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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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James Caird replica Alexandra Shackleton is launched at Portland

A replica of the James Caird built by the International Boatbuilding Training College was officially named and launched at Portland on Sunday, 18th March. She is to be used by the Shackleton Epic Expedition to recreate Ernest Shackleton’s original voyage in April 1916, … Continue reading

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Faithful James Caird replica to sail from Elephant to South Georgia

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Adventurer Tim Jarvis and the Hon Alexandra Shackleton with the original James Caird at last year’s Earl’s Court Sail, Power & Watersports Show A replica of Shackleton’s famous boat the James Caird built at the the Sail, Power & … Continue reading

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