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Tim Jarvis-led Shackleton voyage re-enactment to set out mid-January

   Explorer Tim Jarvis’s expedition to honour a remarkable 800-nautical mile small boat voyage across the Southern Ocean led by  Sir Ernest Shackleton from Elephant Island to South Georgia, followed by crossing South Georgia’s mountainous interior, is scheduled to set out from Elephant Island on around … Continue reading

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Shackleton polar expedition photos by Frank Hursley

  Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1914-17 expedition was an attempt to cross Antarctica from one side to the other via the South Pole, but in January 1915 the expedition ship, the Endurance, became locked in the ice of the Weddell Sea, … Continue reading

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The new James Caird at the Beale Park Thames Boat Show this weekend

[ad#intheboatshed-post] The new James Caird, photographed a few days ago If you’re wondering what to do this weekend – perhaps now’s the time to decide, for Friday sees the first day of the three-day Beale Park Thames Boat Show at … Continue reading

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