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Monday, August 13

Croker Bay 74˚47′ N, 83˚11′ W 3˚C, Overcast/calm wind & sea 05:30 wake up call.  We are anchored in Croker Bay on Devon Island’s south shore, a kilometre from the glacier that stretches across the end of the bay. It … Continue reading

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Sunday, August 12

Pond Inlet (Mittimatalik) 72˚41′ N, 77˚ W 4˚C, overcast 07:00 wake up  call. We dropped anchor in Pond Inlet, excited to visit our first Canadian Arctic community. Actually, it is the only community we will visit on this side of … Continue reading

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Erebus and Terror Bay 74°42’N  91°45’W -2°C / 28° F Winds west 10-15 knots Overcast skies This exceptional day started when we woke to find we were anchored in Erebus and Terror Bay. Few people can claim to have eaten … Continue reading

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Prince Regent Inlet 89°05’W -3°C /26°F 14 knot winds A 06:30 wake up call announced that a polar bear was spotted on an ice floe off the starboard side! We all trooped up on deck, cameras and binoculars slung around … Continue reading

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Latitude: 69˚52′ N                  Longitude: 99˚16′ W Speed: 3.6 knots                     Wind: 13 knots Temperature: 2˚C (35˚F) During the night, the Vavilov continued up Victoria Strait, along the low coast of the Boothia Peninsula. It turns out to be a day … Continue reading

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Latitude 71˚45′ N       Longitude: 74˚30′ W Speed: 8 knots             Wind: 11 knots Temperature: 0˚C (32˚F) During the night we cruised east along north Baffin Island to Buchan Gulf. The rugged mountains, incredibly, were … Continue reading

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