Inaugural expedition: leg #3 from St. Helena to Cape Verde

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Departure for leg #3 of the expedition

The crew of Iris left the island of St. Helena on Friday, January 28 at 4:00 pm (local time) for the third and last leg of the inaugural Blue Observer expedition.

On the program: the deployment of the last 32 Argo profiling floats (out of a total of 95). The itinerary of this stage will lead the crew to Cape Verde before returning to Brest, home port of the sailboat Iris.