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The Pacific Odyssey Arrives in the Marquesas

All the Pacific Odyssey yachts have arrived in the Marquesas, here anchored in front of Hanavave in la Baie des Vierges, Fatu Hiva (photo Excallibur)

The voyage from the Galapagos came to an end …

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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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Pacific Odyssey: Galapagos Stopover

After the transit of the Panama Canal and a challenging ocean passage with weak, variable and often contrary winds, the entire Pacific Odyssey fleet finally found itself at anchor in front of Puerto Baquerizo …

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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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Pacific Odyssey : from one ocean to another

The Pacific Odyssey yachts gathered together at Shelter Bay Marina located at the Caribbean Sea entrance to the Panama Canal, in order to prepare for their transit of the Canal and entry …

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Cape Verde Sojourn

A few years ago I stopped briefly in the Cape Verde Islands while sailing with Aventura III from Cape Town to the Canary Islands. I vowed to return one day with Gwenda and I did …

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A little bit of Caribbean Sunshine in wintry London

Jimmy and Doina Cornell held another successful day’s seminar on transatlantic voyage planning at the Cruising Association headquarters in Limehouse London on Saturday 12 March.

The sessions combined theory with practical advice and a …

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New Marina Completed in Barbados

As preparations for Barbados 50 sailing rally get underway, the latest news from the Caribbean island is that 600 ft of new dock space is completed, with services including offices for Customs, Immigration and …

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Klaus Hympendahl (1939-2016)

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the passing away of our collaborator Klaus Hympendahl.

Klaus was in Buenos Aires, Argentina, researching a book on his passion, …

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A beautiful closure to the Atlantic Odyssey 2015-16 season

The Atlantic Odyssey II fleet is now complete again in Le Marin marina in Martinique, after the final yacht, Pitchounet, arrived on the morning of Saturday 6 February, after a 27 day crossing.

The other …

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A new batch of arrivals in Martinique

In the past two days, nine boats have arrived to join the first four arrivals of the Atlantic Odyssey II in Martinique, creating a very happy community of some fifty sailors, each of them with …

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Group arrival in Martinique for the Amel yachts

Three Amel yachts arrived at almost the same time in Martinique, after a 20 day crossing of the Atlantic.

Turkish yacht Kandiba, an Amel 55, arrived in the night at 340 am and waited at …

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Jacquelyn : first Atlantic Odyssey II boat to arrive in Martinique

Steve, Casey and Justin, not forgetting Windy the dog, on the American boat Jacquelyn were the first to arrive in Martinique this morning at 0945 local time.

Jacquelyn getting ready to moor at the …

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Barbados Celebrations at Düsseldorf boat show

The annual boat show opened on Saturday morning in this German city located on the banks of the River Rhine. Over the years this show has established itself as the largest, best organized and best …

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Cornell Sailing’s Canaries Odyssey

This post was first published on Calero Marinas website.

Jimmy Cornell, founder of the ARC and author of the Canary Islands Guide, has been promoting the Canaries as a cruising destination for …

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Join the Pacific Odyssey 2016 - Panama to Marquesas

Following a request from several participants in the Atlantic and Islands Odyssey, we have decided to organize a Pacific Odyssey in 2016, as long as we have a minimum of 10 paid-up boats. …

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VIDEO: Jimmy Cornell on Barbados 50

Jimmy Cornell is interviewed about the Barbados 50 sailing rally. (Video: Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.)


Multi Transat, A New Transatlantic Race for Production Multihulls

Note: This event will no longer take place.

PRESS RELEASE Multi Transat, a new transatlantic race for production multihulls Tenerife to Barbados, 12 November 2016

Jimmy Cornell, the founder of the ARC, has …

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Atlantic Odyssey II Starts From Santa Cruz de Tenerife

In light SE winds, the Atlantic Odyssey II fleet took the start from Santa Cruz de Tenerife at 1200 local time. The Belgian yacht Serendip just managed to edge across the start line ahead US …

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Newsletter: Happy New Year From Cornell Sailing


Jimmy Cornell’s Transatlantic Preparation Seminar - London - 12 March 2016

Sponsored by

A very inspiring day! Ian and Lorraine Cuthbertson

Sharpened our thoughts about our own plans for cruising. Jennifer Sherlock

A wonderful introduction to Bluewater sailing. Peter Ramshaw

This …

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Atlantic Odyssey II Official Launch In Tenerife

Monday 4th January saw the official launch of the Atlantic Odyssey II at a press conference held at the headquarters of the Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The press conference was attended by …

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Atlantic Odyssey II Starts Exciting Sailing Year of 2016

Cornell Sailing Events has an exciting year of sailing ahead in 2016, beginning with the Atlantic Odyssey II which leaves from Santa Cruz de Tenerife on 9 January 2016 and finishing with the …

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