Posts by: Jannette Sluik

Shackleton and Isolde (guest crew)

Shackleton and Isolde (guest crew)

Difficulties are in the end just things which have to be overcome.’  – Ernest Shackleton (1874–1922): The Heart of the.

Spinning of the miles

Spinning of the miles

Thursday 29-2-2024 Scotia Sea 9kn 070 Nothing beats a 200 nm run, except maybe a 201 nm run… Going has.

Sooty Albatrosses and more

Sooty Albatrosses and more

Wednesday 28-2-2024 57’41s 047’57w course 060 speed 7kn With the spectacular departure from Elephant Island still fresh in my mind.

Happy Sunday

Happy Sunday

25-2-2024 Brandsfield Strait Photo: Charlotte bay Sunday breakfast with croissants! Now that is a nice wake up! After a long.

Gerlache Strait

Gerlache Strait

23-2-2024 Gerlache Strait After a moon lite night we woke to a sunny Antarctica. The white mountains radiating in the.

Peltier Channel

Peltier Channel

19-2-2024 Let it snow let it snow There is nothing like a normal land fall at Antarctica. Certainly not this.

Underway under sail

Underway under sail

17-2-2024 62’20S 066’48W sp 5kn course 190 “And so, without tumult and the glamour of leave takings, quietly as the.

Cape Horn

Cape Horn

14-2-2024 After some considerable delay in landing a permit we finally made it to the famous rock at the southrn.

Southern Ocean.

Southern Ocean.

60’26S 067’05W course 345 speed 8kn “And while one world diminished, narrowed and disappeared, before us a new world unrolled.

Gerlache Strait

Gerlache Strait

31/1/2024 Gerlache Strait The Chilean base at Waterboat Point received us rather pleasantly. We were made welcome at the little.