"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

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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Sailing

"After 15 years traveling the oceans on my charter sailboat and on my large racing multihulls, 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 I have haunted and that always attract me with the same force! "

Since 1978 Guy Delage imagined and constructed or built extraordinary sailboats, fast and resourceful, with whom he traveled the world. Today's ecological construction of "Dagda" is the latest project launched in 2006.

You will find here the description of each of sailboats that Guy Delage was the inspiration and who rocked. Everyone of them was at its time, the projection of his ocean experience.

 

 

2006 – building of the 65 ft sailing boat Dagda
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Dagda is a new generation sailing boat able to cover all the world’s oceans, at high speed with a large autonomy and enough accomodation for 8 people...

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2002 - The catamaran Itzamma
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"Itzamma is a cruising catamaran built on plans of naval architect Erik Lerouge. This fast and comfortable sailboat has sailed the Caribbean for several years before being sold in 2006.

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1985 - The proa Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon
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The proa "Montpellier Languedoc Roussillon" built in 1985 using composite construction techniques and advanced revolutionary rigging which was used this 2010 year by american boat BMW- Oracle in the Cup.

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1982 – The proa Rosières
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In 1982, the proa "Rosieres is built using all modern technologies. Many difficulties settings and several errors of Ollier the designer resulted in failure.

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1980 - The proa Funambule
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The proa "Atlantic"  Funambule was the first composite building"Amator" done by Guy Delage.

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1978 - The monocoque Salamandre
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The monocoque Salamander 12 meters long, built in 1978 in yards Pouvreau.

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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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