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VIDEO: Putting the Extreme in Extreme Adventure

Published on December 15th, 2015

ANT-ARCTIC-LAB stands for the first attempt to sail nonstop, singlehanded and without assistance from Europe to the Arctic, through the Northwest Passage, down the Pacific Ocean and passing through the most dangerous cape in the world – Cape Horn – to circumnavigate the Antarctic continent. After rounding Cape Horn a second time, the journey will continue north through the Atlantic Ocean to the final destination of Les Sables d’Olonne (FRA).

The ANT-ARCTIC-LAB challenge will take place from July 2018 until February 2019.

This be the extreme sailing adventure for skipper Norbert Sedlacek, which will take him more than 34,000 nautical miles, around seven months, on an Open 60 through the most dangerous waters on our planet, facing ice, stormy waters, the doldrums…details.


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