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The Expedition


Kayack 7Devil's Thumb & Northabout.......Report 7Greenlandic Kayacker......Report 7Northabout working it's way through pack ice in Lancaster sound........Report 8Picture of Northabout leaving 6

Photographs of Northabout in Lancaster Sound ice!......progress report 8

Photographs from the expedition.........progress report 7, updated August 8th 2001.

Photos from progress report 6

Departure from Westport June 2001 : photos courtesy of Keith Heneghan - Phocus Photography

Northabout Sails out of Westport : photos courtesy of Muirsind Durkan


The front view of the Northabout. Here we can see the men working on the boat.

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The Expedition

In the Arctic Summer of 2001, a team of leading Irish sailors and explorers will retrace the famous Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.

Jarlath Cunnane and his crew are setting off on Saturday 23 June to try and sail through the legendary Northwest Passage in Northern Canada. Their boat 'Northabout' is Aluminium hulled and was built by Jarlath in Knock.

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