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An overview of transatlantic strategy in 9 Odysseys 2013-2016

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In the four years since I launched this new series of transatlantic rallies, some had started from Lanzarote, Tenerife, La Palma in the Canaries, or from Sao Vicente in the Cape Verde Islands. Some …

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Report from the International Multihull Exhibition at La Grande Motte

The distinctive architecture

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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A beautiful closure to the Atlantic Odyssey 2015-16 season

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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

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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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Odyssey Logs

Atlantic Odyssey II - Day 20 to 22: News from the fleet

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View the list of arrivals in Martinique. You can follow the position of the boats and check their estimated time of arrival on the tracking map. Day 22 – Saturday 30 January …

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Group arrival in Martinique for the Amel yachts

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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

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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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Atlantic Odyssey - Bon vent et à bientôt !

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The fifth edition of the Atlantic Odyssey ended in celebration with Jimmy Cornell giving out special certificates to all the children in recognition of their amazing achievement of crossing the Atlantic, followed by a farewell …

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The Odyssey 'Big Band' In Le Marin

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The last few days have seen many more Odyssey yachts arrive in Le Marin marina, including the first arrival from Barbados, the Norwegian Nangilima after a magnificent voyage with the Islands Odyssey which saw …

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Atlantic Odyssey Day 19, 20 & 21: News from the fleet

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View the list of arrivals in Martinique. You can follow the position of the boats and check their estimated time of arrival on the tracking map.

 

Day 19 – Sunday 6 …

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The ballet of Atlantic Odyssey arrivals continues, children everywhere!

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On a beautifully sunny day, and after a 19 day crossing, the yachts Deiopea and Shuti arrived in Martinique almost at the same time, with barely a mile separating them on the finish line. The …

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Atlantic Odyssey: The Arrivals Keep On Coming, The Nations Too

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After the arrival of two new catamarans yesterday morning, the New Zealander Comfortably Numb and the German Invictus, the first mono-hull of the fleet to arrive, followed by the Portuguese Irresistible Ocean, crossed the finish …

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Atlantic Odyssey Day 16, 17 & 18: News from the fleet

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View the list of arrivals in Martinique. You can follow the position of the boats and check their estimated time of arrival on the tracking map.

 

Day 16 – Thursday 3 …

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Atlantic Odyssey : A Well-Watered Arrival For Vivant

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The Australian catamaran Vivant crossed the finish line in the driving rain on Friday morning at 0809, having achieved a very pleasant Atlantic crossing in a little under 16 days.

David, Berverly and their crew …

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Atlantic Odyssey First Arrival: Mercredi Soir arrives in Le Marin on Thursday afternoon

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Taking part in the Atlantic Odyssey for the second time, Belgian catamaran Mercredi Soir has had a perfect crossing.

The family crew spanning three generations took only 15 days to make the 2800 miles of …

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Odyssey Logs

Atlantic Odyssey: First News from the Fleet

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You can see the position of the boats on the tracking map. View the entry list. Day 2 – 19 November Lazy Bones

First 20 hours have been fabulous. Range from …

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A Family Odyssey – The Atlantic Odyssey Gets Underway

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Perfect weather conditions with the northeasterly winds blowing at 12 to 15 knots saw the 38 Atlantic Odyssey boats take the start from Lanzarote.

Atlantic Odyssey boats leaving Marina Lanzarote for the start

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Islands Odyssey Yachts Begin Their Atlantic Crossing

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The Islands Odyssey yachts said farewell to the Canary Islands on Saturday 14 November, their final stopover being El Hierro, the smallest and most westernmost of the Canaries.

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Sailors Gather In Lanzarote For Third Atlantic Odyssey

Girls from different boats make friends

The Atlantic Odyssey has officially begun, as sailors gather in Marina Lanzarote before the departure across the Atlantic on Wednesday 18th November. Now in its third year, the Atlantic Odyssey has over forty …

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Doudou: Reflections on the Atlantic Odyssey

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Luc & Yveline Formagne, aboard Doudou, reflect on their Atlantic Odyssey in their personal blog.

We will never forget our crossing and we are extremely happy to have been able to take part …

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Press release - The Islands Odyssey: Across the Pond in Easy Stages

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Jimmy Cornell has launched this new rally for sailors who prefer to cross the Atlantic at a relaxed pace.

Starting in Lanzarote on 1 October 2015, the …

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A Family Affair: Atlantic Odyssey featured in Sailing Today

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‘All-age sailing for an epic ocean crossing’: Sailing Today profiles the Atlantic Odyssey and the families who sailed across the Atlantic in November 2014. Goes on sale in the UK on February 27.

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Atlantic Odyssey II 2015: Final Roundup

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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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VIDEO: DOUDOU school visit

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While in Martinique the Atlantic Odyssey fleet invited the pre-school children from the Ecole Maternelle du Bourg onboard to see their boats and share the stories of their passages and life aboard.

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School children from Marin visit the Atlantic Odyssey boats

School children from Le Marin pre-school visit DOUDOU

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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