High-latitude cruising and winter sailing require adequate preparations.
High-latitude charter expeditions offer some of the ultimate cruising adventurers to be had for serious sailors in the most remote regions of the globe.
Intrepid adventurer recounts rounding Cape Horn and circumnavigating Antarctica.
The latest addition to Skip Novak’s Pelagic Expeditions fleet is custom made for Earth’s wildest places.
In a new video, the captain of the sailing vessel Barba discusses plans to set off from Norway with a crew of scientists to search out and study whales and other ocean mammals in the icy waters of the far north.
Modern-day explorers find fantastic adventures on a bareboat charter along the wild west coast of Iceland.
For a pair of cruisers who love to sail and hike in the mountains, Southeast Alaska is the perfect destination.
Bob Shepton has sailed more than 130,000 miles, twice transited the Northwest Passage and has written books about his high-latitude adventures—all in retirement.
A conversation with Norwegian sailor and adventurer Andreas B. Heide
Skipper Matt Rutherford and scientist Nikki Trenholm have an ambitious long-term plan to conduct important climate research in the high latitudes. First they need to fix up their “new” boat.
“You never want to run aground in the dead of night on a lee shore. But we’d been drawn to Shishmaref. It wasn’t a boomtown. Quite the opposite. It was a town going boom.”
A family gets used to life underway again after a two-year hiatus.
A longtime voyager finally learns to fish, and to love it, in the Alaskan wilderness.
A dedicated family turns a Spartan Open 60 into a cruising boat—and heads to the Northwest Passage.
A hardy band of adventurers sails to 81 degrees north, where they are halted by the frozen sea.
A painter and photographer find inspiration in their cruising journeys through the Canadian Maritimes.
Reflections on the Northwest Passage
A family of four settles in and enjoys an easy crossing from Sitka to Kodiak.
The crew of DogBark! makes the tough decision to turn around when the ice conditions prevent a transit of the Northwest Passage this season.
The crew of DogBark! plays a waiting game with the ice and wind.
The journey continues as the crew of DogBark! reaches the arctic circle.
The crew of DogBark! is killing time in Nome, Alaska, waiting for a weather window to continue on to the Northwest Passage.
A perfect weather window allowed the crew of DogBark! to take a small detour to explore the islands of Haida Gwaii.
On the journey north from Seattle, the crew of Dogbark! revisits favorite cruising grounds along the west coast of British Columbia.
This summer, Dogbark!, an Open 60 turned family cruiser, will travel from Seattle to Greenland via the Northwest Passage. Follow along as the crew documents the adventure.