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Odyssey sailors welcome kids from the SOS Children's Villages in Mindelo

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Odyssey sailors welcome kids from the SOS Children’s Villages aboard their boat and host a potluck meal for them at Marina Mindelo. The SOS Children’s Villages foundation supports abandoned children and young people …

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News from the Islands Odyssey fleet - Day 4 to 6

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Day 4 – Sunday 29 October Lady Jane

Maria on living the dream

When I told family and friends that we were going to live on our boat and sail across the Atlantic, …

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News from the Islands Odyssey fleet - Day 1 to 3

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Day 1 – Thursday 26 October Lady Jane

I’ve worn out the crew

After just over four hours of sailing, the crew are clapped out down below. To be fair they are off …

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Last jobs done, last farewells: Islands Odyssey sailors cast off

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The last few days of the Islands Odyssey stay in Santa Cruz de Tenerife were a mixture of last minute repairs and stress over spare parts arriving at the last minute, but also moments of …

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Weekend Work for the Islands Odyssey Sailors

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The two day seminars at the Santa Cruz Yacht Club concluded on Friday with a talk by Martin Kramp from Tamouré on his work with UNESCO and the JCOMMOPs global monitoring programme that deploys Read more


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Islands Odyssey Sailors Get A Warm Welcome

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With temperatures in Santa Cruz de Tenerife reaching unseasonable levels for October, the sailors from the Islands Odyssey created some warmth of their own by gathering for a ‘potluck’ or bring and share dinner at …

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Jimmy Cornell answers sailors' Caribbean hurricane concerns

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We have been contacted by several sailors expressing their safety concerns following the recent hurricanes that have affected some of the Caribbean islands.

• Is damage to yachting facilities so bad that you shouldn’t …

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Read our Autumn Newsletter online

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What’s in the Autumn Newsletter:

• Foreword from Jimmy Cornell • Meet Jimmy this weekend at the Annapolis Boat Show …

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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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Newsletter: Spring News

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Carlisle Bay, Barbados

Spring 2017 – Cornell Sailing Spring News Foreword from Jimmy Cornell – Join the Odyssey – Cape …

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Last day at the International Multihull Boat Show

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By all accounts, and especially from the reaction of the exhibitors, this has been a very successful show.

The crew of Luna Bay, a new Outremer 45 catamaran, planning to cross the …

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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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An overview of transatlantic strategy in 9 Odysseys 2013-2016

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In the four years since I launched this new series of transatlantic rallies, some had started from Lanzarote, Tenerife, La Palma in the Canaries, or from Sao Vicente in the Cape Verde Islands. Some …

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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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The last yacht in the first Barbados 50 fleet makes its Caribbean landfall

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After more than three long weeks at sea without a working engine, the British yacht Sundowner is safely brought into harbour by the Barbados Coast Guard.

While in strong winds and rough …

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White Ibis Arrives In Time To Celebrate Barbados Independence

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William and Jade Barnes on White Ibis – Credit Sönke Roever

Despite over 2000 miles of ocean to cross, British yacht White Ibis timed their arrival to Barbados perfectly, docking in the Barbados 50 …

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Sailors get a taste of Barbados 50 'pride & industry'

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The motto of the 2016 celebrations of Barbados 50th year of independence, ‘Pride and Industry,’ seemed to fit very well with the latest experiences of the Barbados 50 rally sailors on the island.

On the …

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Barbados 50 weekend round up

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Saturday 26 November

With the majority of the Barbados 50 yachts having now made landfall on the island, the Barbados Yacht Club showed typical Barbados hospitality in laying on a welcome party in its Beach …

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Jimmy Cornell’s Transatlantic Preparation Seminar - London - 25 March 2017

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A very inspiring day! Ian and Lorraine Cuthbertson

Sharpened our thoughts about our own plans for cruising. Jennifer Sherlock

A wonderful introduction to Bluewater sailing. Peter Ramshaw

This comprehensive one-day seminar is based both …

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Happy reunions in Barbados

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The crews of Gloria and Oysterbar being happily reunited after the incident reported earlier this week

Gloria’s landfall in Barbados was followed a few hours later by the disabled Oysterbar, being steered by its …

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Rate of arrivals in Barbados accelerates

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The new docking facility for visiting yachts arriving in Barbados has been very busy in the last 24 hours with nine more Barbados 50 yachts making landfall at the end of their transatlantic passage …

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Second boat arrives in Barbados

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Nelia arrives while crew of Sir Henri 4 looking on expectantly

The Swiss trimaran Nelia had been chasing the French catamaran Sir Henri 4 all the way from the Cape Verdes and crossed the …

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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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