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Barbados prepares for epic Mount Gay Round Barbados Series

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“With just 10 days to go before the start of the 2017 Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series (16-24 January), the festival atmosphere in Barbados is starting to rumble” writes Sue Pelling.

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A little bit of Caribbean Sunshine in wintry London

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Jimmy and Doina Cornell held another successful day’s seminar on transatlantic voyage planning at the Cruising Association headquarters in Limehouse London on Saturday 12 March.

The sessions combined theory with practical advice and a …

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New Marina Completed in Barbados

As preparations for Barbados 50 sailing rally get underway, the latest news from the Caribbean island is that 600 ft of new dock space is completed, with services including offices for Customs, Immigration and …

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Barbados Set For New Marina By 2016

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Work is progressing well at a new marina in the Shallow Draft facility of Bridgetown Harbour, scheduled to open before summer 2016. In its first phase, the marina will have a 100 m long concrete …

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Welcome Improvement to Barbados Yachting Facilities

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Barbados has announced a welcome expansion in its facilities for cruising yachts, which is positive news for the Odyssey rallies which will be making this Caribbean island their first stopover after crossing the Atlantic.

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Lanzarote: Gateway to the Atlantic

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Due to its ideal geographical location in the NE extremity of the Canaries archipelago, the land of Lanzarote is rapidly becoming the favourite landfall for yachts arriving in the Canary Islands from …

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Hot atmosphere for the last evening of Atlantic Odyssey 2014

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Those participants in the Atlantic Odyssey 2014 still present in Le Marin met on Sunday evening for a final Caribbean cocktail party organized especially for them, and danced cheerfully to the rhythm of bewitching drums …

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Calero Family Put On Party For Sailors

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On Thursday evening the Calero family welcomed sailors from cruising yachts in both Marina Lanzarote and Puerto Calero to join them for their annual party in Puerto Calero.

‘Where else in the …

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Grand opening for new Marina Lanzarote

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Crowds flocked to Marina Lanzarote for the grand opening on Saturday October 18, where local and regional public officials led by Paulino Rivero, President of the Canarian Government lauded Mr. Jose Calero’s most impressive …

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Marina Lanzarote: Yachts Gather For the Atlantic Odyssey

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The latest photographs from Marina Lanzarote show the new marina is looking smart and ready to welcome the yachts for the second Atlantic Odyssey which leaves in November 2014.

Gazel Rebel, …

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Blue Planet Odyssey to leave from Key West

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The US East Coast start of the Blue Planet Odyssey fleet will now leave from Key West in Florida, not Miami as was originally announced.

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Bouregreg Marina ready for the European Odyssey

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Bouregreg Marina

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The European Odyssey participants are assured of a warm welcome in Rabat, capital of Morocco.

Their place at Bouregreg Marina is …

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Latest from Marina Lanzarote

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The latest aerial photo of Marina Lanzarote in Arrecife (Lanzarote, Canary Islands)

From August 2014, yachts will be able to take advantage of the new boat yard which has a 100 ton travel lift …

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UNESCO-IOC and Cornell Sailing Events sign agreement to cooperate on scientific research

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Jimmy Cornell, director of Cornell Sailing Events, Michel Morvan, Director General of Municipal Strategy, City of Brest, and Martin Kramp, Small Ship Coordinator, JCOMMOPS.

A formal agreement was signed recently between …

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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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Canary Islands Government pledges support for the Atlantic and European Odysseys

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From right to left: Maria Méndez Castro, Managing Director of Promotur Canarias, Ricardo Fernández de la Puente Armas, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Jimmy Cornell, and José Juan Calero, of Puerto Calero Marinas, sponsor of …

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Global Telesat Communications supplies satellite trackers for the Atlantic Odyssey

The Atlantic Odyssey has selected Global Telesat Communications (GTC), one of the UK’s leading suppliers of satellite tracking and communications equipment, to provide the satellite tracking solution for yachts participating in the Atlantic …

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Official launch of the Atlantic Odyssey

Jimmy Cornell – Jose Calero, Puerto Calero Marinas – Luis Ibarra, President of Las Palmas Port Authority – Manuel Fajardo, Mayor of Arrecife – Pedro San Gines, Cabildo de Lanzarote – Claudio Doreste, Real …

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