DISASTERS AND TRAGEDY…

When we talk about our adventures, especially with people who dream to do the same voyage themselves, we use to say that a circumnavigation along the tradewinds is relatively easy, and that the most difficult problem to solve is to organise things in such a way to be able to stay away from home for a long period of time. … Continua a leggere

CAPE HORN AND VICINITY…

No, we did not sail around Cape Horn on Shaula3, but we had the opportunity to sail along the Magellan and Beagle channels on a small ship on which we later went down to Antarctica. So, no great adventure to boast about, but nevertheless an interesting trip in an area which is the mariners’ equivalent of Mount Everest, and perhaps … Continua a leggere