Tag Archives: Northwest Passage

Full Circle

Apologies for the lack of postings recently – busy times.  There will be a few guest postings coming up soon to supplement anything I manage to write. Since I was following the Polar Circumnavigation of Børge Ousland and crew in … Continue reading

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Cruising the Northwest Passage

Would you? I would. I’d jump at the chance.  Lottery win required first probably (unless one of those mythical cheques from Big Oil turns up…).   Several companies now offer such cruises and report full bookings (and by the way I … Continue reading

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Northwest Passage Ice Break Up

As the ice parts for passage through the Laptev Sea, on the other side of the Arctic, the Northwest Passage continues to lure and fascinate – me as well as those hoping to transit the passage this year (Previous post … Continue reading

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And into the ice…

Time for another catch up on some of the polar sailing expeditions. Northeastern side first. Previous posts on this are: https://diggingintheclay.wordpress.com/2010/06/27/polar-circumnavigation-voyage-underway/ https://diggingintheclay.wordpress.com/2010/07/31/northwest-passage-ice-treachery/

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Northwest Passage ice treachery

As previously posted I’m following the polar sailing expedition by Norwegian Børge Ousland and crew.  As they head for a first possible encounter with ice in the Northeast passage through the Yugorsky Strait (the Kara Strait is currently closed by … Continue reading

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Polar Circumnavigation by Sail

Sailing the Ice-free Northeast Passage and Northwest Passage around the Pole (at least that is the plan…)

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