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Pole to Pole 360 - World's First Attempt at North South Circumnavigation of the Earth

It’s hard to have the job title professional explorer these days unless you are talking about the cosmos but somehow Mike Horn seems to be pulling it off.   22 more words


Sailboat Racing and a Mysterious Death at Sea

In 1968 nine sailors set out from the British Isles to achieve in sailing what had never been done before:  race non-stop around the world.  Alone. 528 more words



“I had resolved on a voyage around the world, and as the wind on the morning of April 24, 1895 was fair, at noon I weighed anchor, set sail, and filled away from Boston, where the Spray had been moored snugly all winter. 135 more words


New friends, a decision, and a compliment

Leaving behind the delta full of all the fishing bears, Seth and I rowed over to the two rafted tourist boats.  Someone was on the deck of the closest one, so we hailed him and said that Eric (the guide on the beach) had said they might have a good weather forecast and could we look at it?  1,183 more words

Arctic Voyage

8th October: The Big Trip is Over, the Circumnavigation Complete

Wednesday 08/10/2014
Andie writing

It hadn’t felt very long at all until our alarms went and we had to get up again. We had very quick showers and a bite of our AirBnb host’s delicious breakfast. 865 more words

Ua Pou #2

The next day’s activities were to take place in the next village, about four miles west. We motored the boat to their bay, anchored, and headed ashore. 1,056 more words

BPO Part2

Ua Pou #1

Yesterday we sailed the 60+ miles from Tahuata to the island of Ua Pou, and thus from the southern group of three Marquesan islands to the northern group of three. 1,468 more words

BPO Part2