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Barbados 50 Yachts Epic Start From London

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On a sunny Sunday afternoon, the Barbados 50 yachts sailed through one of the world’s most iconic sights, London’s Tower Bridge, for the start of an epic voyage which will finish on the other side …

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First Barbados 50 boat arrives in London for the start of 31 July

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The Swiss yacht Maisie with Rita and Martin Mueller-Duysing onboard arrived in London on Sunday afternoon. They are docked on the River Thames close to Tower Bridge where the start of this special event will …

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Barbados Celebrations at Düsseldorf boat show

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The annual boat show opened on Saturday morning in this German city located on the banks of the River Rhine. Over the years this show has established itself as the largest, best organized and best …

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Aventura’s Logs

All is well that ends well

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After the quick turnaround at Falmouth, we made a relatively fast passage to the Thames Estuary where we caught the favourable tide for the remaining 40 miles to London.

Shortly after we had passed …

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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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The European Odyssey boats have all safely arrived in London

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Yacht Saphir in Limehouse Marina

The swing bridge at Limehouse Marina opens to allow Triton through, the last of the boats to arrive from Hamburg

The crews form Triton, Saphir and Anne …

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London send-off

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Aventura sails through Tower Bridge

The Blue Planet Odyssey had a symbolic start today when London’s iconic Tower Bridge was opened twice, first to let Aventura through into the Pool of London, …

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Aventura's First Voyage

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Aventura takes her message across the Channel

At 0015 local time on Saturday morning, May 24, Aventura finally set off on her long awaited maiden voyage. The relatively short 240 miles passage across …

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Video: Aventura launch 26 May 2014

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Aventura’s official naming ceremony took place in Limehouse Basin, London, as she and her crew get ready for their trip through the Northwest Passage this summer. Jimmy Cornell’s first boat, also Aventura, was launched a …

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An Invitation to the European Odyssey from Jimmy Cornell

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Every summer hundreds of boats from Northern Europe head south, some bound for the Mediterranean, others for the Canaries and beyond. Soon after I launched the ARC in 1986 I drew up plans for a …

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Two for the price of one – event launch party at the Cruising Association

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The Cornell Sailing team at the Cruising Association, London. Left to right: Dr Nick Carter, Pascal Guiraudou, Nikki Carter, Klaus Hympendahl, John Ellis, Doina and Jimmy Cornell.

The European Odyssey was officially launched …

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