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Barbados 50 Weekend Fun For Young & Old in Marina Lanzarote

There was plenty of fun on offer for sailors and land-dwellers, old and young, this weekend at the Marina Lanzarote in Arrecife.

Saturday 17th September saw the marina host a safety demonstration with the local …

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Barbados 50 Sailors Busy Week in Lanzarote

The Barbados 50 sailors have come to the end of a busy but enjoyable week in Lanzarote. Highlights included the week of free seminars hosted at the yacht club, as well as an …

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Successful Start to Lanzarote Long Distance Cruising Seminar Week

The Lanzarote Long Distance Cruising Seminar Week in Arrecife, Lanzarote, made a successful start with 50-60 cruising sailors attending a range of seminars on practical and inspiring subjects covering all aspects of the cruising …

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Fast Passage To South Africa for Blue Planet Odyssey Boats

TAHAWUS first boat in Durban

Nearly perfect weather conditions saw the Blue Planet Odyssey boats make a fast passage from La Réunion to Durban.

Tahawus was the first boat to arrive in Durban …

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Lanzarote Hosts Long Distance Cruising Seminar Week

A week of free seminars for all sailors in the Canary Islands begins on 12 September and is sponsored by the Canary Islands Tourism Promotion Board, the Lanzarote Tourist Board, the …

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Barbados 50 comes to life in Lanzarote

The Barbados 50 fleet enjoys the facilities of Marina Lanzarote to catch up on repairs and last minute jobs, while the camaraderie of the boat crews continues to grow.

Exchanging tips on provisioning- …

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Sundowner arrives in Lanzarote after epic voyage from London

Sue and Howard Chambers made landfall at Marina Lanzarote this afternoon after an epic voyage from London that lasted over five weeks.

Sundowner passing through Tower Bridge at London start

One of the …

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Smooth start to Barbados 50 office in Lanzarote

In Lanzarote the check-in and inspections of the Barbados 50 boats are proceeding smoothly with only a few more boats still left to arrive.

In the meantime the crews are busy doing various jobs …

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Perfect conditions for Blue Planet Odyssey boats en route to South Africa

Excellent weather conditions have allowed the Blue Planet Odyssey yachts to leave La Reunion on time on 5th September for the route to Durban in South Africa.

Maggie, No Regrets and Tahawus are the three …

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Barbados 50 Yachts Arrival in Lanzarote

The five Barbados 50 yachts that left Lisbon on 25th August arrived in Lanzarote after a good sail south towards the Canary Islands.

Their departure from Lisbon permitted them to enjoy the spectacular Lisbon scenery …

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Barbados 50 Update: Lisbon Start

All five Barbados 50 yachts left Marina das Nacoes in Lisbon at high tide this morning and proceeded down the River Tagus at the start of the leg to Lanzarote in the Canary Islands.

The …

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Barbados 50 reaches Lisbon: last stop before the Canaries

The Portuguese trade winds that normally blow consistently along the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula arrived late this summer but when they did, they did so with a vengeance and provided the five boats …

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Porto Reunion for Barbados 50

After a well-deserved rest after the crossing of the bay of Biscay, the five Barbados 50 yachts left La Coruna bound for Porto, in neighbouring Portugal.

Porto

Set on the northern shore of the …

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Spectacular Farewell from La Coruña

On the eve of their departure from La Coruña the crews of the five Barbados 50 yachts were treated to a spectacular fireworks display over the harbour of this historic city.

Their …

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Biscay Beaten: Barbados 50 Yachts Make Fast Crossing To Spain

The three Barbados 50 boats that left Falmouth last Sunday have made a fast passage across the Bay of Biscay and arrived on Wednesday at La Coruña in Spain.

They were very fortunate in …

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Family & Farewells: Barbados 50 Yachts Depart Falmouth

At 0830 promptly this morning three of the Barbados 50 yachts slipped their lines at Port Pendennis Marina in Falmouth and headed out of the protected natural harbour, bound for La Coruna in Spain. Joining …

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Barbados 50 Yachts Epic Start From London

On a sunny Sunday afternoon, the Barbados 50 yachts sailed through one of the world’s most iconic sights, London’s Tower Bridge, for the start of an epic voyage which will finish on the other side …

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First Barbados 50 boat arrives in London for the start of 31 July

The Swiss yacht Maisie with Rita and Martin Mueller-Duysing onboard arrived in London on Sunday afternoon. They are docked on the River Thames close to Tower Bridge where the start of this special event will …

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Atlantic Odyssey II... now Caribbean Odyssey!

The first transatlantic rally to sail from the Canaries to the Caribbean after the winter holidays, and not at the usual time in November, was organised in January 2014. As we were unable to think …

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Baltic Sea Seminar A Success With Jimmy Cornell

A seminar on long-distance cruising was held at Warnemünde on the Baltic Sea over the weekend.

Marina and Conference Centre Hohe Duene

Organised by the German magazine Die Yacht, the largest circulation sailing …

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Blue Planet Odyssey Heads West Across Indian Ocean

After an uneventful passage from Sumatra, No Regrets and Maggie spent a few enjoyable days in Cocos Keeling and are now on their way to Rodriguez.

In the meantime Joyful has reached Cairns in Queensland …

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Blue Planet Odyssey On Its Way

After having spent the winter in Southeast Asia, the Blue Planet Odyssey boats No Regrets (USA) and Maggie (Canada), started off from Padang in the West Sumatra today bound for Cocos Keeling. Their route …

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Successful transatlantic seminar in Hamburg, Germany

The current series of one-day seminars held by Cornell Sailing Events came to successful end at Hamburg on Saturday.

The seminar was held at the Hamburg Sailing Club and was attended by 48 sailors.

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Report from the International Multihull Exhibition at La Grande Motte

Jimmy Cornell with Peter Gilkes and Kelly Glass.

The main attraction of our stand at this international boat show has been the Barbados 50 transatlantic event. The crews of …

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Cornell Sailing At La Grande Motte

The largest and most famous in-water show for multihull boats has opened at the seaside resort of La Grande Motte in the south of France on Wednesday, 13 April.

Some 50 boats are …

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