[Vision2020] Explorers Navigate Northwest Arctic Passage Open Due to Low Ice

Ron Force rforce2003 at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 9 17:11:02 PDT 2010

Ted, yacht voyages in one season through the Northwest passage are becoming 
relatively common, if still somewhat difficult. Nine private yachts did the 
passage in 09. Paul Allen's Octopus, a 413 foot yacht, is on the passage now. 
It's by far the largest private yacht to make the trip-- most are 40-70 feet 

Ron Force
Moscow ID USA

From: Ted Moffett <starbliss at gmail.com>
To: Moscow Vision 2020 <vision2020 at moscow.com>
Sent: Wed, September 8, 2010 3:23:11 PM
Subject: [Vision2020] Explorers Navigate Northwest Arctic Passage Open Due to 
Low Ice

Russia's Peter I yacht aims for record with Arctic voyage 
The Russian yacht Peter I will try to set a new record in 2010 by attempting a 
round-the-world voyage through the Arctic Ocean during the summer-fall season, 
the captain said on Thursday.
The icy route will take the vessel through the northern seas of Russia, the 
United States and Canada without the help of ice breakers. Eight crew members, 
including one woman, have been modifying the 18-meter long steel hull since last 

Yacht accomplishes Arctic Sea Route, sails on to circumnavigate the North Pole
September 8th, 2010 
Sailing toward the Passage
Vision2020 Post: Ted Moffett

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