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Traditional sailing ship Tecla will all her sails up, passing a large white iceberg in front of a moody sky. Polar exploration sailing adventure holidays with Classic Sailing.

01/02 Cold Climate Sailing

Tecla: Exploring a Frozen World

Palm Trees are Overrated February and March aren’t exactly known for having exquisite weather, at least not here in the UK. And smuggly showing

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Tecla sailing through icy waters on a Classic Sailing adventure holiday. The nameplate of the ship with the green capping rail can be seen in the bright light as the ship slowly noses through the ice,

15/12 Cold Climate Sailing

Sailing the Northwest Passage

Where is the Northwest Passage? The Northwest Passage is the sea route stretching through the Arctic Ocean, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific along the

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Cape to Cape guest crew on Europa

31/12 Cold Climate Sailing

How Agile do I have to be to sail a tall ship in Antarctica?

UPDATED 28-10-19 Like all things in life, you get out what you put into an adventure, but sometimes you need to do your own

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Library on Bark Europa

25/02 Cold Climate Sailing

Classic Sailing Book Club – Recommended reading for Antarctic Voyages

Recommended literature for our Antarctic voyages Part of the excitement of a big trip is reading about Antarctcia before you go.  Antarctica, a guide

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Cotton grass and icebergs in Greenland

13/12 Cold Climate Sailing

Lands and Seas of the Midnight Sun – Comparing Iceland, Svalbard and Greenland

Are you tempted by a summer voyage in the High Arctic, or wilderness coastlines like Iceland or Norway’s Lofoten Islands that sit on the

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Approaching the Antarctic Mainland on Europa

27/10 Cold Climate Sailing

Which Part of Antarctica Should I Explore ?

The Antarctic Continent, and the surrounding Southern Ocean is a vast wilderness. The land mass alone is twice the size of Australia and in the

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Tom Crean on Shackleton's expedition

17/10 Cold Climate Sailing

In the Wake of the Polar Explorers

. In the Wake of the Polar Explorers – Authentic Experience If reading the exploits of Shackleton’s or Captain Scott have lured you to

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Katabatic winds in Antarctica by Peter Holgate

17/10 Cold Climate Sailing

Antarctica – Climate and Wind Conditions

We only Sail around Antarctica in the Summer A view on the climate and weather in Antarctica by Classic Sailing co-founder Debbie Purser Antarctica

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bloody leopard seal

17/10 Cold Climate Sailing

Antarctic Wildlife – What Can I see?

Get Closer to Wildlife on a Tall Ship If you have been captivated by BBC Wildlife programmes like Frozen Planet, be prepared to be

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