Mission accomplished!

Polarquest2018 has successfully completed the circumnavigation of Svalbard on board of sailboat Nanuq

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Mission accomplished!

Polarquest2018 has successfully completed the circumnavigation of Svalbard on board of sailboat Nanuq

Latest News

Mission accomplished!

Polarquest2018 has successfully completed the circumnavigation of Svalbard on board of sailboat Nanuq

Latest News

Mission accomplished!

Polarquest2018 has successfully completed the circumnavigation of Svalbard on board of sailboat Nanuq

Latest News

Mission accomplished!

Polarquest2018 has successfully completed the circumnavigation of Svalbard on board of sailboat Nanuq

Latest News
POLARQUEST 2018

What is POlarQuest 2018?

What is Polarquest 2018?

 EXTREME ADVENTURE

A quest for the wreck of the Italia airship on the 90th anniversary of the crash which made the history of polar exploration.

EXTREME EXPLORATION

Complete circumnavigation of the entire Svalbard archipelago with a sailing boat.

EXTREME SCIENCE

An international team of arctic researchers, today’s explorers of the unknown, looking for answers to some of the greatest enigmas of science, from climate change to the origin of high energy cosmic rays , from measuring the impact of human pollution at extreme latitudes to creating awareness of the micro- and nano-plastic contents in the Artic Ocean.

A MESSAGE FOR THE PLANET

A voyage to the last untouched wildernesses on earth, to convey the importance of the Arctic for our sustainable future.

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Press Release: Polarquest2018: mission accomplished!

Press Release: Polarquest2018: mission accomplished!

 On 22 August 2018, 21:30 local time Polarquest2018’s sailboat Nanuq has successfully completed the circumnavigation of the Svalbard archipelago closing the loop in Isfjord, just outside Longyearbyen, where the Svalbard leg of the expedition started on August 4, logging 1500 nautical miles and reaching the outer boundary of the ice shelf at 82°07 N at 16h50 UTC on August 13.

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