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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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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All our wishes for 2022

All the Blue Observer team wishes you a beautiful year 2022! We thank our partners for their support and their loyalty since the beginning of the Blue Observer project. Stay tuned in 2022! We will soon provide you with information …

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Expedition: stopover in Woods Hole (December 6-14)

Back in pictures on the WHOI stopover Stopover at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution The Blue Observer crew made a stop at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on the east coast of the United States from December 6 to 14. …

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Expedition – Leg #1 from Brest to Woods Hole

Mission accomplished for the 1st leg of the expedition The first stage of the expedition has just been completed. The crew arrived at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Massachusetts, USA) on Monday, December 6 at 9:30 pm (CET time) after 3 …

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Major repairs for an iconic vessel

Last April, the yacht was ferried to Brest (France), its new home port. 6 months of repairs are scheduled to completely rebuild it in aluminum: overhauling the rigging, water outlets, pressure washing, new paint, setting up a dedicated laboratory for …

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