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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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First community group joins the Barbados 50 Education and Outreach programme

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Alex Bell from Portland Education working on Cornell Sailing Events Education and Outreach Programme addresses the congregation of Restoration Ministries Church on Britton Hill, St Michael, Barbados.

Members of the 300 strong church community …

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First school signs up for the Barbados 50 schools education and outreach programme

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Alex Bell from Portland Education working with Cornell Sailing Events and Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc joins headteacher Mr Orlando Jones outside Eagle Hall Primary School in Black Rock, St Michael, Barbados as it becomes the …

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Citizen Science Success As Sailors Report Unusual Seabirds

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Word is getting out among sailors worldwide to help report back on the birds they see at sea — and they are spotting some unusual birds, from the Caribbean to the Indian Ocean to the …

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The Blue Planet Odyssey Discovers Indonesia

Welcome dances in Tual (Photos: Zeke Holland)

After some time in Australia, the Blue Planet Odyssey sailors are now making their way through the Indonesian archipelago, which with some 13,677 islands is the largest island group in the world. Sadly, Anne and …

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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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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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Our School Network: Following us around the world

Students attending the Good Shepherd Academy

Anne and Jeff Posner of Joyful, taking part in the Blue Planet Odyssey, have made links with schools in their home towns like the rest of the fleet. Students and teachers …

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VIDEO: DOUDOU school visit

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While in Martinique the Atlantic Odyssey fleet invited the pre-school children from the Ecole Maternelle du Bourg onboard to see their boats and share the stories of their passages and life aboard.

Here is a …

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School children from Marin visit the Atlantic Odyssey boats

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Pontoon 5 in the Marina du Marin has been quite lively this week as the welcoming party grows each day for the Atlantic Odyssey boats arriving from La Palma. But today was the liveliest so …

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Blue Planet Odyssey boats get school visit in Jamaica

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Today we met with various ages of school children from 3rd to 9th grade. The Montego Bay Yacht Club brought in a representative from the Montego Bay Marine Park Trust to educate the …

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VIDEO: Round Hill Elementary School Blue Planet Odyssey

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Round Hill Elementary School, in Loudoun County, VA (USA) is partnering with Jeff and Anne Posner of the Blue Planet Odyssey, Sail the Odyssey adventure. Students and staff will follow the Posners …

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The children of Le Marin meet the Atlantic Odyssey

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Three classes from Pérou primary school in Le Marin were welcomed aboard Sea Dragon to discover the boat and especially the scientific mission led by her crew of 14 women during their crossing …

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Last days of the Atlantic Crossing

Sunrise at sea

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

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Dad and Christian continue to …

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Linking Boats at sea to Science in the Classroom

Students at Liberty Elementary School in Liberty, PA who are following No Regrets on the Blue Planet Odyssey adventure.

Tim Liveright on No Regrets is one of the Blue Planet Odyssey Ambassadors who has set up links with his local schools in Pennsylvania so they can follow the Blue Planet Odyssey around the …

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Lewiston school students meet Blue Planet Odyssey participant Holland

Photo: Russ Dillingham/ Sun Journal

Photo: Russ Dillingham/ Sun Journal

Blue Planet Odyssey participant Zeke Holland (S/V No Regrets) talked to Lewiston middle school students (Maine, USA) Friday morning about his upcoming 2½-year journey around the world.

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