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The Caribbean Odyssey yachts start the transatlantic passage to Barbados

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After a six-day stopover in Mindelo’s welcoming marina, the Caribbean Odyssey yachts set sail for their Caribbean destination. The first to leave, one day earlier than the others because of time constraints, was Olena.

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Participants in the Caribbean Odyssey are enjoying their Cape Verdes stopover

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Welcome party for the Caribbean Odyssey participants hosted by Laura and Lutz Meyer-Scheel (in foreground) in Marina Mindelo’s floating bar.

The stopover in this welcoming marina was too short to sail across to …

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All Caribbean Odyssey boats have arrived in the Cape Verde Islands

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The French yacht Tubalcain makes a safe landfall in Mindelo late on Friday.

The crew of Tubalcain, happy to have made it into the marina just before nightfall at the end …

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First Caribbean Odyssey yachts arrive in Mindelo, São Vicente

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The Swiss catamaran Olena made landfall in the Cape Verdes at noon on Friday almost exactly one week after the start in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

The slower than expected 830-mile passage was blamed …

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Caribbean Odyssey starts from Tenerife

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After a wonderful start to the new year with days of cobalt blue skies, steady NE winds and pleasant temperatures, culminating with a balmy night for the Three Kings’ procession, …

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A colourful farewell from Tenerife for the Caribbean Odyssey

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Thousands of people lined the streets of Santa Cruz, the capital of Tenerife, on Friday evening to watch the Three Kings procession windings its way along a 3-kilometre route. This annual event takes place …

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The Caribbean Odyssey is preparing to leave Tenerife

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Participants in the Caribbean Odyssey in front of the map of Tenerife at the Royal Yacht Club of Tenerife.

A welcome party for participants in the Caribbean Odyssey was held at the luxurious …

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Winter News from Jimmy Cornell

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Read the Winter Newsletter online


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Every Odyssey Comes to an End

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In 2013, almost exactly 15 years after I had stopped my involvement with the ARC (Atlantic Rally for Cruisers), I decided to launch the Atlantic Odyssey, the aim of which was to bring back the …

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Atlantic Odyssey - Barbados arrivals 12 December

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The last three Atlantic Odyssey boats made a safe landfall in Barbados today, with perfect timing for tonight’s welcome and prize giving party at the Barbados Yacht Club.

The first to arrive was Wellis.

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Atlantic Odyssey - Barbados arrivals 11 December

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Every morning just after dawn an unusual ritual takes place on the beach in Carlisle Bay. As I watch from my hotel room balcony, what I presume to be stable-hands from the nearby race …

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Northwest Passage: The good times seem to be over

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We have just been informed that from now on transits of the Northwest Passage will be much more difficult.

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Because of the irresponsible behaviour of a sailor who transited the …

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Report from the Annapolis boat show

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The largest US boat show has come to a successful end, and even the threat of hurricane Nate only materialised on the very last day of the show with a few hours of heavy …

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Jimmy Cornell answers sailors' Caribbean hurricane concerns

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We have been contacted by several sailors expressing their safety concerns following the recent hurricanes that have affected some of the Caribbean islands.

• Is damage to yachting facilities so bad that you shouldn’t …

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Launch of Jimmy Cornell’s latest book at the Marstrand boat show

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The Swedish island of Marstrand, with a permanent population of just over 1,000 inhabitants, was invaded this weekend by an estimated 20,000 visitors attracted to a new in-water show aimed at sailors from Sweden …

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Where do all the boats go?

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This is an extract from Jimmy Cornell’s latest book “200,000 Miles – A Life of Adventure“.

My interest in the global movement of cruising boats goes back to 1987, when I published the results …

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Last day at the International Multihull Boat Show

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By all accounts, and especially from the reaction of the exhibitors, this has been a very successful show.

The crew of Luna Bay, a new Outremer 45 catamaran, planning to cross the …

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International Multihull Boat Show opens in France at La Grande Motte

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The International Multihull Boat Show was opened at the seaside resort of La Grande Motte in the South of France on Wednesday 19th April.

Lagoon catamarans on show

In the eight years …

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Aventura’s Logs , News

Aventura on her way north

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After spending the best part of the winter in a small marina close to Bergen on the west coast of Norway, Aventura is now heading for the Arctic.

Her sale was completed last …

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A happy end to the Caribbean Odyssey

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Participants in the Caribbean Odyssey enjoyed not one but two parties on their arrival in Barbados: first an early arrivals party at the Barbados Yacht Club followed by a farewell beach party at the Pirates’ …

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Final arrivals in the Caribbean Odyssey

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Consistent trade winds have ensured fast passages for all boats taking part in this year’s Caribbean Odyssey.

Four boats: J-Squared, Two Drifters, Bright Eyes and Damisa made landfall in Barbados on 31 January and 1 …

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Blue Planet Odyssey comes to a successful end in Barbados

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The crews of No Regrets, Maggie and Tawahus celebrated the successful completion of their round the world voyage at a party held at the Barbados Yacht Club in the presence of local dignitaries and participants …

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Caribbean Odyssey arrivals in Barbados are accelerating

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A later crossing of the Atlantic than at the usual time has ensured better sailing conditions and, although the NE trade winds have blown mostly between 10 and 15 knots, all participants reported a comfortable …

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Busy days at Boot Düsseldorf

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The largest boat show in the world has once again lived up to its reputation by bringing visitors from all corners of the planet to admire a virtual …

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Cornell Sailing Events stand opens at Düsseldorf boat show

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The biggest boat show in the world opened its doors on Saturday morning and the first of the estimated total of 250,000 visitors streamed into the vast exhibition’s 17 halls.

Once again Cornell Sailing Events …

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