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BPO boats impress Galapagos inspectors

Kathy and Roger, who are running the BPO event office in the Galapagos, have reported that all of the following boats have been approved entry into the Galapagos: Chapter Two, Windwalker, Ransom, Tom Tom, Lovesail, …

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Atlantic Odyssey II 2015: Final Roundup

With Finally My Darling having arrived safely in Martinique on 18th February, this was the last yacht to receive their warm welcome by the Le Marin marina staff.

The crews ended their crossing with a …

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Busy days at the Miami boat show

On completion of her 10,000 miles North Atlantic voyage, Aventura was exhibited at the Miami boat show.

Aventura

Having won the two most prestigious sailing awards in the United States – Cruising World Boat …

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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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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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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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First Atlantic Odyssey II boats arrive to a warm Martinique welcome

Belgian yacht Roxy arrived on Saturday 24th January in Le Marin, Martinique at 14:10 local time, 16 days after the start of the Atlantic Odyssey II in La Palma. They are the first yacht of …

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European Yacht of the Year

The highlight of the first weekend at the world’s largest boat show, overcrowded with both special events and more people than in recent years, was the awards ceremony for the European Yacht of the Year. …

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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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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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The Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey fleet meet in Martinique

The boats Blue Wind and Lovesail arrived yesterday in Le Marin, so now the Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey fleet are now all assembled in Martinique and preparing to begin the grand adventure …

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Blue Planet Odyssey Yachts Leave Key West

In a fresh northeasterly wind the Blue Planet Odyssey yachts left Stock Island Village Marina at 12 noon on Saturday 10th January.

Boats leaving Key West

Leading the fleet out of the marina was …

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Press Release: Blue Planet Odyssey Fleet Gets Ready to Set Sail

Photo: Jan Irons – Cruising World

A fleet of yachts will leave Key West in Florida and Martinique on 10 January 2015, as part of the Blue Planet Odyssey round the world …

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Press release: The Atlantic Odyssey II starts with 13 yachts from 11 Nations

All 50 sailors who started in the Atlantic Odyssey II from La Palma to Martinique January 8, 2015 preferred spending the …

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Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey Sailors Ready to Go

Preparations are underway to leave at noon on Saturday.

Last night a detailed skippers briefing was held with information on sailing to the next destinations: Montego Bay, Jamaica, San Blas Islands and Shelter Bay Marina, …

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Cruising World: 'Countdown to the Blue Planet Odyssey Rally!'

Nice announcement of Blue Planet Odyssey on Cruising World website (Don’t miss the slideshow!)


The Blue Planet Odyssey comes to life in Key West

The fleet of Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey yachts are getting ready to leave on the greatest adventure of their lives on 10th January 2015. The first leg of the Odyssey will …

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VIDEO: The Atlantic crossing of SEA DRAGON

An all-women crew sailed on 72-foot sailboat SEA DRAGON as part of the Atlantic Odyssey 2014. They conducted scientific research while sailing, exploring the global issue of plastics, toxics and interconnections between environmental and human …

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La Palma: preparations make good progress two days before the start

The days pass by at Marina La Palma, between preparations for departure and the events organized for the Atlantic Odyssey and the traditional Twelfth Night celebrations..

Q&A forum

A seminar took place …

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Launch of the Atlantic Odyssey 2, La Palma - Martinique

After the first day of the opening of the l’Atlantic Odyssey office in Marina La Palma, and the first safety checks of boats, a joyful and friendly welcome party, marked the real launch …

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Invitation to London Atlantic Voyage Planning Seminar with Jimmy Cornell

On completion of a 10,000 miles maiden voyage on my new Aventura that took me from London to Greenland, Arctic Canada, Newfoundland, US east coast and the Bahamas, I would like to invite …

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Last Atlantic Odyssey Boat Arrives Safely

Cocojet III has arrived safely in Le Marin in Martinique after a dramatic crossing that saw skipper Nicholas Hauzy having to be taken off the boat in the middle of the ocean after severely …

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Hot atmosphere for the last evening of Atlantic Odyssey 2014

Those participants in the Atlantic Odyssey 2014 still present in Le Marin met on Sunday evening for a final Caribbean cocktail party organized especially for them, and danced cheerfully to the rhythm of bewitching drums …

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