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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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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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Jimmy Cornell's New Adventure: The Elcano Challenge

To commemorate the 500th anniversary of the first round the world voyage, Jimmy Cornell is preparing to sail the historic route of the first circumnavigation achieved by Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastian Elcano.  In fact, …

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