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Successful offshore test…

… to the Azores. Together with Lionel and Max we have been a great crew! We sailed about 1,600 nm despite very capricious weather conditions successfully. Thanks to all supporters, especially to Armando, the chief of the marina in Horta!


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The weather…

… is quite variable 🌬🌦. The last days we had quite a lot of wind, since yesterday it’s more pleasing and the wind will drop again during the next hours. Lionel and Max are well and enjoying, so as I, …

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Everybody is doing well on board!

We spent two first sailing days on board of our Open60AAL Innovation Yachts ⛵️ – they were great and without nameable damage or failure ✅. The crew is happy and enjoying the ocean 🌊 🙂 !


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Off to the Azores…

… Norbert, Lionel and Max left Les Sables d’Olonne under perfect weather conditions – the sun came back after a few stormy days ;). During the next days on the way to the Azores they will test our Open60AAL Innovation …

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TV Vendée…

… was sailing with us for the last trials in the bay of Les Sables d’Olonne bevor Norbert will sail to the Azores this Sunday at 11:00 a.m.

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!! Crew member wanted !!

As our hot phase for departure 2.0 starts on Sunday with the prologue to the Azores we are looking for an additional crew member who works with us on the project communication and assists Marion with the back office. Everybody …

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The evening of nautical top athletes…

… took place during the international nautical film festival “Les Ecrans de la Mer” in Les Sables d’Olonne. Norbert had the pleasure to spend the evening with other top athletes from Les Sables d’Olonne: participants of the Olympic Games, of …

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Perfect weather…

… and therefore our friend Arnaud – Team La Mie Câline used the opportunity to sail a few legs in the bay of Les Sables d’Olonne and test several rig and sail configurations. At the same time the Solo Maître …

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Always well surrounded in Port Olona !

The Open60AAL is ready, the crew is dealing with the last details before the first sailing trials. Solo Maître Coq is setting up with already 12 Figaro 3 boats on the pontoon. The Solo Maitre Coq is one of the …

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The solar panels are fixed!

These photovoltaic panels are supplied by our partner, SOLARA. They will be especially useful in the windless areas. In the Arctic or the doldrums, where there might be almost no wind for days, they will be our main energy source …

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