Author Archives: David

About David

David Roberts is the skipper of sailing yacht Pelagic, a charter expedition yacht working in Antarctica, South Georgia, the Falkland Islands, Tierra del Fuego and Cape Horn areas.

Falkland Island Charters

In November and December we are offering last minute trips around the Falkland Islands at great rates. The Falkland Islands have a lot to offer so whether you are interested in the wildlife, the conflict or just a holiday somewhere … Continue reading

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Piriapolis

So, after a slightly round-about route, my crew Bertie Whitley and I arrived in Piriapolis to start preparing Pelagic for the season. There will be more on this soon, but for now we are working hard, and looking forward to … Continue reading

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Antarctica 2012

Antarctica in 3D Waiting for 3d So our Antarctic part of the season kicked off in Ushuaia on the 31st December, well was meant to. Our first trip was a 3D film project, trying to illustrate the changes due to … Continue reading

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West Falkland and Ushuaia for Christmas 2011

Port Stephen – walking, Indian village, penguins (rockhoppers, gentoos, magellanics) Departing Stanley and on our way to Ushuaia (for Christmas and to prepare for our upcoming Antarctic Peninsula trips) we had planned a couple of days in hand. We had … Continue reading

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South Georgia 2011

Rosita williwaws Our arrival back to South Georgia was one which is considered to be typical for the island. We rounded Shag Rocks, 100 miles west-north-west of SG in calm weather, 20 knots and a nice long swell, we were … Continue reading

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West bound Transatlantic 2011

So, I am now into my 2011/12 season and I guess it is time to write another email/essay. This season kicked off in Cape Town where we spent the best part of a week finishing the jobs from the refit, … Continue reading

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Tierra Del Fuego and the Beagle Channel 2011

Another couple of months have passed since my last newsletter and it is probably time to check in again. We have just returned from a trip around the Beagle Channels and before that was a second trip to Antarctica. Antarctica … Continue reading

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Antarctica 2011

So, a lot has happened since the last email I sent, a quick summary would be that I have been once again to South Georgia (which does seem a long time ago back in November), we sat out a bit … Continue reading

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South Georiga 2010

So, my first trip is over, what is there to say other than I am bloody lucky! This is fantastic part of the world, filled with interesting people, stunning scenery, and extraordinary wildlife. The whole trip I think we were … Continue reading

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