a few enjoyable days in Cocos Keeling and are now on their way to Rodriguez.

In the meantime Joyful has reached Cairns in Queensland …

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Atlantic Odyssey II - Day 20 to 22: News from the fleet

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View the list of arrivals in Martinique. You can follow the position of the boats and check their estimated time of arrival on the tracking map. Day 22 – Saturday 30 January …

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Atlantic Odyssey II - Day 15 to 19: News from the fleet

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You can follow the position of the boats and check out their ETA in Martinique on the tracking map. Day 19 – Wednesday 27 January 2016 Jacquelyn

Is expected in Le Marin on …

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Atlantic Odyssey II - Day 12, 13 & 14: News from the fleet

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You can follow the position of the boats on the tracking map. Day 14 – Friday 22 January 2016 Fenicia

Position at 0800UTC, 15deg 50min N 036deg 27min W travelling 258deg T …

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Atlantic Odyssey II - Day 9, 10 & 11: News from the fleet

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You can follow the position of the boats on the tracking map.

 

Day 11 – Tuesday 19 January 2016 Fenicia

Noon position 17Deg 04min N, 030Deg 30min W sailing at 5.7 …

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Atlantic Odyssey II - Day 7 & 8: News from the fleet

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You can follow the position of the boats on the tracking map.

 

Day 8 – Saturday 16 January 2016 Kandiba

Today is a great day for us in Atlantic Odyssey.

First …

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Atlantic Odyssey II - Day 5 & 6: News from the fleet

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You can follow the position of the boats on the tracking map.

 

Day 6 – Thursday 14 January 2016 Fenicia

Current position 20Deg 55min N 021Deg 35min W, about 560 miles …

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Atlantic Odyssey II - Day 3 & 4: News from the fleet

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You can follow the position of the boats on the tracking map.

 

Day 4 – Tuesday 12 January 2016 Bebe

We are experiencing fine sailing conditions after the initial day and …

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Atlantic Odyssey Day 16, 17 & 18: News from the fleet

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View the list of arrivals in Martinique. You can follow the position of the boats and check their estimated time of arrival on the tracking map.

 

Day 16 – Thursday 3 …

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Atlantic Odyssey Day 13, 14 & 15: News from the fleet

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You can follow the position of the boats and check their estimated time of arrival on the tracking map. View the entry list. Day 13 – Monday 30 November Enterprise

Distance run …

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