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Première Navigation sur Aventura Zero

Nous n’aurions pas pu choisir un jour plus maussade pour notre première navigation sur Aventura Zero. En quittant la marina, le ciel gris et bas surplombant la baie de la Grande Motte et le …

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Aventura Zero progress report

My new Aventura has been moved into a marina and while work continues on board she is now starting to look like a finished boat.

The long wait came to an end this afternoon …

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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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Happy days are here again!

Despite the disturbances caused by the Covid crisis, the Outremer boatyard managed to maintain its production schedule and launched the latest Aventura with only a slight delay.

Towed by a large truck, Aventura Zero …

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Progress report on the EL.CA.NO. project

Work on Aventura EL.CA.NO. is progressing well, as can be seen from these photographs taken on Friday 5 June.

The Outremer boatyard is now working at full capacity and it has been …

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Update on the EL.CA.NO. project

 

In spite of the restrictions imposed in France to deal with the current pandemic the Outremer boatyard in La Grande Motte, in the south of France, has managed to function at 70% capacity throughout …

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The longest voyage

Old Seville

Quarter of a century after the successful voyage of Christopher Columbus to the New World, Seville was on its way to becoming the busiest port in the world as ships started arriving …

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The EL.CA.NO. Challenge Progress Report

This year’s Düsseldorf boat show attracted a record number of 250,000 visitors and provided an ideal opportunity to bring the EL.CA.NO. project to a larger audience. Presentations in German and English were held on …

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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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The Future is Electric

The start of a new year ­– and a new decade – is a logical time to launch a new project. Having celebrated the 500thanniversaries of the voyages of Christopher Columbus in 1992 and Vasco …

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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

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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

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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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Visite nostalgique de Jimmy Cornell à son deuxième Aventura, maintenant en vente

On dit que vous ne devriez jamais revoir les lieux que vous avez aimés dans le passé, car ce que vous trouverez risque de vous décevoir. Hier, ce conseil s’est avéré complètement faux. Vingt-trois ans …

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Start of the Golden Globe Round the World Race

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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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Tous les bateaux du Caribbean Odyssey sont bien arrivés à la Barbade

Jeudi en fin d’après-midi arrivait Tubalcain , dont l’équipage était heureux de toucher terre après 14 jours d’une traversée de 2020 miles depuis Mindelo aux îles du Cap-Vert.

Serenity suivit …

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