Southern Hemisphere - Log 1:

From the plane window Salvador looks like a South American paradise city with the buildings perched on the top of steep hillocks, with lush foliage tripping down the side to empty green valley bottoms.  There appeared to be hundreds of these... (Read More)

Southern Hemisphere - Log 2:

Three days at sea and spirits are still high. With regular sightings of whales, fishing boats, container ships gas rigs and changes in sail configurations to try and catch... (Read More)

Southern Hemisphere - Log 3:

As predicted in the last log we are now heading south towards the Falkland Islands having stopped off at  Rio de Janeiro to refuel on diesel, food and a bit of ... (Read More)

Southern Hemisphere - Log 4:

Well hope does spring eternal, the expected low, along with the winds, hit us Monday and increased through the night and into the following morning.  We have been enjoying sailing at speeds in excess... (Read More)

Southern Hemisphere - Log 5:

From sending the last blog the crew of Discoverer have experienced their first Gale and as one would expect from such a fine crew they have coped more than admirably.  It has been an intensely tiring, hard and trying time for... (Read More)

Southern Hemisphere - Log 6:

This afternoon we landed at Stanley in the Falklands, accompanied in by a pod of dolphins playing under our bows for the best part of 2 hours. After surviving the... (Read More)

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