All posts by: Doina Cornell

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St John’s Landfall

Aventura makes landfall at St John’s

However much sailors love being at sea, landfall after a long passage is always sweet. When Jimmy woke me early in the morning of Friday 5th September, I …

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Arctic Bay

The Inuit name for Arctic Bay, Ikpiarjuk, ‘the pocket’, describes this bay best, a deep indent protected on three sides by tall hills. Arctic Bay is located off Admiralty Inlet, on the northern tip of …

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Blue Planet Odyssey Yachts Meet The Cold North

Aventura and Suilven at anchor in Dundas Harbour, Devon Island, Canadian Arctic (Lat 74°31’ N, Long 82°30’W)

On July 24th two yachts met in the cold waters of Baffin Bay at 74°N, a place …

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Introducing Aventura’s crew

Aventura crewTop row: Nick, Nikki, Jimmy and Marianne, Bottom row: Nera, Doina, Emily and Jean-Luc

I’m giving our esteemed captain Jimmy a rest from Log writing today so that I can introduce you …

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