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Polish Crew to Circumnavigate the North Pole

The 19 ton steel yacht is called Lady Dana, and a Polish team have set sail around the North Pole, including the North West Passage. The seven crew, skippered by Ryszard Wojnowski, range from 16 to 63 years in age, and … Continue reading

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Sail the Northwest Passage on your iPad

So you’d like to sail the Northwest Passage but can’t get away from the office, haven’t got a boat, don’t like cold water sailing? Now here’s the next best thing: You can do it on your iPad! The fabled Northwest … Continue reading

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Four-man Rowing Crew Plans to Conquer the Northwest Passage in 75 days

Kevin Vallely finished his last shakedown cruise Tuesday, rowing a small, four man boat around Burrard Inlet, Vancouver, BC, and now he’s ready for his next really big adventure – transiting the Northwest Passage, one oar stroke at a time. … Continue reading

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Scorpius Breaks Free of Arctic Ice – Heading for Another Record

While Belzebub II, a fiberglass Hallberg Rassy, has just sailed through the McClure Strait, a first for a sailing boat in the Northwest Passage, there are more records being broken in the Arctic as the great melt continues. On Tuesday a … Continue reading

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Belzebub II Breaks Record in the Northwest Passage

They’ve done it! The crew of Belzebub II, a 1976 Hallberg-Rassy Monsun 31, have made it through the most northerly route possible in the Northwest Passage and while they still have challenges ahead, have reached the other end of the most dangerous … Continue reading

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Video of the Week

Amid the icy waters of the Northwest Passage, filmmaker Sprague Theobald attempts to do what few before him have: travel 8,500 miles by boat through some of the most unforgiving waters on earth and survive to share the tale. Sprague … Continue reading

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Rutherford Makes It Through NW Passage in Solo Around the Americas

Adventurer Matt Rutherford, who is attempting to non-stop solo circumnavigate the Americas, has made it through the Northwest Passage, although not without incident. Rutherford reports the following on his blog about his almost capsize in which his mast was in … Continue reading

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Aussie Cruisers Take on Northwest Passage

Sometimes life throws the most interesting curves at us–like an unexpected attempt at navigating the Northwest Passage. Two young Australian cruising sailors have begun a voyage through the Northwest Passage, the alluring passage that has fascinated sailors for centuries and … Continue reading

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