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Pacific Odyssey 2017: Panama to Marquesas

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Following a great deal of interest in the Pacific Odyssey for 2017, we are calling for interested boats to contact us if they would like to take part. As we did for 2016, if …

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The Pacific Odyssey Arrives in the Marquesas

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All the Pacific Odyssey yachts have arrived in the Marquesas, here anchored in front of Hanavave in la Baie des Vierges, Fatu Hiva (photo Excallibur)

The voyage from the Galapagos came to an end …

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Join the Pacific Odyssey 2016 - Panama to Marquesas

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Following a request from several participants in the Atlantic and Islands Odyssey, we have decided to organize a Pacific Odyssey in 2016, as long as we have a minimum of 10 paid-up boats. …

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Odyssey Logs

BPO Sailors In Their Own Words: Highlights So Far

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With Joyful the last boat to arrive in Australia this week, the Blue Planet Odyssey yachts have completed their transit of the Pacific Ocean. In the 9 months since the boats …

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Odyssey Logs

VIDEO: Blue Planet Odyssey in Hiva Oa, Marquesas

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Glimpses of the island of Hiva Oa in the Marquesas during the passage of the Blue Planet Odyssey rally in April 2015.

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Our Ocean Blog

Skype Linking Schools Across the World

With the students from St Joseph Elementary School

It is encouraging to us to see young people learn about the oceans, science, and one another by participating in the Educational Program of the Blue Planet Odyssey.

The crew of Joyful, Anne, …

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Tahiti Trash: Recycling Waste

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The Blue Planet Odyssey sailors visited the Fenua Ma recycling plant in Tahiti, part of environmental organisation Fenua Ma, the Société Environnement Polynésien, which aims to maximise recycling throughout French Polynesia as well …

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Blue Planet Odyssey in Tahiti: Trash and Tourism

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Not to be outdone by the Marquesas stopover, an exciting program of events was organised for the Blue Planet Odyssey sailors in Tahiti.

As part of the Blue Planet Odyssey’s ongoing environmental program, sailors …

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Tahiti stopover

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Welcome to the South Seas

The arrival in Tahiti has been a significant event in all our previous round the world rallies, and the Blue Planet Odyssey has been no exception. The participants had …

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The Blue Planet Odyssey: Sailing around the world for a good cause

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When my father Jimmy Cornell told me about his idea for a Blue Planet Odyssey I was hooked straightaway. It was 2012 and we were on a plane heading to the States for the Annapolis …

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Odyssey Logs

BPO Round-up: A Taste of The Marquesas

Sailors joining in the dance. Photo: Maggie.

The Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey boats arrived in the Marquesas at the start of April and spent 3 weeks cruising the Marquesas. Enjoy a selection of their musings and impressions as the Polynesian …

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Odyssey Logs

Sailor's Days in the Marquesas

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An exciting program of activities has been organised for the BPO and PO sailors on the stunning Marquesan island of Ua-Pou on the 10th and 11th of April.

A warm Marquesan welcome

The …

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Our Ocean Blog

An Extra-Ordinary Act? Deployment in the Pacific: Drifter Buoys & Argo floats

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Thousands of miles from land, in the Pacific Ocean, a simple act has taken place. It might not rock the world, but it deserves to be recognised for being quite extra-ordinary.

Our sailors have deployed …

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First Boats Arrive in the Marquesas

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Blue Wind was the first of the fleet to arrive in Atuona, on the island of Hiva Oa in the Marquesas on Sunday March 29.

Luc Callebaut, who is running the BPO event office in …

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Odyssey Logs

Elusive Trade Winds: BPO Galapagos-Marquesas

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As the boats finish their second week at sea on their passage of nearly 3000 nautical miles, here is a selection from their blogs of their experiences so far after leaving the Galapagos on March …

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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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