Posted in: December 2015

Atlantic Odyssey II Starts Exciting Sailing Year of 2016

Cornell Sailing Events has an exciting year of sailing ahead in 2016, beginning with the Atlantic Odyssey II which leaves from Santa Cruz de Tenerife on 9 January 2016 and finishing with the …

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Atlantic Odyssey: Greetings from the SIF family

Danish family on board SIF are happy to have arrived in Martinique

Dear Cornell Sailing

We just want to tell you that we really have enjoyed being part of the Atlantic Odyssey. The …

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Meet us at the Düsseldorf Boat Show- 23-31 Jan. 2016

Jimmy Cornell will be on the Cornell Sailing Events stand (hall 14, stand B 36) the 2 week-ends of the Boot Düsseldorf 2016. Klaus Hympendahl will be at the show every day.

They …

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Atlantic Odyssey - Bon vent et à bientôt !

The fifth edition of the Atlantic Odyssey ended in celebration with Jimmy Cornell giving out special certificates to all the children in recognition of their amazing achievement of crossing the Atlantic, followed by a farewell …

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Islands Odyssey Reaches Successful End

The inaugural Islands Odyssey came to a successful end this weekend as the boats left Barbados and headed the few miles to Martinique to meet up with the Atlantic …

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The Odyssey 'Big Band' In Le Marin

The last few days have seen many more Odyssey yachts arrive in Le Marin marina, including the first arrival from Barbados, the Norwegian Nangilima after a magnificent voyage with the Islands Odyssey which saw …

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Barbados Set For New Marina By 2016

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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Island Odyssey Yachts Fast Tracked Into Barbados Heart of the Action

With perfect timing three Islands Odyssey boats, all of them catamarans, arrived on Wednesday morning in Bridgetown, Barbados, at the end of a fast 2000-miles passage from the Cape Verde Islands. The latest arrivals …

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Atlantic Odyssey Day 19, 20 & 21: News from the fleet

View the list of arrivals in Martinique. You can follow the position of the boats and check their estimated time of arrival on the tracking map.


Day 19 – Sunday 6 …

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The ballet of Atlantic Odyssey arrivals continues, children everywhere!

On a beautifully sunny day, and after a 19 day crossing, the yachts Deiopea and Shuti arrived in Martinique almost at the same time, with barely a mile separating them on the finish line. The …

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Islands Odyssey First Arrivals in Barbados

Australian yacht Whisper HR was the first to make landfall in Barbados in the inaugural Islands Odyssey rally, arriving the afternoon of Sunday 6 December after less than two weeks at sea. Having left the …

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First community group joins the Barbados 50 Education and Outreach programme

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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Atlantic Odyssey: The Arrivals Keep On Coming, The Nations Too

After the arrival of two new catamarans yesterday morning, the New Zealander Comfortably Numb and the German Invictus, the first mono-hull of the fleet to arrive, followed by the Portuguese Irresistible Ocean, crossed the finish …

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

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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Atlantic Odyssey Day 16, 17 & 18: News from the fleet

View the list of arrivals in Martinique. You can follow the position of the boats and check their estimated time of arrival on the tracking map.


Day 16 – Thursday 3 …

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Atlantic Odyssey : A Well-Watered Arrival For Vivant

The Australian catamaran Vivant crossed the finish line in the driving rain on Friday morning at 0809, having achieved a very pleasant Atlantic crossing in a little under 16 days.

David, Berverly and their crew …

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Long Distance Cruising Masterclass with Jimmy & Doina Cornell - 6 Feb 2016

Good preparation is the essence of a successful voyage, and the aim of this one-day seminar is to deal with all aspects of interest to anyone planning to leave on a long voyage.

This …

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Atlantic Odyssey First Arrival: Mercredi Soir arrives in Le Marin on Thursday afternoon

Taking part in the Atlantic Odyssey for the second time, Belgian catamaran Mercredi Soir has had a perfect crossing.

The family crew spanning three generations took only 15 days to make the 2800 miles of …

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Meet Jimmy Cornell at the Paris Boat Show, 4-6 Dec. 2015

You can meet Jimmy Cornell on the stand of Grand Large Yachting, parent company of Allures, Garcia and Outremer, the first week-end of the Paris Nautic (4 to 6 December 2015).

Jimmy will be on …

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Atlantic Odyssey Day 13, 14 & 15: News from the fleet

You can follow the position of the boats and check their estimated time of arrival on the tracking map. View the entry list. Day 13 – Monday 30 November Enterprise

Distance run …

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Atlantic Odyssey Day 10, 11 & 12: News from the fleet

You can follow the position of the boats on the tracking map. View the entry list. Day 10 – Friday 27 November Walden

Weather sunny slightly cloudyWind Direction + Speed – ENE …

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