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Vendée Globe | They Are Off To Sail The Everest Of The Seas

  The 29 skippers sailing around the world are now already two weeks at sea and are currently in the South Atlantic Ocean. Time to look back at the day of the start: Happiness, emotion and a cheering crowd. What an amazing atmosphere in the town of Les Sables d’Olonne at the West coast of […]

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Preparations For A Non-Stop Solo Round The World Race

  This is the toughest competition in ocean racing and definitely also one of the toughest sports event on the planet: The Vendée Globe. Since its creation in 1989, only 72 sailors have managed to finish this yacht race which starts every four years from Les Sables d’Olonne at the West coast of France. The […]

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Sailing Through A World Heritage Site

  Making use of wind power to travel around and discover new places is a priori a quite special leisure activity.  However, the time spent on the boat might turn even more special and exciting if you choose an exceptional sailing spot. The so-called Wadden Sea along the Dutch coastline in central Europe for instance […]

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Have You Ever Sailed To London?

This is possibly the most adventurous way to get to London in the 21st Century… “In a journey, what really matters is the starting point and the destination” – Well, that is a quite controversial statement in the context of travelling: In fact, some argue for the prime importance of the destination and neglect the […]

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sailing around Denmark on a pogo 40

Sailing Around Denmark On A Pogo 40

“POGO” – The name might sound inconspicuous or even funny, but among sailors, the word “POGO” is instantly associated with very fast, high performance offshore sailing. In fact, the French shipyard Pogo Structures is famous for its fast sailing boats, which are present in numerous offshore races worldwide – not to forget the notorious Rolex […]

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preparation for an outdoor adventure

Preparations For An Outdoor Adventure

  Going on an outdoor adventure requires preparation and planning in advance. Taking an offshore sailing trip as an example, here are 10 pieces of equipment that you should take with you including some ideas how to protect your material in humid environments and how to keep everything together 1 – ACTION CAMERA They are […]

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