Monthly Archives: August 2011

Backup Blog Admin Needed

Hi everyone, Mike here.. I’m going to be out of connectivity for a couple of weeks. I don’t want any incoming posts from Matt to sit in my inbox while I’m gone – so would anyone of you regular commenters … Continue reading

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South!

So, I was delivering a boat (Godspeed) to Antigua with Simon Edwards and Tag (Al Hunt). I was telling Tag about this idea I had during my second single-handed trans-Atlantic. I was thinking about tying to start a non-profit in … Continue reading

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Alaska

You know when your girl is really mad at you, angry looking and yelling. Even though she’s mad I can’t help but think, man you look sexy. I could never say this because it would just make things worse. The … Continue reading

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Amundsen gulf (Go west young man)

The Arctic must of read my last blog entry because it got a lot colder. The wind picked up out of the east which is great but it brought the fog, rain and colder weather with it. After Rae strait … Continue reading

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Rae Strait

Things have been going well since Peel sound. Half way down Peel I came across a massive number of seals, birds and narwhals (Peel sound marine party). I’ve been seeing a lot of seals since Lancaster sound, they keep there … Continue reading

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Lots of Photos from Matt!

Matt & I have been working through some technical issues regarding the file size of his photos. Thankfully we’ve found a way for him to make the file sizes small and retain the photo quality. After this improvement he sent … Continue reading

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Barrow Straits

South of me lies the pack ice. Historically the early explorers had few problems making it this far into the passage – but south or west of here is when it went wrong. I entered Lancaster sound on the same … Continue reading

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Lancaster Sound

Croker bay was a very interesting experience, the mountains look like something you would see in southern Utah or northern Arizona – very desolate. The mile wide glacier at the end of the bay is constantly making icebergs, some are … Continue reading

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Northwest Passage

I’m very excited to be here. Today is also my 50th day alone at sea. I haven’t been this close to land in a while. Your probably wondering why I’m drifting around in some fjord. I’m in Croker Bay, it … Continue reading

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75 North!

75.22.410n Well I’ve sailed about as far north as possible. I’ve actually sailed off of my Garmin chart plotter’s map and doing so has freaked it out and my whole screen has turned yellow. Once I get below 75 north … Continue reading

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