Between work sessions on board Vagabond and end of year parties, a little visit to Alan and Julien in their deep freezer (Pôle Nord 2012), a few beach games at Aber-Wrac'h... and a kayak trip on 1st January in Morlaix Bay. Meanwhile Ecotroll is sailing through icy canals and is getting close to Lyon, her home port.
Happy New Year to you all!
France, Eric, Léonie and Aurore, invited for a few hours in the deep freezer of ARGEL ! To test their equipment, Julien Cabon and Alan Le Tressoler (Pôle Nord 2012) will spend 8 days in a cold room at -28°C, near Brest. Follow them in direct.
Vagabond's partner since 2004, Océanopolis will project Sous les étoiles du pôle (see the trailier), from December 18th to 31st 2010, in the Yves de Kerguelen amphitheatre (continuous screening, 80 people capacity, included in entry fee).
15:50 : first projection of a previously unreleased film about the 5 winterings of Vagabond in Spitsberg (15min).
16:05 : has sailing in the Arctic become easier ? After two North-East passages (2002 and 2009) et 1,5 North-West passages (2003 and 2010), 4 seasons in Greenland and 5 seasons in Svalbard, experience sharing and analysis of the ongoing evolutions (10min).
Participation in the 50th Paris Boat Show, from Dec 4th to 12th 2010.
Interview of Eric by Pauline Fercot for Tébéo, in the show «La Complète», about the expedition Pôle Nord 2012, at 18:30 from Océanopolis.