At work

Vernadsky Research Station, Galindez Island Another long day, but marked by a good mood: Angelique II has no problem in going back to warm latitudes counting only on herself....

Posted on Feb 19, 2016


Angelique II at risk

Vernadsky Research Station, Galindez Island I'm laying in the saloon, I decid to spend the night here, to check our anchor. I activated both radar and anchor alarm to rest a little...

Posted on Feb 19, 2016


Vernadsky Research Statiom

Vernadsky Research Station, Galindez Island Vernadsky is an "all year round station", meaning a research station running 12 months a year and not just the summer months like most...

Posted on Feb 17, 2016


Spells of the South Pole

Vernadsky Research Station, Galindez Island After the yesterday long night, we decided to set sail a bit later on in the day to allow few hours more of rest. By 12:00h the anchor...

Posted on Feb 16, 2016


Port Lockeroy, the Theme Park of Antarctica

Port Lockeroy, Wincke Island It is three o'clock in the morning and finally the roar of the wind has stopped and with it the fear of losing the anchor and "go to rocks". Now only...

Posted on Feb 15, 2016


Gigantic Iceberg

Port Lockeroy, Wincke Island Yesterday night passed without surprises, the wind as expected fell completely, letting us enjoy a well-deserved, short rest. In fact, we wake up at 4...

Posted on Feb 14, 2016


The missing anchorage site

This morning we woke up at 7:00h, we had breakfast and immediately after hoisted our sails. More than 70 miles of navigation awaited us to reach our next anchorage, Mikkelsen...

Posted on Feb 13, 2016


The Spanish Cousins

Port Foster, Deception, South Shetland Island Despite the 4 degrees C° in the cabin, today's awakening has been greeted by a clear sky and a distant sun that peeks out from the...

Posted on Feb 12, 2016