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3rd of March

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Just like yesterday, the fall of the night made us stop the ship and  drift in open waters close to Paulet Island. At daybreak we started the  engines and made our way to the north-eastern shores of Paulet, where...

March 2020

1st of March

By: Jordi Plana Morales

The dark hours of the night came with a NE-ly wind increasing to 20-25kn  and already before midnight it was backing to the northwest. That made  for a bit of challenging sailhandling in the darkness, under cloudy...

29th of February

By: Jordi Plana Morales

After a night of good sea conditions, motoring our way towards the  northern coasts of Elephant Island, we wake up with the full spectacle  of its coasts shining under the early morning sun. It is not often...

27th of February

By: Jordi Plana Morales

We have been enjoying great sailing conditions since leaving the Beagle  Channel behind a couple of day ago, but now, the Low Pressure System  that yesterday was located at our SW,  is quickly catching up...

25th of February

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Strong winds had been blowing yesterday and overnight, sweeping over  Ushuaia and the waters of the Beagle Channel, but today we wake up to a  much calmer morning, though cloudy and menacing rain. Half an...

February 2020

28th of February

By: Jordi Plana Morales

After midnight the wind shifted rapidly, veering to NE and then ENE, increasing to 22-26kn. That made for setting all sails that were still unfurled, that is all squares but the royals, lower and middle staysails and sail...

26th of February

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Good sailing all day, but marked by variable winds, changeable weather  and passing squalls. Fast moving clouds that are usually accompanied by  sudden wind gusts immediately followed by precipitation, making for...

24th of February

By: Jordi Plana Morales

For the last couple of days, Bark Europa has been alongside in the busy  port of Ushuaia and from there we will start our journey tomorrow  morning. We will be out at sea crossing the Drake Passage for a few ...

The 19th of February

By: Sarah Gerats

The Drake is a bit of everything this time. There are moments we are laying in the sun, out on deck, inquiring with Amelke if she has cider on board – less than twelve hours later we are healing so much all...