Category Archives: Greenland 1st

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The Ocean Research Project (ORP) sails for science, education and exploration in order to direct the sustainability of the oceans. they serve scientific and academic communities by providing worldwide alternative affordable and environmentally benign oceangoing data collection platforms. They approach each project like histories great pioneers in ocean exploration, under sail with a small committed…
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Expedition Greenland I

June 24, 2015 They say the hardest part of winning a race is getting to the start line. The only thing we are racing is the melting pack ice but damn it was difficult to get this expedition off the ground. For starters we have an older steel boat, abused by previous owners, rotten, rusty,…
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A Gale or a Lobster?

July 1, 2015 We were heading for Newfoundland and wound up in Nantucket. The first time I sailed alone across the Atlantic in 2008 I was heading for Iceland and wound up in England. In my defense I had a late start in 2008 and then got nailed by tropical storm Christabel in nearly the…
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The Push to Greenland

July 8, 2015 When we left the Delaware Bay I was planning on taking a more offshore route to Newfoundland, similar to the route I took in 2011 when sailing around the Americas. Poseidon had a different plan in mind and so we had to adapt. Certainly never thought we’d be stopping in Sydney Nova…
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