Ralph Villiger

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great sailing. at 6kn towards iceland. sunshine, spectacular coastline, no ice a...

great sailing. at 6kn towards iceland. sunshine, spectacular coastline, no ice anymore.

goodbye greenland

goodbye greenland

today we went climbing. unexpectedly it was absolutely fabulous. icebergs: check...

today we went climbing. unexpectedly it was absolutely fabulous. icebergs: check. first ascent: check. whales and seals: check. polar bear: check. etc: check. we can head to iceland.

we are mooring in tingmiarmut next to an abandoned weather or radio station. tom...

we are mooring in tingmiarmut next to an abandoned weather or radio station. tomorrow, weather permitting, we search for a bay next to a promising mountain.

drinking champagne in east greenland. a toast to our bear!

drinking champagne in east greenland. a toast to our bear!

polar bear at 30m from boat!

polar bear at 30m from boat!

steaming through fog against the current. bitter cold.

steaming through fog against the current. bitter cold.

turning back, fog too thick.

turning back, fog too thick.

after a most scenic approach through an iceberg graveyard now in another unchart...

after a most scenic approach through an iceberg graveyard now in another uncharted anchor bay.

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Ralph Villiger

Boat Type

Ed Dubois 40

IRC

1.057

Class

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Ralph is from Switzerland and has sailed for 17 years, mostly short-handed. http://ralph.avance.ch

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