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Dreaming away…

By: Birgita Endert

Seeing South Georgia for the King Penguins was one of my dreams and is now a reality. The last few days I have seen more animals than I ever expected, closer than I ever thought was possible. Being in this part of the world,...

Shackleton walk

By: Jordi Plana Morales

The wind tried to play a couple of tricks during the night but Europa endure the strong gusts under two anchors on good holding ground in front of the legendary Salisbury Plain. In the early morning was time to pick up the...

The Fourth Man

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Blog entry , 26 November 2017, Fortuna Bay, South Georgia.  Roger Davies   The Fourth Man Four weeks into our voyage and we go ashore at Fortuna Bay, in South Georgia. Others will tell of its beauty –...

South Georgia!

By: Jordi Plana Morales

23rd November 2017  Approaching South Georgia we pass by Shag Rocks, having a fantastic sailing day, still rolling on the swell of the Southern Ocean. Arrival to Right Whale Bay during the night   With the...

November 2017

St Andrews Bay

By: Jordi Plana Morales

29th November 2017   ST. ANDREWS BAY. Sailing to Southern South Georgia. The return of the whales and large flocks of birds to the island. Ocean harbour anchorage proved to be good and safe.  Under calm...

COBBLERS COVE-ROOKERY POINT

By: Jordi Plana Morales

28th November 2017   South Georgia. COBBLERS COVE-ROOKERY POINT walk and OCEAN HARBOUR Last night after-party was topped up by strong gusting winds once more. And again Europa has to withstand the blasts under...

Maiviken to Grytviken walk

By: Jordi Plana Morales

27th November 2017    Maiviken to Grytviken walk and visit to Grytviken Whaling Station   Again under two anchors we weather the elements in Husvik Bay overnight. Luckily the sea bottom offers...

Rosita Harbour and Salisbury Plain

By: Jordi Plana Morales

After arriving last evening to Rosita Harbour, we could all enjoy a good sleep. Just a few of us volunteered for anchor watches, much shorter and quiet than the regular sailing watches. Is all about keeping a sharp eye at the...