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We just transported…

… our Open60AAL in the Shipyard. But as we do not want to waste time, we started already to verify the deck hardware. A nice detail of this job is, that there is always a reason to see our friend …

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Back in the shipyard…

… is our Open60AAL now for a few hours with the professional help of the team of the travel lift from the CCI Vendée and the team of Yacht Care Services. Now we are looking forward to start with our …

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One thing is done…

… today we dismasted our Open60AAL Innovation Yachts and just after the rush-hour we pushed our mast through the whole commercial harbor and along the marina back to our shipyard. Thanks a lot to our team, some great volunteers from …

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Teamwork at the Vendée Globe pontoon…

… this time to pack and transport our sails back in the hangar before we take off the mast next week and bring our Open60AAL Innovation Yachts back in the shipyard. Big thanks to Team Manuel Cousin, Team Arnaud Boissières …

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Back in Les Sables d’Olonne…

… we started with the organization of the equipment of our Open60AAL and the menu for the crew until the end of the year 😉 In less than 2 weeks we will lift the yacht out of the water and …

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The second of three days in Austria…

… and of course several appointments with media were also an important part of it. Today there was a very special one, the biggest Austrian Newspaper gave me the opportunity to relativize the discussions about Greta Thunberg’s unsuitable decision to …

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Dear Followers,

sorry for one week of silence but I am with Marion on a „ten days land turn“ to meet partners and fix the time and project planning from right now until the end of 2020 Of course I keep you …

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The wave of frustration…

… is gone and we are working fully motivated on the organization to dismast our Open60AAL on September 10th and to bring her back to our shipyard for the winter. After we will have the yacht indoor so we will …

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Time for repairs on Open60AAL

It’s Monday, let’s see how the repair is going on the Open60AAL. The team has been working on fixing the pulpit. Yet another final welding is needed to reposition the ring on the front. The painting on the bow is …

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Breaking records demand boldness and perseverance

Many skippers have tried to break records and have failed before reaching their goal. French skipper Jean Luc Van Den Heede on his 85’ Adrien had three vain attempts before breaking the record for solo and non-stop sailing around the …

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