Sailing Bark Europa from Gran Canaria to Antarctica

europaA video for a Sunday morning. Filmmaker Frank Oly joined the bark Europa on a voyage from Gran Canaria to Antarctica. He stayed on board for 3 months and filmed this experience. Europa is a steel-hulled barque registered in the Netherlands. Built as a lightship in 1911, she was converted to a bark in 1994.
Europa cruises worldwide and accepts paying voyage crew for short or long trip segments, including ocean crossings, Sail Training Association races, and annual voyages to Antarctica, and between South Georgia, Tristan da Cunha, and Cape Town.

Sailing from Gran Canaria to Antarctica on board tall ship bark EUROPA

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2 Responses to Sailing Bark Europa from Gran Canaria to Antarctica

  1. Chris Roche says:

    If anyone who was crewing the 2015 voyage out of Salvador to Cape Horn and then Punta passing Cape Horn Island 6th December 2015 close to the 400th anniversary when the Horn was named 29th January 1616 by Wilhelm Van Schouten reads this contact and Join the International Association of Cape Horners IACH. I was there and we would love to have you join.

  2. Dave S says:

    Beautiful film. Looking forward to seeing it. I really liked the last quote, “It’s not the miles, it’s the friends”. I understand completely.