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Pacific Odyssey: Galapagos Stopover

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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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Join the Pacific Odyssey 2016 - Panama to Marquesas

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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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The Blue Planet Odyssey: Sailing around the world for a good cause

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When my father Jimmy Cornell told me about his idea for a Blue Planet Odyssey I was hooked straightaway. It was 2012 and we were on a plane heading to the States for the Annapolis …

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An Extra-Ordinary Act? Deployment in the Pacific: Drifter Buoys & Argo floats

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Thousands of miles from land, in the Pacific Ocean, a simple act has taken place. It might not rock the world, but it deserves to be recognised for being quite extra-ordinary.

Our sailors have deployed …

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The challenges facing the Galapagos: perspectives from our sailors

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The Galapagos Islands are a wonderful place to visit, but inevitably increasing numbers of tourists, and a growing resident population, are placing the delicate ecosystem under new pressures. As part of our series …

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What our sailors found out about the Galapagos: in their own words

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We continue our reports from the Galapagos Islands with some more highlights from our sailors’ blogs. Dena Singh, Libby

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The Galapagos are a phenomenal place where the Humboldt and …

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Odyssey Logs

Galapagos round up: Memories are made of this

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On Tuesday 10 March the Blue Planet Odyssey fleet sailed west, leaving the Galapagos Islands behind after a memorable two week stay, first stopping at Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristobal and then Pursuit Puerto Ayora …

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Successful finale to BPO Galapagos Stopover

Libby and Chapter Two leaving the Galapagos

Libby and Chapter Two leaving the Galapagos

The Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey yachts brought their stopover in the Galapagos to a close on Tuesday …

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VIDEO: First Pacific Ocean drifter buoy deployments for Blue Planet Odyssey

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The first Blue Planet Odyssey drifter buoys have now been deployed in the Pacific Ocean on behalf of JCOMMOPS, NOAA and UNESCO-IOC. Yachts Lovesail and Maggie deployed the drifter buoys en route to the Galapagos …

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Into the Doldrums: BPO Passage Notes to the Galapagos

Tim tries to invite the booby to dinner (photo Zeke Holland)

As our Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey participants spend the next few days with the barely onerous task of deciding which of the island and wildlife tours …

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BPO boats impress Galapagos inspectors

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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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Introducing... Argo floats

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Sailing yacht Libby, crewed by Terry and Dena Singh, and taking part in the Blue Planet Odyssey, took onboard eight Argo floats in San Diego for deployment in the Pacific …

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Pacific Inspires Poetry

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As our sailors are en route to the Galapagos, it appears the Pacific is casting a spell, as evidenced by this poetic inspiration that has landed in our Inbox…

The Pacific Beckons

by Bob Shanks, …

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First drifter buoy deployment in the Pacific

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The British yacht Lovesail, sailing in the Pacific Odyssey, has achieved two firsts today: the first boat to deploy a drifter buoy as part of the Pacific …

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