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A Perfect Landing: Through the Panama Canal to the Pacific

Even though the great international operation of the Panama Canal is not immune to Carnival fever, our Blue Planet Odyssey boats still managed to make a successful transit.

As you read this they will already …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Finally My Darling crossing, Day 16 – 22

Rally Control update: since Finally My Darling sent this blog, they safely arrived in Martinique on 18th February. Soon after their arrival they caught up with the Atlantic Odyssey crews from Roxy, Calypso, Neptune …

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VIDEO: DOUDOU school visit

While in Martinique the Atlantic Odyssey fleet invited the pre-school children from the Ecole Maternelle du Bourg onboard to see their boats and share the stories of their passages and life aboard.

Here is a …

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Inspiring Visit for BPO to New Panama Canal

On Friday 13th February the sailors from the Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey had a memorable visit to the construction site of the new canal. The Panama …

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Carnival Weekend Canal Transit for the BPO

The first Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey yachts will start making their transit of the Panama Canal today, Saturday 14th February.

Despite the Carnival weekend meaning that …

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Meet Jimmy Cornell and Aventura in Miami this weekend

Jimmy Cornell will be making a series of talks at the Strictly Sail Miami Boat Show this weekend, and you will also have a chance to come take a look at Aventura, Jimmy’s new boat, …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2 - Finally My Darling crossing, Day 9-15

One thousand nautical miles to go! I’m delighted to report we’re finally on the home stretch. On realising what could’ve been a 2,600 nm passage had we been able to sail the rhumb line, was …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Finally My Darling crossing, Day 1-8

Due to a torn sail, Finally My Darling were not able to continue with the rest of the Atlantic Odyssey II boats after the start from La Palma. They ‘finally’ left the Canaries on 28th …

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Blue Planet Odyssey Reunited

As the Blue Planet Odyssey boats that left from Key West and Martinique finally came together in the San Blas archipelago, they organised a get together on Saturday 31 January.


Yesterday …

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VIDEO: the Atlantic crossing of DOUDOU

This film created by Luc and Yveline Formagne on DOUDOU will give you a true picture of what it is like to cross the Atlantic on a small sailing boat.

From rough and rainy squalls …

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School children from Marin visit the Atlantic Odyssey boats

Pontoon 5 in the Marina du Marin has been quite lively this week as the welcoming party grows each day for the Atlantic Odyssey boats arriving from La Palma. But today was the liveliest so …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 20

In Martinique

SATTWA and SUNRISE arrived in Le Marin. PENNY LANE ETA at 1800UTC Wednesday

Crews of THEMI, ROXY, LAHAINA, DOUDOU and the TOURIST OFFICE welcome SATTWA to Martinique

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First Atlantic Odyssey arrivals, first Martinique party

The tourist office of Marin invited the Atlantic Odyssey sailors to the first of several cocktail parties that they will be hosting during the stay of the fleet in Martinique.

The cocktail was …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 18

In Martinique

DOUDOU, the first French boat, arrived Monday night and anchored off Sainte-Anne.

SATTWA ETA is 1800UTC Tuesday


THEMI arrival in Martinique

We crossed the finish line at 0012 UTC 25th …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 16


ROXY arrived at 1410 Saturday.THEMI 50 will arrive Sunday morning.

ROXY arrival in Le Marin, Martinique

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Due to engine failure, …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 15


LAHAINA has arrived in Martinique! ROXY is expected on Saturday.

LAHAINA in Martinique

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Food & Fishing

Trying to …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 14


The Atlantic Crossing According to Sam

Rosie’s scarf

A flying fish had a boxing fight with Adam last night, it nearly slapped itself into Adams’s face when it flew into the cockpit. …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 13

THEMI 50 Yesterday the tradewinds vanished more or less, our speed was down to 3.5 to 4 knts during the day, overnight the wind increased a little and speeds us up to 5 knts. Some …

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Blue Planet Odyssey on the move

The Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey boats are on the move again. The tracking map might look complicated, but it means all our boats are slowly converging… …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 12


Atlantic Sailing for Novices, by Oscar

Oscar pressing both buttons

I have never heard of anyone sailing across the Atlantic but this may be due to the fact that the closest thing …

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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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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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