Braving the Northwest Passage Blog
September 7th, 2008| by: Sprague >>
After a few meetings with Greg, he too is aboard. To round out the crew I asked my son Sefton to be part of the trip. Sefton is 21, and a junior at the University of Colorado. His answer was quick and obvious.
September 5th, 2008| by: Sprague >>
Have been in touch with KVH as well as Commander’s for weather routing. Both are very interested in the project and want to meet after the first of the year.
September 1st, 2008| by: Sprague >>
Clinton has presented me with a preliminary list and budget of work which we’ll need to do to Bagan to ready her for the trip, not the least of which being some sort of Kevlar band around the waterline to give added strength to any ice pressure....
August 25th, 2008| by: Sprague >>
I’ve got to find another “shooter” preferably one who can dive as well as it’s my hope to bring back underwater footage heretofore unseen. I’d spent the past six summers working and diving with Greg Deascentis on a project here in Newport. Greg’s a...
August 20th, 2008| by: Sprague >>
I broached the subject to C & D over lunch and their decision was made by dessert. They have to work out their salary requirements and job expectations. As I expressed to them, I need some capable hands to run Bagan while I film and edit. I have...
August 15th, 2008| by: Sprague >>
Yesterday I started the list for potential crew. After putting down the first two names I went no further. Over the past 18 months I’d been fortunate enough to have two of the very best crew one can find join me on some good sized runs....
August 10th, 2008| by: Sprague >>
Having made this decision I find that my enthusiasm for the project hasn’t been wasted; within past three months I’ve managed to bring aboard several backers who’ll meet my budget. Their main concern, apart from return on their investments,...
Preparing for the Northwest Passage (43) The Gulf Oil Spill (39) Environment (31) Bagan (23) Traveling the Northwest Passage (21) Northwest Passage Video (17) Iceberg Sitings (13) Greenland (13) Findings from the Field (13) Leaving the Northwest Passage (13) Wild Life (12) The Arctic (9) Arctic Climate (9) Local Voices (7) Life After the Northwest Passage (6) Newport to Halifax (6) Polar bears (5) Newfoundland (5) 58 Harrison Lane (4) Poverty to Pearls (4) Guest Blog (4) Nordhavn Boat (4) 25th Defense (4) Canada's Northwest Passage (3) Orange Beach (1) AL (1) Clean-up effort (1) Welcome to Nrodhavn (1) Boat Show (1) Arctic Natural Resources (1) Sir John Franklin Expedition (1) Arial View (1)
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