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The 19th of February

Door: Sarah Gerats

The Drake is a bit of everything this time. There are moments we are laying in the sun, out on deck, inquiring with Amelke if she has cider on board – less than twelve hours later we are healing so much all...

The 13th of January

Door: Anonymous

That evening when we came back to the ship a piece of ice, estimated to weight well over a ton, was hanging form the main course yard on port side. We could write about this tradition – how we one year on...

The 9th of February

Door: Anonymous

Somehow the land always comes as a surprise. We know it is here, it has been known for 200 years by now, and even before that, before it had ever been seen it was known. Antarctica is the only continent that...

The 5th of February

Door: Sarah Gerats

Is writing that the calm evening cruise feeling will change, like I did last time, is that tempting faith? Off course it is not. The Drake does exactly what he wants and we can not influence the weather, we...

februari 2020

The 15th of February

Door: Sarah Gerats

That evening when we came back to the ship a piece of ice, estimated to weight well over a ton, was hanging form the main course yard on port side. We could write about this tradition – how we one year on...

The 11th of February

Door: Sarah Gerats

The nice thing writing a trip log is that through describing the days, everything becomes fantastic - independent from pouring rain, very strong winds, and the intense smell of the penguins. Things are exciting,...

The 6th of February

Door: Anonymous

Somehow the land always comes as a surprise. We know it is here, it has been known for 200 years by now, and even before that, before it had ever been seen it was known. Antarctica is the only continent that...

The 2nd of February

Door: Sarah Gerats

And so we make our entrance to the Drake again – in the evening sun under sail, the water calm and a  dolphin our two showing up alongside – we almost reach the point where we untie our deck chairs...

Everything Ice

Door: Mani

In the silence of the night, through many storms I steer; so I could light bonfires on the mountain tops.”   Iranian folk song   And thus it was that we reached beyond the southern high...

januari 2020

A record Drake and sighting land

Door: Anonymous

For about three days now we have been moving over the Drake as fast as we could – with the breath of the low pressure in our neck and sails, we were using all possible power to keep up the speed. And we...