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Motoring our way north

By: Jordi Plana Morales

For four days Europa has been enduring the wild waters and winds  motoring in a cloudy and foggy Drake Passage. Crossing the wide band of  the Polar Front, we find ourselves in the Sub-Antarctic temperate ...

A great farewell to our Antarctic landings

By: Jordi Plana Morales

From our scenic anchorage at the glaciated bay between Goudier and  Wiencke Islands, early in the morning Europa heaves anchor and starts  her way on what will be our last day of activities in Antarctica...

The southernmost area reached on our trip

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Yesterday’s excitement of traversing the Lemaire Channel and the visit  to the Ukrainian Station of Vernadsky, ended up with an enjoyable night  at anchor. As hours passed by, the clear skies became overcast...

February 2018

Motoring into abating seas and calming winds

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Steady 20kn of NNW winds have been the trend of the morning, after a few  hours of high seas and strong winds during the night. Under these  conditions, Europa motorsails with the Inner jib, Dekzwabber and...

Lemaire Channel

By: Jordi Plana Morales

The good weather we had during last night turned into fog early this  morning. At 06:00, as planned, but with very low visibility, we were  ready to pass the narrow gap at Eclipse Point, sort of the bark...