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Great joy…

… a very big “thank you” 👍 to Yann Surrault who gave me a portrait of our Open60AAL Innovation Yachts⛵️.

This kind of present 🎁 motivates me to push my recovery more powerful forward📈, so that I’m 100 % ready next year for another ANT ARCTIC LAB ⛵️🌎⏱departure.

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We are happy…

… to welcome the first visitors on board of our Open60AAL Innovation Yachts as part of the Vendée Globe 2020 activities here in Port Olona, Les Sables d’Olonne. Furthermore, I’m more than happy that my “winter work”, means our collaboration …

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Off we go…

… tomorrow starts the Vendée Globe race village, just in front of our shipyard. Of course, also our “ANT ARCTIC LAB Open60”, berthed on the ponton of the harbour office will be part of all the race village activities and …

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“Vendée Globe fever”…

… all over Les Sables d’Olonne ! Plenty of people, from all different branches are working on the preparations around the marina, harbour, race village, city… just everywhere to make a great event, even in this difficult situation. All 33 …

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Soon it’s time again…

… to wish “fair winds” 🍀🌬 to the Vendée Globe participants. This year, on 8th November we will wish them all the best from our Open60AAL Innovation Yachts ⛵️.

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Just in time…

… I’m back in Les Sables d’Olonne to see live the preparations of the Vendée Globe race village. It’s a real good feeling! At the same time, I can start to help my team, at least logistically, with our “winter …

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Back home…

Still a bit weak on the feet, but already in “limited office mode”. While I am preparing myself also physically for the trip to Les Sables d’Olonne, our team at Innovation Yachts has already started the “winter work” I announced. …

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The day after…

… Norbert is smiling again thanks to the caring hospital team and the excellent work of the operating doctors and their team. The operation was successful. So now it’s time to regenerate and train again. The Arctic awaits in 2021 …

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Despite Covid sailing interdiction…

… and operation I’m following the situation in the Arctic Sea. As pronounced this year’s season in the North is marked by climate change. The Northwest Passage as well as the sea north of the Russian Arctic islands in the …

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Sorry…

… that there hasn’t been any news for the last two weeks. But as you know, when you have a lot to do then “time flies” … During the last two weeks I organized my operation date in Austria including …

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