Posts by Jet

Mirages of ice and land

something strange going on with the horizon. It seems like a band of fog or different colour sky is in between the horizon and the water. And in this band, things seem to be floating

Cleared in and ready to go

so many different stories and experiences it was very nice to listen to. Some had spoken to the locals and told stories of the history of the Inuit’s here. Other know more about the bio diversity and told us of footprints of a polar bear spotted ju

Pond Inlet for orders

Pond Inlet for orders

. Could it be, that the first sea life we see in Canada is a female Narwhal? We got excited, but the spouts had disappeared again

THE PERFECT PICTURE!

THE PERFECT PICTURE!

'look at the portside, the light on the mountains is amazing'. Again THE PERFECT PICTURE! Pink and lilac is reflected of the ice and snow on the mountains of Baffin Island.

The compass has gone completely koekoek

The compass has gone completely koekoek

the Tecla is turning in a wide angled turn and is nearly 180 degrees off her course, but the compass keeps pointing at the same course..

Sailing across Baffin Bay #5

Sailing across Baffin Bay #5

And we are off with a nice speed. Averaging between 6 and 7 knots with a course pointing at Baffin Island. Weather reports show that this wind will

And we are off! #4

And we are off! #4

doing dishes or turning the vegetables will soon be every bodies favourite job, as we can then get out of the cold and into the warmth below decks.

Flight of the snow bunting

Neqajaq is the Inuit name for the wind that blew us across the Greenland sund. In winter this wind brings...

Adventure

Adventure  is a form of bad planning. At least, according to Roald Amundsun… I don’t always agree with this great...

Hornstrandir, its a treat

Last week was our first week sailing around in Hornstrandir Nature reserve. A sailing area that speaks to the imagination....