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Wind and weather changes and shifts

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Drake Passage.  An early start of the day setting sail. A morning of good sailing on fair weather. An afternoon of motoring against the wind under the drizzle and rain. The nice morning under sail continued until...

January 2023

Drake Passage

By: Janke Kingma

Hello all, POS:  61*18,2 S 066*11,3 W COG:  000 SOG:  4.6 WND:  WNW 7-8 bft Lying in your nice warm bunk, rolling, pitching, listening to the noise  of the engine, feeling the ship...

The last landing

By: Janke Kingma

Hello all, POS:  62*51,5 S 066*06,3 W COG:  320 SOG:  6.8 WND:  SW 5 bft Yesterday this time we just left Neko Harbour. The last landing of this  trip. The morning we spend at Port...

January 2023

Drake Passage

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Europa starts facing the open waters off the Antarctic Peninsula on her way to Ushuaia. A day of motorsailing until the fair winds blow in the evening. A fantastic farewell to our activities in Antarctica, a good evening at...

January 2023

Slowly making our way up North

By: Janke Kingma

Hello all, POS:  64*49,3 S 063*29,2 W COG:  At anchor @ Port Lockroy SOG:  0.0 WND:  SSW 3 bft The morning at Yalour Islands was wet. Beautiful, but wet. Raining it  was, and not subtle....

Antarctica

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Port Lockroy (Goudier Island). Neko Harbour (Andvord Bay/mainland Antarctic Peninsula) The narrows of the Peltier Channel lead us to Port Lockroy, an ample bay on Wienke island. Surrounded by glaciers, it accommodates the...

January 2023

Antarctica

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Yalour Islands. Port Charcot (Booth Island). Sailing the Lemaire and Peltier Channels on our way North. Drop anchor overnight at Port Lockroy. Already during the night, Captain was repositioning the ship to the closeby...

Barthelot Islands

By: Janke Kingma

Hello all, POS:  65*17,9 S 064*16,6 W COG:  030 SOG:  4.8 WND:  NNE 3 bft In the morning we approached Barthelot Islands in still 6 Bft winds. The  normal Northern approach was blocked by...

January 2023