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Just back …

… and Incidence Sails is already taking measurements for the mainsail cover. It will be necessary for next year as the boat will be in the water already four months before the departure.


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The Countdown started for departure 2.0

Norbert Sedlacek has stopped his record attempt and sailed back to Les Sables d‘Olonne. “To sail the Open60AAL is amazing,“ says Skipper Norbert Sedlacek, but there are several details regarding the technical equipment of the yacht which are not tested …

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I’m back, tired…

… and will relax now for a few hours afterwards I’ll report. Have a great weekend, Best greetings, Norbert


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Saturday back…

… in Les Sables d’Olonne. If the wind increases slightly it will be possible for Norbert to enter the channel at 12.00 a.m. otherwise he will has to wait until the next high tide approaches so he will enter the …

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Thanks a lot…

… for your supporting words!!! I’m really pleased when I’m reading them! At the same time they are motivating me to prepare everything optimized for next year!


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Record attempt stopped

Skipper Norbert Sedlacek has decided to stop his record attempt this morning at 10.30 a.m. westerly of Ireland and to come back to the port of departure, Les Sables d’Olonne. “Sometimes it is necessary to take note of the reality …

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Good morning from board!

Every now and then dolphins were accompanying me around the south western part of Ireland. Every time again it’s a nice spectacle and a please to see them swimming with the boat. At the moment it’s raining.


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First message from board:

It was an unforgettable departure yesterday – thank you to everybody who was there in Les Sables d’Olonne and to those who supported me to come there!! The first few hours were quite rough with 50kts of wind which was …

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Successful departure of world record attempt

Today, at 10:18 a.m. local time Norbert started from Les Sables d’Olonne, France to circumnavigate the world SINGLEHANDED, NONSTOP and WITHOUT ASSISTANCE through all five oceans including the Arctic oceans and the Northwest Passage.

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Video ANT ARCTIC LAB by Yacht online

See the video!

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