"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


"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 "



"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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1978 - The monocoque Salamandre
This aluminum monocoque 12 meters long prefigures the generation of modern boats cruise with wide backs . Built in the yards Pouvreau Vix in Vendee. Used for two years in the Caribbean charter.
  • Length: 12 m
  • Width: 4.2m
  • Weight: 6.5 t
  • Sail area: 90 m²
  • Berths: 10

Salamandre was one of the first open cruising boat with wide back. Very fast, he was able to reach peak speeds until 16 knots in a great comfort sensation.

This boat desapeared mysteriously in 1980. He could have been seen by the owner of one of it's 2 sisterships in Turkey 2 years later.

Past: First Route du Rhum

1978: 2nd in class less than 12 meters.



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.