Catana 40

Oceanus, a transat after 30 years, for the first Catana 40

Published on 01 april 2016 at 0h00

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“Our cruise began with Madeira, then the Canaries and the Cape Verde Islands. Next we crossed the Atlantic, in December, taking 15 days to reach Martinique, where the whole family was reunited for Christmas. We spent the next five months exploring the West Indies, from Grenada to the BVI. At Rodney Bay in St.Lucia, “Oceanus”, the first Catana, had a chance meeting with “Père Jo”, which is none other than Outremer number one! An historic moment, where these two pioneers had no choice but to pose for posterity, confirming the longevity of these boats which are now seen as the fore-runners of daggerboard catamarans. At the end of May we left St. Martin for the return Atlantic crossing. During our passage to the Azores, which ...

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