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  • We are sailing on the Pacific Ocean off the mountainous coast of Chile. The wind is south, around force 6-7, so steering is a strenuous job....

  • Wow, we don't even know where to start. You just fall from one surprise into another. Just sailing through the fjords is an event in ...

  • The Oosterschelde has left Punta Arenas. The area around the Straits of Magellan is still quite flat, but now, exactly on International...

  • Inside the ship, you can hear the waves pounding against the bow and the wind howling through the rigging. Outside the air is...

  • Now that the Darwin leaders are off board, there is more time for maintenance. Much technical maintenance, like changing oil ...

  • One half of the crew is busy with all kinds of chores on deck. As Matu in the picture, for example, is busy resealing a leaking window. ...

  • It always takes some getting used to when you get back on board after a while. And especially if you do so in a place where ...

  • A little earlier than planned, the Oosterschelde arrived in Punta Arenas. Because of a big storm coming in, we had...

  • After our new guest crew came on board in Stanley, we cast off immediately after dinner! Although there was...

  • Over the past few days, we made a short trip around the islands. After a nice first day of sailing, we arrived in West...

  • We arrived in Stanley after a tranquil night at sea, just in time for our final morning before reaching our destination....

  • The day on Carcass went by very fast. Our time here had been very calm, and the morning of departure also brings ...

  • After our day on Weddell Island and another night at anchor, we set sail for the next place to explore. With the winds...

  • We made the first landfall on Weddell Island, the third biggest Island of the Falklands. The drive in the dinghy ...

  • The Falklands. We have arrived and the first colony of penguins is already standing here on the shore looking at us. A few ...