"Men go out into the void spaces of the world for various reasons. Some are actuated simply by a love of adventure, some have the keen thirst for scientific knowledge, and other are drawn away from the trodden paths by the 'lure of little voices', the mysterious fascination of the unknown."
Ernest H. Shackleton

Where are we? Photos


September 4, 2016

[Boreal ABE 2016] N°10, Wednesday 31st August 2016 to Saturday 3rd September 2016, Isafjordur

After sleeping off the rigours of our crossing back to Isafjordur, we all set about the huge task of preparing Boreal for winter. Apart from the obvious cleaning out of the cabins and living space, all sails had to be dried and folded, ropes rinsed and wound, and a multitude of equipment cleaned and stored. Read More …

August 31, 2016

[Boreal ABE 2016] N°9, Tuesday 30th August 2016, Denmark Strait – N67*34′ W22*42′ – to Isafjordur

Although the previous blogger rose early with Guillaume and Greg as they got Boreal out to sea, in the grip of the rising gale she became somewhat indisposed and so handed this blog over to someone more sturdy …. After a windy night at anchor, we left Kap Dalton on Monday morning, 6:30am, with a Read More …

August 30, 2016

Boreal ABE 2016 N°8, Sunday 28th August 2016, Kap Dalton, Amdrup lagoon – N69*25′ W24*07′

Next morning, heading out of Turner Sound we spotted three hump-backed whales – two adults and a calf – moving lazily on the surface. It was fantastic to see them blowing water high in the air and raising their huge tails as they dived deeper. We followed them in the fjord for some time. It Read More …

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