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Primera singladura del Aventura Zero

No pudimos elegir un día más gris para embarcar en nuestra primera singladura a bordo del Aventura Zero. Según abandonábamos la marina, los cielos encapotados cubrían la bahía de La Grande Motte y el …

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Book Review: Sea, Sun and Taraipo by John Jameson

Sea, Sun and Taraipo by John Jameson

Publihed by Grosvenor House Publishing

ISBN 978-1-83975-124-0

This is the moving tale of John Jameson’s nine-year-long world voyage in a Polynesian-type catamaran; an odyssey true to the original …

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¡Los dias felices estan aqui otra vez!

A pesar de los disturbios causados ​​por la crisis de Covid, el astillero Outremer logró mantener su programa de producción y lanzó el último Aventura con solo un ligero retraso.

Remolcado por un camión …

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Aventura Zero: Desafío Elcano

Con el fin de conmemorar el 500 aniversario de la primera vuelta al mundo, Jimmy Cornell se dispone a recrear la ruta histórica de la primera circunnavegación llevada a cabo por Fernando Magallanes y …

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Últimas novedades sobre el proyecto EL.CA.NO.

Los trabajos en el Aventura EL.CA.NO. progresan satisfactoriamente, como se puede apreciar en estas fotografías tomadas el 5 de junio.

Los astilleros Outremer trabajan en la actualidad a pleno rendimiento y ya …

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Últimas novedades sobre el proyecto EL.CA.NO

A pesar de las restricciones impuestas en Francia para combatir la actual pandemia, los astilleros Outremer en La Grande Motte, al sur de Francia, se las han ingeniado para funcionar al 70% de su capacidad …

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El viaje más largo

Sevilla en la antigüedad

Un cuarto de siglo después de la fructífera expedición de Cristóbal Colón al Nuevo Mundo, Sevilla se convertía en el puerto más importante del mundo a medida que arribaban a …

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A show like no other

The largest and most diverse boat show in the world, held at Düsseldorf in Germany every January, opened its doors last Saturday. 

  Once again we had a prime location on the Garcia Yachting stand, but …

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El futuro es eléctrico

El comienzo de un nuevo año (y una nueva década) parece el momento idóneo para lanzar un nuevo proyecto. Tras celebrar los quintos centenarios de los viajes de Cristóbal Colón en 1992 y Vasco de …

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PROYECTO EL.CA.NO! La nueva aventura de Jimmy Cornell: el Desafío Elcano

Con el fin de conmemorar el 500 aniversario de la primera vuelta al mundo, Jimmy Cornell se dispone a recrear la ruta histórica de la primera circunnavegación llevada a cabo por Fernando Magallanes y Juan …

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Le Grand Pavois boat show opens in La Rochelle

Europe’s and possibly the world’s largest in-water boat show opened yesterday in this historic port on the French Atlantic coast.

Once again, this annual boat fest is showing off the unparalleled range of France’s thriving …

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The main factors that can contribute to the success or failure of a voyage

This is an extract from Jimmy Cornell’s book “200,000 Miles – A Life of Adventure“.

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill

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Final report from the Düsseldorf boat show

The 50th edition of Boot 2019 came to a successful end on Sunday, by setting a new record, with nearly 250,000 water sports enthusiasts coming to Düsseldorf from over 100 countries to visit the leading …

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Wave upon Wave

Wave upon Wave, by Andrew DigginsPublished by World Cruising

This well researched and highly enjoyable book is a record of the enduring success of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers.

Since its launch in 1986, …

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A Satisfying Sail Around the World by Zeke Holland

This is the fascinating story of a successfully completed circumnavigation of the world by an ambitious and resourceful sailor whose trials and tribulations would have put off anyone else. Indeed, the …

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Choosing and equipping a boat for offshore cruising

This is an extract from Jimmy Cornell’s book “200,000 Miles – A Life of Adventure“.

Choosing a boat for offshore cruising is not a decision to be taken lightly. I have researched this …

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Climate change and its effects on voyage planning

Few sailors would now disagree that global weather conditions are undergoing a radical change. The warming of the planet is unequivocal: the atmosphere and oceans have warmed, the amounts of snow and ice have diminished, …

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Jimmy Cornell's nostalgic visit to his second Aventura, now up for sale

There’s a saying that you should never revisit places that you have enjoyed in the past as what you find may disappoint you.  Yesterday this piece of advice was proved to be totally wrong. Twenty-three …

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Start of the Golden Globe Round the World Race

Eighteen valiant sailors are ready to start tomorrow on one of the most challenging events ever conceived. This single-handed non-stop event marks the 50th anniversary of the first single-handed non-stop circumnavigation achieved by Robin Knox …

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Start of the Shetland and Viking Races

Bergen, Norway

Today saw the start of the Bergen to Shetlands Race, now a classic event on the Norwegian racing calendar. The race is organised by the Bergen Sailing Association and since …

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The curtain falls on the London On-Water Festival

The fourth edition of this annual boat show came to an end on Saturday. In spite of the showery weather, the last day attracted the largest audience of the three-day show.

As with every …

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London On-Water Boat Show 2018 Gets Underway

The London On-Water boat show opened this morning in St Katherine’s marina located right by the iconic Tower Bridge.

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Family weekend seminar in Marstrand, Sweden

Over the years I have held seminars and lectures in a variety of places, from a barge moored on the banks of the River Seine to the impressive America’s Cup Hall of Fame at …

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Caribbean Odyssey farewell party brings the Odysseys to a happy end!

The farewell party was hosted at the Barbados Yacht Club beach restaurant.

The evening started with a special prize for Andreas and Sandra of the yacht Pico, who had missed the start of …

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All Caribbean Odyssey boats have arrived safely in Barbados

Late on Thursday afternoon saw the arrival of Tubalcain, whose crew were happy to make landfall after their 2020 miles of 14 days passage from Mindelo in the Cape Verde Islands.

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