End of the maiden voyage

The Blue Observer sailboat has reached Brest, its home port Home sweet home ! 96 days at sea, 56 days upwind, 3 stopovers, 6 crossings of the equator, 4 depressions, 42 starry nights… Iris arrived at the port of Brest, …

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Expedition: stopover in Cape Verde

The crew of Blue Observer reached the island of São Vicente in the Cape Verde archipelago on Tuesday 22 February at 2am (local time) after 24 days at sea from the island of Saint Helena. It is a total of …

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Expedition: stopover in St. Helena Island

Saint Helena, a pearl of a fascinating microcosm During its 9-day stopover in St. Helena, the Blue Observer crew had the opportunity to discover this British overseas territory located in the South Atlantic about 1,900 kilometers west of Namibia and …

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Meet the whale sharks

During the stopover in St Helena, Hugues de Kerdrel, partner of Blue Observer and Eloïse Le Bras, our onboard biologist, had the opportunity to dive with James and Kenickie from the National Trust of St Helena and the people in …

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Blue Observer crew

Expedition Leg #2 – Mission accomplished

The oceanographic sailboat Blue Observer has arrived in St. Helena The French sailing ship Blue Observer has successfully completed this Wednesday, January 19th the second of the three stages of its great oceanographic mission. In 36 days, the crew of …

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