Crossing the Arctic Ocean

A team of frenchmen is going to try to make the entire traverse of the Arctic Ocean during the summer months. A special catamaran has been built for this unique adventure.


Below are all the news we published about the Crossing the Arctic Ocean expedition

  • Back home

    Published on 21.08.2011

    Sébastien Roubinet and Rodolphe André have touched land on 12 August arriving at Prudhoe Bay/Deadhorse. Their attempt of crossing the Arctic Ocean during the summer months is now over.

  • End of the try for Ti Babouche

    Published on 06.08.2011

    Sébastien Roubinet and Rodolphe André had to give up their try to cross the entire Arctic Ocean during the summer months. Too many technical setbacks on the way.

  • Learning about chaos

    Published on 23.07.2011

    The two frenchmen have a hard time aboard Ti Babouche. First they have to negociate ice chaos, second they do not meet enough open waters.

  • Sailing full North

    Published on 14.07.2011

    Catamaran Ti Babouche and her two sailors have finally departed for the great adventure : reaching the North Pole first and then trying to reach the Svalbard Archipelago.

  • Not yet in the great wild…

    Published on 11.07.2011

    The catamaran Ti Babouche and her crew is not yet on the great move. They have to stop first at Point Barrow to change their satphone.

  • Soon the departure

    Published on 28.06.2011

    A part of the team of the '2011 la voie du pôle" expedition has arrived finnally in Deadhorse, a small and remote city located close to the shore of the Alaskan coast and mainly dedicated to the oil extraction business.

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