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Off the beaten path

by Noonsite 30 Jan 2023 21:37 UTC
Off the beaten path © Noonsite

Canadian citizens Brent Crack and Mary Bevan, who are currently cruising through the Pacific on their catamaran, report that Rapa Nui (Easter Island) is the most incredible place they have been (so far) on their voyage.

Here they tell Noonsite about their recent time on the Island as the first cruising yacht to visit in over a year.

At the highest latitudes of the southern hemisphere, this is the time of year when ocean voyages are possible. In particular, it is possible to get to Antarctica, and there has been an increase in both commercial and recreational passages in this part of the world in recent years. Even at this time of the year, though, passages in these areas come with significant risks. Ocean Navigator looks at weather windows for crossing the Drake Passage.

At the highest latitudes in the northern hemisphere, expedition yacht Vagabond is overwintering in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, a small group of French islands in the North Atlantic south of Newfoundland. View their blog with great photos here.

This article has been provided by the courtesy of noonsite.com

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