Launch of the Atlantic Odyssey 2, La Palma - Martinique

After the first day of the opening of the l’Atlantic Odyssey office in Marina La Palma, and the first safety checks of boats, a joyful and friendly welcome party, marked the real launch of the 2015 edition.

Welcome party at Marina la Palma, in restaurant El Carajo

The party took place in the restaurant El Carajo en in the presence of Mr. Juan José Cabrera, mayor of Santa Cruz de la Palma, Mr. Sergio Matos, deputy mayor, Mr. José Jaubert, President of the Yacht Club of La Palma, and Mr. Guillermo Cabrera, manager of the marina.

The Atlantic Odyssey sailors will complete their last preparations this week for the crossing, before the departure planned on January 8th.

From left to right: Klaus Hympendahl (Cornell Sailing), José Jaubert (President of the Yacht Club of La Palma), Sergio Matos (deputy mayor of Santa Cruz de La Palma), Pascal Guiraudou (Cornell Sailing), Guillermo Cabrera (manager of Marina La Palma), Juan José Cabrera (mayor of Santa Cruz de La Palma)


Happy Sailors: Marjolein (s/v ROXY), Pascal Guiraudou (Cornell Sailing), Yveline and Luc (s/v DOUDOU), Dirk (s/v ROXY)


Douglas, Brooke and Michael (s/v FINALLY MY DARLING)


Crew of s/v LAHAINA

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