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Better late than never…

… Today we received the update from the Canadian government that they will keep their maritime borders closed and definitively gives no permission for trespassing. I feel less mad now about my cancer because the ANT ARCTIC LAB project would …

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Yesterday evening…

… We took the opportunity to take our loyal local nautical supporters out sailing! We enjoyed amazing weather conditions – northwest wind and sunshine. It was the perfect end of the day to clear our minds. The OPEN60AAL proved itself …

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This Year…

… The OPEN60AAL ‘Innovation Yachts’ is in perfect condition but the skipper is not. The PSA test was not ok so I decided to do some additional tests. The result came back clear that my prostate has a little problem, …

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ANT ARCTIC LAB departure postponed to 2021

Regretfully, despite Open60AAL “Innovation Yachts” having successfully completed final sea trials and being equipped ready to go, circumstances beyond anyone’s control have resulted in the ANT ARCTIC LAB project being postponed. Due to the uncertainty brought on by the global …

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Only 10 days to go…

… Until setting sail on the 7-month world first adventure. ⛵️ The weather conditions in Les Sables d’Olonne proved perfect to do the last test out at sea with photographer Christophe documenting the event. The 15-20 knot NW winds positively …

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Prepacked…

… is everything in our shipyard. So therefore, next week we will start to bring 🛒 the first boxes 🧰🛍📦 on board ⛵️ and take care that everything is properly stored and secured. First the mechanical parts🔨🔧, then electronics 📸🎥📞📡⏰🔦, …

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Final preparations are running well, but…

… because of logical reasons we have to postpone the departure date for one week to 19th July 2020 3.00 p.m.

It is like always… you think everything is in time but then you realize something is missing.

By the way the new J1 works perfectly! A big thanks to Dimension Polyant and Incidence for their support!

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It has arrived…

… and is so beautiful 🙂 ! The new J1 ⛵️ for our Open60AAL is not only 30% lighter and better performed… it is just beautiful!
Tomorrow we will do some sea trails.

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Only 30 days to departure…

… on 12th July 2020 ‼️ Because of the Covid-19 and therefore necessary social distancing we have cancel the “fair well party” 🥳🎉. Skipper Norbert Sedlacek and his team are respecting and supporting several activities to protect spreading of the …

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Perfect weather…

… for another sea trail which went quite well. Finally, we are now waiting for a period of light wind to crosscheck all the big foresails and do some final adjustments on the mainsail.