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News from the Caribbean Odyssey fleet - 24-28 Jan.

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Wednesday 24 January Serenity

Der Schlaf-Wache Rhythmus hat sich bei uns gut eingependelt. Ich …

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YACHT ONLINE: Neue Pilot Charts von Jimmy Cornell

YACHT ONLINE rezensiert “Cornells Atlas der Ozeane, 2. Auflage“:

Die erste Auflage des “Atlas der Ozeane”, erschienen 2012, basierte auf Satellitenaufzeichnungen der vorhergehenden 20 Jahre (1991 bis 2011).

In die nun …

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News from the Caribbean Odyssey fleet - 18-23 Jan.

Thursday 18 January Serenity

Nacheinander fahren wir pünktlich um 10 Uhr aus dem Hafen raus, begleitet von vielen winkenden bekannten und unbekannten Händen.

Der Wind und die Welle zwischen den Inseln sind …

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Busy day at Boot Düsseldorf

Boot Düsseldorf, the largest boat show in the world opened its doors today.

Jimmy Cornell will be on the Blue Yachting – Garcia Yachting stand (Halle 16 / D42 ) for the entire duration of …

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Meet Jimmy Cornell in Düsseldorf, Paris or London

Sailors have lots of opportunities to meet Jimmy Cornell in person over the next couple of months, to hear one of his talks, buy a book, or climb aboard the Garcia 45, the yacht …

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Jimmy Cornell’s Transatlantic Preparation Seminar - London, 24 March 2018

We really enjoyed the day and found it to be very helpful on a number of levels. It was particularly useful for my wife as she hasn’t had the sailing I have been lucky …

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The Atlantic Odyssey draws to an end with a farewell party

The safe conclusion of the Atlantic Odyssey was celebrated on Tuesday evening at the Barbados Yacht Club.

As in all Odysseys every child received a special diploma …

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Atlantic Odyssey - Barbados arrivals 10 December

Christmas trees bring a festive spirit to the centre of Barbados and the small boat harbour, each tree representing a Commonwealth country. Most trees were decorated by the pupils of various local schools.

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Atlantic Odyssey - Barbados arrivals 9 December

A surprise arrival in the area of Bridgetown harbour normally reserved for visiting yachts and local charter boat was the modern five-masted schooner Wind Song. Its massive hull dwarfed the Atlantic Odyssey boats arriving …

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Atlantic Odyssey - Barbados arrivals 8 December

Five Atlantic Odyssey boats, Finally, Akouavi, A Capella, Spinnwill and Yuana, made a safe landfall in Barbados late on Thursday evening or early on Friday.

Some anchored for the night in Carlisle Bay, and all …

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Atlantic Odyssey - Barbados arrivals 7 December

Three Atlantic Odysey boats, Mr Grey, Infinity and Callisto, arrived late last night in Barbados, anchored for the night in Carlisle Bay, and completed clearance formalities this morning.

Arrival Mr Grey

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The first two yachts arrive in Barbados at the end of a successful Atlantic crossing

The first two yachts from a combined fleet of 36 sailing boats arrived in Barbados late on Tuesday evening.

Sea Dragon had left Tenerife on 18 November and in spite of several days of …

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News from the Odyssey fleets - 3-5 Dec.

Sunday 3 December 2017 Krabat (Islands Odyssey)

Power generation

When sailing (with no engine use) for days on end the battery state of charge becomes a pre-occupation. Powering all the instruments (plotter, …

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News from the Odyssey fleets - 29 Nov.-2 Dec.

Wednesday 29 November Kisu (Atlantic Odyssey)

Die sehnlichst erwarteten Passatwinde sind da. Warum hat aber niemand was von bis 4 Meter Wellen von hinten erzählt .. und dann die alte Welle …

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News from the Odyssey fleets - 24-28 November

Friday 24 November Lady Jane (Islands Odyssey)

Flat as a millpond

Photo: untilthebuttermelts.com

The Atlantic is as flat as a millpond. And with little to do other than eat, read, and listen …

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Jimmy Cornell is awarded top prize by the Trans-Ocean Club

At a ceremony held in the German port of Cuxhaven on Saturday evening, Martin Birkhoff, the President of Trans-Ocean Club, one of the largest cruising clubs in the world, presented Jimmy Cornell with …

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Odyssey sailors welcome kids from the SOS Children's Villages in Mindelo

The Odyssey sailors welcomed kids from the SOS Children’s Villages aboard their boat on 18 November, then hosted a potluck meal for them at Marina Mindelo. The SOS Children’s Villages foundation supports abandoned …

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Atlantic Odyssey start

A fleet of 11 yachts in the Atlantic Odyssey took the start from Santa Cruz de Tenerife today at 11 a.m. local time bound for Barbados. The only boat unable to start was the German …

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The Atlantic Odyssey CV yachts depart Santa Cruz

Around midday of Saturday 11th November the Atlantic Odyssey CV yachts headed out of Santa Cruz marina, bound for the Cape Verde.

INFINITY is on her way

All the boats left on time, after …

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Atlantic Odyssey Sailors Gather in Tenerife

Sailors taking part in the Atlantic Odyssey have arrived in Marina Santa Cruz next to the capital of the island of Tenerife, before their departure across the Atlantic to Barbados.

Atlantic Odyssey sailors gather …

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News from the Islands Odyssey fleet - Day 4 to 6

Day 4 – Sunday 29 October Lady Jane

Maria on living the dream

When I told family and friends that we were going to live on our boat and sail across the Atlantic, …

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News from the Islands Odyssey fleet - Day 1 to 3

Day 1 – Thursday 26 October Lady Jane

I’ve worn out the crew

After just over four hours of sailing, the crew are clapped out down below. To be fair they are off …

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Last jobs done, last farewells: Islands Odyssey sailors cast off

The last few days of the Islands Odyssey stay in Santa Cruz de Tenerife were a mixture of last minute repairs and stress over spare parts arriving at the last minute, but also moments of …

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Weekend Work for the Islands Odyssey Sailors

The two day seminars at the Santa Cruz Yacht Club concluded on Friday with a talk by Martin Kramp from Tamouré on his work with UNESCO and the JCOMMOPs global monitoring programme that deploys Read more


Islands Odyssey Sailors Get A Warm Welcome

With temperatures in Santa Cruz de Tenerife reaching unseasonable levels for October, the sailors from the Islands Odyssey created some warmth of their own by gathering for a ‘potluck’ or bring and share dinner at …

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