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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.

Maggie

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 50

THEMI arrival in Martinique

We crossed the finish line at 0012 UTC 25th …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 16

MARTINIQUE ARRIVALS

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

ROXY arrival in Le Marin, Martinique

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NAVIGO

Due to engine failure, …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 15

MARTINIQUE ARRIVALS

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

LAHAINA in Martinique

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PENNY LANE

Food & Fishing

Trying to …

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Atlantic Odyssey 2: Day 14

PENNY LANE

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

PENNY LANE

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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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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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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