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

"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


"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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November 8, 1952: Born in a small village south of the Aisne: Saint Germain Bézu

Summer 1956: Successful Debut in swimming

Summer 1965: Start of a passion for sailing

1971: Patent status of MNS and monitor sail crossing of the sleeve alone and unattended

1973: Military service in the Marine Le Conquet-Ushant to the palm alone and unattended

1975: First transatlantic crossing under sail as skipper

1976: Purchase of "Ras le bol" a 12 m yacht "Caribbean dream"

1500 hours snorkeling and spearfishing

1978: Design and construction of Salamander sloop 12 m 1st trans-oceanic race: the "Route du Rhum"

1980: Design construction prao Tightrope start flying glider

1981: New York Brest with the proa "Metabo Oceans"

1982: La Rochelle - New Orleans with the proa "Lestra Sport
Death of father
Construction of proa "Rosieres"
Sinking of the proa Rosieres departure of "Route du Rhum"

1983: Conveying a large ketch between the Balearic and Los Angeles

1984-1985: Construction of proa "Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon"

Démâtage de "Montpellier-Languedoc-Roussillon" et arrêt de l’opération

Pilot's aircraft and microlights

1986: Dismasted for "Montpellier-Languedoc-Roussillon" and stop the operation

1987: Creation of an ultralight flight school in Millau

1988: Organizing a rally on ULM hydro lakes of Aveyron
Organizing an exhibition of ultra light aircraft in Millau

1989: 2nd edition of the "Translacs"

1990: Preparing for "The Road Mermoz" in ULM

November December 1991: Nantes - Recife in ULM

1992-1993: Preparation of crossing the Atlantic by swimming and drifting

1994-1995: "Oceans" islands of Cape Verde to Barbados at swimming and drifting

1996-1997: Preparation of "Mission Oxygen"

1998: Creation of "Mission Oxygen" Sinking of Ocean Observing

1999-2002: Construction of the catamaran Izamma

2000: Creation of "Wonderful mad sailors" in Saint-Raphael Suite de la construction du catamaran Following the construction of the catamaran

2002-2006: Caribbean cruise with catamaran Itzamma

2006: Construction of the monohull Dagda
Construction of a hydro ULM

November 2009: Filing a patent on the ventilation of yachts

Mai 2010 : skipper of a catamaran from Saint Martin to Tahiti



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.