Monthly Archives: December 2013

Happy New Year!

Back in Puerto Williams and the Micalvi (an intentionally sunken ship grounded in the harbour) again has become our local bar. The slightly sloping floors helped ease us back onto land gently and the wood burning stove warmed our cold … Continue reading

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No more spuds!!!!!

Good morning from a quiet anchorage between the Chilean Islands north of Cape Horn. The north easterly winds (rare in this part of the world) left us with very little choice yesterday and we made for a little bay 2 … Continue reading

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Sun sights & Wildlife

I write the blog in almost the same position as we were about two weeks ago, but very unfortunately are heading in the other direction! We have Isla Lennox to port and Isla Nueva to starboard as we begin to … Continue reading

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Getting warmer….ish!!

Its 5 am and the sun has just risen, its the first proper sunrise my watch have seen since the 15th of December, made all the more spectacular for the albatrosses gilding around. We are currently 120 nm south of … Continue reading

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Waving goodbye to Antarctica…for now!

Well it seems that in the last week or so, I’ve gone from a rather reluctant blogger to verging on a regular. This is partially out of necessity today, because the blog is written during the pre-breakfast watch (4 AM … Continue reading

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Christmas messages!

Thankyou all for all the messages. Much appreciated Christmas dinner menu aboard Elinca: Starter: – Mulled Wine – Melon Main Course: – Roast Chicken – Roast potatoes and butternut squash – buttery carrots – broccoli – red cabbage with apple … Continue reading

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Heading North!

Just a quick message from James apologising for the delay, they’ve been busy getting the boat ready to leave, to try and catch a weather window! More messages will follow later or tomorrow. Happy Christmas everyone! Current postion is 64 … Continue reading

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