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Docked in Fukuoka, the Tara team has been lent a car by Renault Nissan, official supplier during the Japanese stopovers

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he public will be welcomed aboard Tara during 8 stopovers in Japan

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Volunteer Akisa assists Taranauts during visits aboard

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Tara is pursuing her mission of educational outreach with children in Japan

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Biologist Flora Vincent introduces school children to Tara using drawings by Maki, artist-in-residence aboard

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Hiroyuki Ogata from Kyoto University giving a speech to local press

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Mission Chief and Scientist, Didier Zoccola, answer press questions in Fukuoka

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Maki’s notes, artist aboard Tara, collecting informations for her next work

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Artist Maki living aboard Tara, hard-working during press release

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Tara docked in Fukuoka Japan

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Arrival of Tara in Fukuoka, Japan

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Tara arriving in Fukuoka Japan

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Tara in the Kanmon Passage on the way to Fukuoka Japan

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Crew lowers the sails as we exit the wind window in transit to Fukuoka, Japan

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Tara headed into 3-4 meters and 35 knots wind on the way to mainland Japan

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Rigging Tara's sails in the calm before the next storm

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Scientist Flora Vincent shaking her 1,801 sample bottle of this leg of the expedition

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First Mate Nicolas Bin adjusting the sail at the front of the Tara schooner as waves crash over the bow enroute to Fukuoka Japan


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Scientists Flora Vincent and Guillaume Bourdin take an iron sample during the 5 day passage to mainland Japan


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Viewing the NOAA weather charts and contemplating the rough voyage ahead for Tara to reach Fukuoka (Japan)


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Deck Officer Francois Aurat wrapping the line sail around the winch

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