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News from the Islands Odyssey fleet - Day 4 to 6

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Day 4 – Sunday 29 October Lady Jane

Maria on living the dream

When I told family and friends that we were going to live on our boat and sail across the Atlantic, …

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News from the Islands Odyssey fleet - Day 1 to 3

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Day 1 – Thursday 26 October Lady Jane

I’ve worn out the crew

After just over four hours of sailing, the crew are clapped out down below. To be fair they are off …

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'Best Friends Forever', say Odyssey sailors

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Time and again we hear from sailors who took part in one of our Odyssey rallies, months later, writing to tell us what a great experience they had, and about the lasting friendships they have …

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Warm wise words from an Odyssey sailor

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Henri Schongut, who took part in the Islands Odyssey 2015 and the Atlantic Odyssey II 2016 aboard Serendip, reflects on his 6,000-nautical mile Atlantic tour. An action-packed year rich in events, disappointments but also in …

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Four Old Farts: An Atlantic Crossing Poem

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Jeff Cook on Bright Eyes was inspired by his Atlantic crossing to write this poem. The crew of the yacht Bright Eyes was the oldest crew in this year’s Odysseys, their average age being 70 …

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Barbados 50 weekend round up

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Saturday 26 November

With the majority of the Barbados 50 yachts having now made landfall on the island, the Barbados Yacht Club showed typical Barbados hospitality in laying on a welcome party in its Beach …

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Sailors Praise For Successful Lanzarote Seminars

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I found the seminars extremely interesting and very informative, helpful and inspiring. Jade Barnes, White Ibis

Sailors attending the week of long distance cruising seminars in Lanzarote were full of praise for the speakers and …

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Atlantic Odyssey: Greetings from the SIF family

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Danish family on board SIF are happy to have arrived in Martinique

Dear Cornell Sailing

We just want to tell you that we really have enjoyed being part of the Atlantic Odyssey. The …

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The Blue Planet Odyssey Discovers Indonesia

Welcome dances in Tual (Photos: Zeke Holland)

After some time in Australia, the Blue Planet Odyssey sailors are now making their way through the Indonesian archipelago, which with some 13,677 islands is the largest island group in the world. Sadly, Anne and …

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Into the Doldrums: BPO Passage Notes to the Galapagos

Tim tries to invite the booby to dinner (photo Zeke Holland)

As our Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey participants spend the next few days with the barely onerous task of deciding which of the island and wildlife tours …

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Blue Planet Odyssey Reunited

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As the Blue Planet Odyssey boats that left from Key West and Martinique finally came together in the San Blas archipelago, they organised a get together on Saturday 31 January.

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Yesterday …

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Blue Planet Odyssey Update: All Ways Lead to San Blas

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Most of the Blue Planet Odyssey yachts have now arrived in the San Blas from their respective starts in Key West and Martinique. A cruising leg will take place, giving them time to explore the …

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First Atlantic Odyssey II boats arrive to a warm Martinique welcome

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Belgian yacht Roxy arrived on Saturday 24th January in Le Marin, Martinique at 14:10 local time, 16 days after the start of the Atlantic Odyssey II in La Palma. They are the first yacht of …

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Blue Planet Odyssey on the move

Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey tracking map

The Blue Planet Odyssey and Pacific Odyssey boats are on the move again. The tracking map might look complicated, but it means all our boats are slowly converging… …

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Last Atlantic Odyssey Boat Arrives Safely

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Cocojet III has arrived safely in Le Marin in Martinique after a dramatic crossing that saw skipper Nicholas Hauzy having to be taken off the boat in the middle of the ocean after severely …

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First Atlantic Odyssey Yachts Cross Finish Line Together

The Larrikin and Mahe 3 cross the line together

The friendly spirit of the Atlantic Odyssey showed itself again today as the first boats to finish, Mahe 3 and The Larrikin, decided to cross the finish line together at 09:00 local …

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Atlantic Odyssey detour to the Arctic

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A sleek green ketch flying the Australian flag made its way slowly into Dundas Harbour and dropped anchor close to us. Standing out on its lifelines was a white banner with a large number …

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European Odyssey meets Atlantic Odyssey

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Robin and Jen – s/v Sephina

Atlantic Odyssey participants, Robin and Jen from the yacht Sephina are making their way down to Lanzarote.

While in La Coruña, they introduced themselves to the European Odyssey …

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Atlantic Odyssey citizen science reaps rewards

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An immature Masked Booby, photographed by Asia and Aranya BECK (ages 11 and 10) on sv MOXIE, documented that species hundreds of miles east of the Caribbean on the open ocean.

 

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Cian's Atlantic Odyssey crossing preparations

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Cian on s/v SELKIE writes back to his class periodically as part of SELKIE school. He sent us his log for the Arrecife Pre Atlantic preparations (Atlantic Odyssey I – Lanzarote-Martinique)

Cian …

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ARGO's blog

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Emily and her husband Darvil at the Atlantic Odysey Welcome Party in Lanzarote

Emily Hamilton (s/v ARGO) created a lovely blog to document their Atlantic Odyssey trip. Have a look!

Adventures of Argo A …

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Blue Planet Odyssey participant takes scientists for a sail

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Rick Lumpkin is at the wheel, Pablo Aguilera in the middle and Shaun Dolk on the starboard side of the boat.

On Sunday last, Blue Planet Odyssey participant Pablo Aguilera took Dr. Rick Lumpkin, …

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