FONDATION ANTINÉA – JOURNAL DU LARGEText : Sabina FoethPictures : Sabina Foeth, Giulio Genoni, Jacques Mezger 1/ In the Baltic Sea the crew of Fleur de Passion gets a chance to experience how much seals love to play. 2/ Léo is following a pilotwhale in the Gibraltar Straight. Quite an achievement !
3/ There is always something to get busy with on a sailing boat. 4 / Fleur de Passion has left the warm waters of the Mediterranean and is now navigating in the Atlantic Ocean.5/ No, this is not an invasivespecies! We visit our partnerOceanopolis in Brest andbenefit of a tour around theirgreat aquariums.
6 / Fleur de Passion spendsthe week in Kiel for one of thelargest regattas in the world.We are not competing butsimply enjoying the view ofso many great tallships.7 / A group from Cargill, oursponsor, on board for a day inBrest8 / Over 2000 miles ofnavigation, largely under sail,to get from theMediterranean to the BalticSea9 / The group from Trajetsmiling again after 3 veryuncomfortable days againstwind and the swell of theChannel10 / We have the immensejoy of seeing orcas in theGibraltar Straight
11/ Storm in theWadden Sea. Scientistswith the dinghy nearmusselseed collectorsnets.
12/ Amsterdamatmosphere duringthe SAIL 201013/ Event with oursponsor Cargill inLondon14/ Our skipperSébastienhelming at theparade inAmsterdam15/ Erica andMarleen our greatliaison officiersduring the SAILAmsterdam16/ A TV on boardwhich brings us livepictures of theunderwater camera.We are looking forcrepidula !17/ A great gannetfollowing Fleur dePassion
18/ Near the Isle ofWight. Launchingthe camera to filmcrepidula19/ Sailing backtowards France20 - 21/ And morework, Yffig andStéphane reparingpulleys22/ We meet thebeautiful« Recouvrance » sailingtowards St Malo23/ Fleur de Passionunder the famousTower Bridge waitingto pass the docks to StKatherines.
24/ A little lecture onmarine wildlife forthe boys from theFoyer de Chevrens.