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December 12th, 2012 - Posted by The Mariner
Today’s forecast is brought to you by The Mariner; we have received our horoscopes and the outlook looks pretty grim. The Beast from the East, a violent weather system is heading our way and shows no sign of relenting. Winds of 80kts and waves of 15metres high are predicted to reach ...
December 11th, 2012 - Posted by The Mariner
Christmas is a touchy subject for many mariners, many of us spend it thousands of miles away from our friends and families, which is fine, we know what we signed up for but I’ve met mariners that have not had a Christmas in home in 3 decades and never once sharing a christmas with th...
December 10th, 2012 - Posted by The Mariner
When working for the British Antarctic Survey I saw many incredible things and this indeed was one of them, the following pictures were taken by the serving Chief Officer and very good friend of mine Euan as my camera had run out of juice and to be fair wasn’t as good as Euan’s...
December 8th, 2012 - Posted by The Mariner
Today’s post is my top ten travel tips, it is written for mariners and travellers alike and who knows it right might help you out one day, at least I hope so. I will be interested in hearing your thoughts and additions to these so please do comment at the end and who knows maybe [&he...
December 6th, 2012 - Posted by The Mariner
Today I thought I’d post quite a few pictures of what the view from the bridge has been like, we have had some amazing weather, both good and bad. We’ve had mirror seas, that are amazing especially for this time of year. We have also had big winds, gusts of 60 knots that had us...
December 1st, 2012 - Posted by The Mariner
Today is yet another beautiful day here in the North Sea and it has me increasingly worried. Those of you that have sailed up here before won’t believe this is actually taken up here at 59 North on December the 1st. My apologises for such a short post, I am currently working on my to...