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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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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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VIDEO: First Pacific Ocean drifter buoy deployments for Blue Planet Odyssey

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The first Blue Planet Odyssey drifter buoys have now been deployed in the Pacific Ocean on behalf of JCOMMOPS, NOAA and UNESCO-IOC. Yachts Lovesail and Maggie deployed the drifter buoys en route to the Galapagos …

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Introducing... Argo floats

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Sailing yacht Libby, crewed by Terry and Dena Singh, and taking part in the Blue Planet Odyssey, took onboard eight Argo floats in San Diego for deployment in the Pacific …

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First drifter buoy deployment in the Pacific

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The British yacht Lovesail, sailing in the Pacific Odyssey, has achieved two firsts today: the first boat to deploy a drifter buoy as part of the Pacific …

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Taking on Drifter Buoys For the Pacific Ocean

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Before the Blue Planet Odyssey start on 10 January, ten drifter buoys were loaded onto yachts in Key West, Florida, as part of the Odyssey science program, ready for deployment in the Pacific Ocean.

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VIDEO: Atlantic Odyssey drifter buoy deployment 2014

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Yachts Alytes, Mandarina and Om all deployed scientific drifter buoys crossing the Atlantic.

Atlantic Odyssey drifter buoys 2014 from Sail the Odyssey on Vimeo.

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Last days of the Atlantic Crossing

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The sun is shining almost everyday now, and we are becoming increasingly dependant on the small snatches of shade from the sails and mast.

Sunrise at sea

Dad and Christian continue to …

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First Drifter Buoy of 2014 Atlantic Odyssey Deployed

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German catamaran Alytes has deployed the first drifter buoy of the 2014 Atlantic Odyssey. The buoy was deployed at 17.10h UTC on Saturday 29th November, at the position

18°22.481’N 41°51.719’W.

Alytes at …

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Life at sea! ONBOARD OM

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Tosca, Indra, Anita and Connor onboard Om with the drifter buoy they will be deploying in the Atlantic Odyssey

Already 9 days at sea! So far, it has gone much more quickly then …

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Aventura’s Logs

Dodging Ice

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After days of fog and poor visibility, the sun came out late yesterday afternoon, the wind …

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Aventura’s Logs

Video: Aventura launches oceanographic drifter buoy

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Aventura launches oceanographic drifter buoy from Sail the Odyssey on Vimeo.

As part of an agreement between Cornell Sailing and UNESCO to assist scientific research, Aventura’s crew today launched off the …

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News

Video: Atlantic Odyssey 2013-14 drifter buoy deployment

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Sailing yacht FLEUR DE SEL deploy a NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA) drifter buoy – Vimeo – 02:01

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