Safety at Sea

What happens if I lose my rudder? Wouldn't it be great to hear about real-life scenarios on losing your rudder? What about storm preparation? Communications? Flooding? Abandoning Ship? When you set off for a record-breaking Antartica trip you HAVE to get this right! So YOU have a unique opportunity to discuss these matters with Lisa … Continue reading Safety at Sea

The Southern Cross – Finding South

southern cross finding south

It’s easy to identify the Southern Cross (aka Constellation Crux) as it’s a compact group of bright stars close together in the form of, well, a cross.  The two pointers (aka Constellation Centaurus) are nearby pointing to the cross (diagram below). So, imagine the line between the two furthest apart stars (in the cross), extend … Continue reading The Southern Cross – Finding South