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Atlantic Odyssey sailors welcomed to Lanzarote

On Sunday evening the Atlantic Odyssey sailors were invited to a welcome party at the Yacht Club ( Real Club Náutico) in Arrecife. In typical Canary Island fashion, the welcome was both warm and stylish …

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Life at the weekend

As the first week of activities draws to a close, the Atlantic Odyssey sailors start to come together as a community. Life onboard goes on at a quiet pace, flags are raised, new boats arrive, …

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Provisioning for the Atlantic

Preparing for an Atlantic crossing of anywhere between 2 to 4 weeks, depending on the speed of the boat, requires careful planning of what provisions to buy.

The quality of fresh fruit and vegetables is …

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Safety and Inspiration at Marina Lanzarote

Safety and enjoyment were the order of the day in Marina Lanzarote as the first safety inspections were carried out on Freedom and Serenity …

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Lanzarote: 'The Larrikin' first boat to check in

Gordon and Louise Coates on ‘The Larrikin’, a Fountaine Pajot Helia 44, were the first to check in to the Atlantic Odyssey today.


Lanzarote: Atlantic Odyssey office opens tomorrow

The sun sets over the new Marina Lanzarote.

Tomorrow the Atlantic Odyssey office opens and the event will truly begin.


Londoners Turn Out In Force For the Climate

Tens of thousands of Londoners took to the streets today as part of the global People’s Climate March as world leaders gather in New York for the United Nations climate change summit on Tuesday.

 

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Who’s Gonna Stand Up? Global Day of Climate Action on Sunday 21 September

People's Climate event in Kiribati

As world leaders gather for the United Nations climate summit on Tuesday 23 September, around the globe ordinary individuals will be making their voice heard this Sunday for a Global Day of Climate …

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Former President Welcomes Blue Planet Odyssey To Bora Bora

The island of Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Three-times President of French Polynesia, Gaston Tong Sang, and current mayor of Bora Bora, has written a strong letter of support for the Blue Planet Odyssey, …

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St John’s Landfall

Aventura makes landfall at St John’s

However much sailors love being at sea, landfall after a long passage is always sweet. When Jimmy woke me early in the morning of Friday 5th September, I …

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Arctic Bay

The Inuit name for Arctic Bay, Ikpiarjuk, ‘the pocket’, describes this bay best, a deep indent protected on three sides by tall hills. Arctic Bay is located off Admiralty Inlet, on the northern tip of …

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Blue Planet Odyssey Yachts Meet The Cold North

Aventura and Suilven at anchor in Dundas Harbour, Devon Island, Canadian Arctic (Lat 74°31’ N, Long 82°30’W)

On July 24th two yachts met in the cold waters of Baffin Bay at 74°N, a place …

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Introducing Aventura’s crew

Aventura crewTop row: Nick, Nikki, Jimmy and Marianne, Bottom row: Nera, Doina, Emily and Jean-Luc

I’m giving our esteemed captain Jimmy a rest from Log writing today so that I can introduce you …

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