Podcast #109: Aanderaa third time lucky?

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Tessie on her way to Iceland
Erik Aanderaa is on his way to Greenland in Tessie, a Contessa 35.

The Norwegian solo sailor Erik Aanderaa is a YouTube-hit, and it may be because he is so persistent. We met him in Grundarfjordur on the west coast of Iceland before his third-time attempt to reach Greenland. We spoke about his voyage to Iceland, his stay in the hospital in the Faroes, the women, and the upcoming Greenland sail – and more.

You can, and should, follow Erik Aanderaa on his No Bullshit Just Sailing channel.

If you need information about sailing in the high latitudes check out the book I wrote with Bob Shepton: High Latitude Sailing – Self-sufficient sailing techniques for cold waters and winter seasons.