August 6, 2018 - Dispatch from Nanuq: (Mis)Adventures in Svalbard

Repairs on the daggerboard began on 1 Aug

Completed on 6 Aug in Ny Alesund!

“We have seen many arctic animals on our expedition so far. Polar bears, reindeers, walruses… but ones who surprised us most were the belugas spotted at the Recherche Fjord. Their enchanting and distracting dance preluded Nanuq being stranded for 12 hours… with its daggerboard cut in two!”

In Paola Catapano’s latest dispatch, she describes the extraordinary series of events that led to Nanuq’s stranding!

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