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Blue Planet Odyssey Update: So where are they?

As the southern part of the Blue Planet Odyssey gets well and truly underway, we will be bringing you regular updates from the boats – extracts from their blogs, photos, and any other news we …

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Blue Planet Odyssey boats get school visit in Jamaica

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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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 11

THEMI 50 Wind is still decreasing, weather gray and rainy. Wind less the 15 knt easterly some boosts from time to time bring us forward a little bit. On board all well.

Der Atlantik …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: An Alternative View of Life at Sea

Pete has been getting a bit whimsical on his blog posts so thought I would share some of the reality of living at sea in the middle of the Atlantic:

Food. My life preoccupation. …

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European Yacht of the Year

The highlight of the first weekend at the world’s largest boat show, overcrowded with both special events and more people than in recent years, was the awards ceremony for the European Yacht of the Year. …

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The Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey fleet set sail from Martinique

The Blue Planet Odyssey fleet set sail this morning with promises to return to lovely Martinique — but first they plan to sail around the world.

s/v Maggie

The Odyssey fleets have had the …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 10

CALYPSO 1 Calypso 1 have an electrical failure and have had to shut down all systems. They are all currently okay!

THEMI 50 Light easterly winds 15 knt. Heading still SE due to wind conditions …

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Martinique Farewell Party

Spirits were high as the Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey fleets assembled Saturday evening for the Skippers Briefing.

Yvonne Tritz, Deputy Mayor of Marin and President of the Tourist Board attended the briefing and …

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Key West Departure For No Regrets

No Regrets, a US-flagged Atlantic 42 catamaran, finally left Stock Island Marina in Key West on 18th January, just over one week after the ‘official’ start of the Blue Planet Odyssey.

Bill Dickson sounds …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 9

THEMI 50 Had various winds during the night with forces between 15 and 40 Knt. Influenced by clouds and rain but made still good progress. Everything is fine on board.

Gestern haben wir …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Penny Lane Day 7

The mystery of our wacky GPS positions has been solved, with help from Pascal and the Cornell Sailing crew.

What was happening was that our Iridium GO sat phone, fixed to the wall next …

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The Blue Planet Odyssey fleet talks fishing with 2 special Martinique fishermen

After a busy day spent preparing for Sunday’s departure for the San Blas islands, the Blue Planet Odyssey fleet kicked back and took advantage of a special opportunity to share fishing techniques.

The Blue …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 8

FINALLY MY DARLING By now it’s obvious Finally My Darling is sadly out of the rally. In fact, we’ve tracked backwards! As previously reported, the head was torn out of our original Lagoon mainsail when …

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The Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey fleet meet in Martinique

The boats Blue Wind and Lovesail arrived yesterday in Le Marin, so now the Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey fleet are now all assembled in Martinique and preparing to begin the grand adventure …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 7

THEMI 50 Everything is ok on board, we did a little more south yesterday now again on westerly course.

Ein ruhiger Tag an Bord, eine sehr schöne Dorade ist uns leider im letzten Augenblick …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Penny Lane in the Atlantic (Day 6)

It is now day 6 of Penny Lane’s Atlantic crossing, and we’re only just now beginning to turn her head to the west and the Caribbean. In the early days we were heading south …

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Blue Planet Odyssey At Sea: A Good Run Key West to Montego Bay

The first Blue Planet Odyssey yachts arrive in Montego Bay, Jamaica today, after a relatively fast passage from Key West on 10th January.

Chapter Two

CHAPTER TWO leaving Key West

14th January Passing …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 5 & 6

THEMI 50 Heute zeigt sich der Atlantik bewölkt, grau in grau und manchmal mit etwas Regen. Ein ruhiger Tag, morgen gibt es ja wahrscheinlich – wenn wir wie bisher weiterkommen – das Bergfest, die halbe …

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Blue Planet Odyssey Yachts Leave Key West

In a fresh northeasterly wind the Blue Planet Odyssey yachts left Stock Island Village Marina at 12 noon on Saturday 10th January.

Boats leaving Key West

Leading the fleet out of the marina was …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 3

THEMI 50 No good news from Themi today, the parasailor hailyard is broken. Took us 1 hour to bring it out of the sea back on deck. We will continue with only white sails. Most …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Premières nouvelles

9 January 2015


Ca y est, nous y sommes, et très étonnamment, nous n’étions pas stressés pour partir.

Après un départ très cool, sous-toilé pour parer aux accélérations de vent sur la côte …

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Press Release: Blue Planet Odyssey Fleet Gets Ready to Set Sail

Photo: Jan Irons – Cruising World

A fleet of yachts will leave Key West in Florida and Martinique on 10 January 2015, as part of the Blue Planet Odyssey round the world …

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Press release: The Atlantic Odyssey II starts with 13 yachts from 11 Nations

All 50 sailors who started in the Atlantic Odyssey II from La Palma to Martinique January 8, 2015 preferred spending the …

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Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey Sailors Ready to Go

Preparations are underway to leave at noon on Saturday.

Last night a detailed skippers briefing was held with information on sailing to the next destinations: Montego Bay, Jamaica, San Blas Islands and Shelter Bay Marina, …

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Cruising World: 'Countdown to the Blue Planet Odyssey Rally!'

Nice announcement of Blue Planet Odyssey on Cruising World website (Don’t miss the slideshow!)

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