"Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money." american native

"It's not because things are difficult that we don't dare; it's because we don't dare the things are difficult." Seneca

Air

"I do not know if these are the views of Saint Exupery or Mermoz who gave me the desire to know the places they had developed their image and feelings they described in their books ... But need to join Brazil in flight on a microlight led me into one of the most dangerous adventures that I have been given to achieve "

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Sailing

"After 15 years traveling the oceans on my sailboat charter and my big multihull racing, following a trail of 350 000 miles and several dozen Atlantic crossings, I always run to the far horizon curves continue fleeing constantly behind the waves. Atlantic, Mediterranean, Caribbean, Pacific, Indian are all maritime areas that have haunted and that always attract me with the same force! "

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1982 – The proa Rosières

 

Rosieres proa was the first mordern  “pacific” racing proa.

roziere

  • Length: 18 m
  • Width: 21 m
  • Weight: 5.5 t
  • Sail area: 240 m²
  • Construction of Airex foam sandwich, glass, polyester and high-strength aluminum arms glued riveted.
Rosieres, sailboat born evil: the initial structure calculations of the architect Gilles Ollier proved false. The project took as long overdue, requiring a lot of modifications on Ollier previous drawings. The sailboat, because of an autopilot failure and risk-taking following the failure, fold himself back 18 minutes after the start of the Route du Rhum 82. Insurance, anxious to recover the wreckage as quickly as possible, unfortunately destroyed it during the towing.

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Ocean

Ocean "My relationship with water and ocean is truly carnal.”

Born in the depths of the Champagne countryside, nothing predisposed to do that Guy Delage will love the ocean dumping ... yet it is one of them who will make known at 18, crossing the Channel by swimming alone and without assistance...

1973 Le Conquet – Ouessant with fin still alone and without assistance
thousands of hours diving and snorkeling
In 1994, Guy Delage crossed the Atlantic alone, drifting and swimming
In 1998, he embarked on a voyage across the Indian Ocean drifting in a passenger submarine to 7 meters depth.

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