NEWSLETTER NO. 21 - 12 JANUARY 2008 - NEW YEAR NEWS FROM ANTARCTICA
Happy New Year from the Pelagic Team in Antarctica!
Pelagic with skipper Alec Hazell and mate Giselle Botha are winding up a 42 day
charter with NHK, Japanese television, filming fur seals and king penguins on
South Georgia. They are due back in Stanley on January 16th and turn around
immediately and sail back to the island.
Fledgeling Great Wandering Albatross does some flight testing
Prion island S. Georgia
They will be working on behalf of the
South Georgia government for February and March supporting a construction team
building an environmental boardwalk over the albatross colony on Prion Island.
Pelagic Australis with skipper Stew Richardson and mate Jessica Hay successfully
brought back their team of 12 British Schools Exploration Society members from
South Georgia mid December.
After a Christmas alongside the famous Micalvi in
Puerto Williams they were joined on the New Year by Skip, crew Ollie Hicks and
the team of Jon Bowermaster’s Oceans Eight Expedition, sponsored by National
Geographic. We are currently on the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula
paddling south to Marguerite Bay. go
www.jonbowermaster.com for the daily updates or see photos below for
progress so far:
John Bowermaster expedition leader with leopard seal
Preparing kayaks Enterprise Island
Deploying kayaks from Pelagic Australis
Loading kayaks alongside Pelagic Australis
Kayak testing Enterprise Island
First Kayak Tour Enterprise Island
Filming for National Geographic
Pelagic Australis in the Lemaire Channel
Trips on offer:
RYA Delivery from Chile to Cape Town May/June 2008 42 days 4 places
This is our best value for money trip that we offer!
Antarctica Feb 09 21 days “Ice with Everything” open
Tierra del Fuego March to April 2009 various
RYA Delivery from Chile to Cape Town May/June 2009 42 days all
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to make an enquiry
"And you, you will come too, young brother; for the days pass, and never return,
and the South still waits for you. Take the Adventure, heed the call, now ere
the irrevocable moment passes!" said the Sea Rat to the Water Rat The Wind in
Skip in the Lemaire Channel