Category Archives: Southern Ocean

Success at Cape Horn

No problem Pelagic…? It seems this statement is true. We have succeeded in making it to the Horn and back again within three days. We are now back in Ushuaia which has been uncharacteristically calm although there are a few … Continue reading

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No problem Pelagic…?

Cape Horn for New Year, and only three days to do it in… sounds unlikely to work. But, so far we are on track! A happy family, just back from meeting the lighthouse-keeper on the Horn. Just need to make … Continue reading

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Sea Lion Island

Pelagic is down at Sea Lion Island for a few days, helping out with some filming, and taking a bit of an expedition away from Stanley, thus keeping the crew out of trouble. Not that we need keeping out of … Continue reading

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Sailing south with the whales

We left Piriapolis on Sunday after a few weeks of sorting Pelagic out following her winter refit. We left with a 10 knot forecast and for the last 48 hours we have had very pleasant motor sailing weather, an ideal … 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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