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Twenty-seven years ago Bernard Moitessier left us: today the last episode of the podcast on his life

Today, June 16, 27 years ago, departed what is universally considered the ultimate romantic navigator, Bernard Moitessier. It is no coincidence that today saw the release of the latest installment of Fabio Berio’s fine podcast on his story, “Noise of …

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Fifty years ago, Moitessier discovered that sailing gives happiness and saves the soul

It was 1969 when at the Golden Globe Race (the first nonstop solo round-the-world race) “philosopher sailor” Bernard Moitessier decided to abandon the race to continue on to Polynesia “to save his own soul.” A gesture of revolt against the …

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