French skipper Thierry Fabing is attempting to make another crossing of the fabled North-West Passage accompanied by a number of friends aboard his sloop Baloum Gwen (the White Whale in Breton).
Below are all the news we published about the Arctic Calling expedition
Published on 12.08.2009
Slowly but surely, the Brittany sailboat Baloum Gwen pursues its progression to the East, despite the headwind and dangerous ice cover.
Published on 22.07.2009
After having spent one week moored in the bay of Point Barrow, the Baloum Gwen ship is now sailing out eastward. Two other sailing ships are trying the same route.
Published on 15.07.2009
The crew of the Baloum Gwen spent a very pleasant week in this tiny port at the end of the Earth. But...
Published on 06.07.2009
The French sloop Baloum Gwen continues to sail gently eastwards and the expedition has just entered the famous Northwest Passage.
Published on 29.06.2009
The Baloum Gwen has called into Nomé on the north-western coast of Alaska before continuing its adventure.
Published on 21.06.2009
The Baloum Gwen is still sailing across the Bering Straits. The sea is rough, but everyone takes his watch as planned and Thierry Fabing's yacht is well on its way towards the town of Nome in Alaska.