All posts about: Vanuatu


BPO Sailors In Their Own Words: Your Biggest Surprise

Blue Wind at anchor, Ambrym Island, Vanuatu

The Blue Planet Odyssey fleet are now cruising through the Indonesian archipelago on the latest stage of their round the world trip.

After months spent in the Pacific Ocean, a few weeks in …

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Odyssey Logs

Ambrym: Back to My Roots for the BPO


A stroke of convenient timing meant that the Blue Planet Odyssey cruise through Vanuatu was able to include a visit to Ambrym, and a chance to experience the 3 day Back to My Roots …

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Odyssey Logs

Vanuatu Cruising: The Maskelynes


Vanuatu is a perfect cruising ground, with day sailing along the coast of the larger islands, or a short hop from one island to the next, making it easy to explore.

Vanuatu sunset.

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News , Odyssey Logs

BPO Reunited in Vanuatu: Southwest Bay, Malekula


The Blue Planet Odyssey fleet of yachts, having spread out to cruise at their own pace through the islands of the South Pacific, finally came together again in a small bay on the island of …

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Odyssey Logs

Blue Planet Odyssey: A Santo Photo Album


A few photos from Espirito Santo, the largest island in Vanuatu.

Doina Cornell meets Luc Callebaut for the first time after working together for 15 years on Noonsite and now Blue Planet Odyssey.


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Odyssey Logs

Tropical Passage Notes


Landfall: Island of Aoba (Vanuatu) very different from Tuvalu.

I expect to many people the phrase ‘tropical sailing’ conjures up lolling on the foredeck catching a tan, as balmy trade winds push you across …

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Impressions from Vanuatu


Jimmy Cornell is currently en route to Panama onboard Aventura. As the terrible destruction wreaked by Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu, one of the places the Blue Planet Odyssey

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