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Raise the head sail....    7 February 2006
As I sit here in the bridge with the laptop, sat phone and digital camera some of the crew are raising the Head Sail. Luis is throwing potato peel over the edge, having peeled a whole bunch for dinner

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Drake Passage    6 February 2006
At sunset last night we motored out of the Beagle Channel and into the notorious Drake Passage, the Mt Everest of the world's ocean voyages. Dolphins cavorted alongside us and the odd lonely albat

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Setting sail    5 February 2006
We are underway! Port, Aft, Starboard, these are a few of the terms we have been learning today as novice sailors. Everyone is getting settled in and the buzz in the air from finally being underway is

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Loading gear    4 February 2006
Another early start today. Checking everyone's gear, packing and re-packing into different types of equipment; boat gear, climbing gear, food (and possibly a few bottles of Argentinean red wine).

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The beginning of the voyage    3 February 2006
Greetings one and all from the end of the earth. Ushuaia, Argentina.
Everyone is here, and slowly getting used to the idea of loading all of our stuff and ourselves on a boat, and bobbing our way

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Antarctic Peninsula Expedition 2006    27 January 2006
The Adventure Consultants Antarctic Peninsula Expedition 2006 is ready to set sail. Team members will meet in Ushuaia, Argentina on February 4. They plan to depart for the Peninsula on the Evohe exped

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