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At the Edges of the World

By: Roger Davies

A deep physical booming woke me in my bunk. For a moment as I emerged from a dream, it was as if some Grendel, a manifest monster, was trying to enter my waking world.  It was a pounding on the steel structure of our ship...

Embarkation day in Port Stanley

By: Jordi Plana Morales

The embarkation day welcomed us with better weather than last couple of days. Even the sun broke through the clouds for part of the journey. Fact that allowed some of us (who have been on board from Montevideo, where our...

Sea-Beard - a poem

By: Roger Davies

My beard is one of distinction, the only beard that I can caress It started in Montevideo, And now it’s just reaching its best.   Like Klaas our captain and skipper, It’ll grow till it...

Holding ground under two anchors

By: Jordi Plana Morales

We experienced all the typical weather situation of a Low Pressure System passing over us. Early in the morning strong NE-ly winds blow over the whole area, gusting about 30kn, leaving afterwards a quiet afternoon when the...

Amazing day of sailing

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Work on deck started early today. Just after 05:00 AM we left Ship Harbour and New Island behind, first using our engines, but soon setting sail to make our way Northwards to Jason Islands. There we plan to check the...

November 2017

A New Place to Dream

By: Roger Davies

Many of us aboard report they are experiencing vivid dreams while asleep on this voyage. Perhaps the movement of the ship triggers one’s sleeping imagination. Perhaps the new sensations of our waking hours catalyse...

A warm welcome at Carcass Island

By: Jordi Plana Morales

The increasingly windy night, as we barely hold our ground at anchor in the north side of Saunders Island, didn’t augured a good chance to land there this morning. And indeed, despite the sunny weather, gusts over...

Spectacular landings

By: Jordi Plana Morales

After a quiet night, we were ready this morning for our first visit ashore. Yesterday we sailed pass the sheer cliffs over the raging seas sea on the exposed West side of this so called “New Island” while the...