Monthly Archives: January 2013

Thursday January 31st 2013

Latitude: 50,4,24S Longitude: 74,47,6W Course: 274 degrees Speed: 16.9 knots Status: Day 27 – at sea Notes: Early this morning (around 7.00am) we sailed up to another glacier, called Pio X or Pio Decimo. It was an amazing sight to … Continue reading

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Wednesday January 30th 2013

Latitude: 52,27,24S Longitude: 75,28,30W Course: 339 degrees Speed: 15.5 knots Status: Day 26 – at sea Notes: At around 9.00am the sea state was very rough, with the swell reported as average and heavy. The wind was quite strong, around … Continue reading

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Tuesday January 29th 2013

Latitude/Longitude: 53,10,19S/70,54,15W Course: 0 degrees Speed: 0 knots Status: Day 25 – anchored close to Punta Arenas Notes: If you are checking the latitude and longitude in these details you will see that today we are, as the status confirms, … Continue reading

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Monday January 28th 2013

Latitude: 54,49,0S Longitude: 71,4,0W Course: 300 degrees Speed: 11.5 knots Status: Day 24 – at sea Notes: We are traversing the Beagle channel today, seeing some amazing sights such as glaciers and waterfalls. The views are breathtaking, utterly indescribable, changing … Continue reading

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Sunday January 27th 2013

Latitude: 54,34,24S Longitude: 63,17,12W Course: 196 degrees Speed: 19.5 knots Status: Day 23 – at sea Notes: Despite travelling south again, it has warmed up a little, the skies have cleared and the sea is much calmer. In the distance … Continue reading

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Saturday January 26th 2013

Latitude: 51,38,12S Longitude: 57,38,18W Course: 248 degrees Speed: 8 knots Status: Day 22 – at sea Notes: Our original itinerary for today had included a visit to the Falkland Islands, with various trips including Rockhopper penguins, a tour of Port … Continue reading

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Friday January 25th 2013

Latitude: 44,16,24S Longitude: 56,37,30W Course: 185 degrees Speed: 20.5 knots Status: Day 21 – at sea Notes: It is clear that we are moving south as it is becoming distinctly cooler, whilst the sea is nothing like as calm as … Continue reading

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Thursday January 24th 2013

Latitude: 37,7,0S Longitude: 55,45,54W Course: 186 degrees Speed: 17.1 knots Status: Day 20 – at sea Notes: After the two busy days in Montevideo it was time for a couple of days taking things a bit steady before we reached … Continue reading

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Wednesday January 23rd 2013

Latitude: 34,54,6S Longitude: 50,25,36W Course: 0 degrees Speed: 0 knots Status: Day 19 – docked, Montevideo Notes: After breakfast I met up with One of my dinner-table colleagues and we walked from the ship to the nearby Information Centre where … Continue reading

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Tuesday January 22nd 2013

Latitude: 34,54,6S Longitude: 50,25,36W Course: 0 degrees Speed: 0 knots Status: Day 18 – docked, Montevideo Notes: I was booked on the ‘Steam Train’ excursion. Having learned my lesson from a previous excursion, I ignored the advice given in the … Continue reading

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