Skipper & polar explorer Cameron Dueck has released a few months ago a book on his wonderful expedition through the Arctic Northwest Passage. It is titled “The New Northwest Passage”.
Please find here below exclusive pictures taken along this expedition and at the end of this article, the trailer of the film. Above all, I recommend you his Polar book.
Expedition crew : Dr. Tobias Neuberger (left) – Cameron Dueck (middle, Canadian Skipper and Expedition Leader) – Hanns Bergmann (right, first mate)
“… Open Passage is a documentary that tells the story of a sailing voyage through the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic, as well as the story of the people who call this remote place home. The 40-foot yacht Silent Sound bumps through ice and fog in the infamous Northwest Passage, her small crew nervously scanning the horizon for clear water. Fewer people have sailed this passage than have climbed Mt Everest. These waters are normally locked in ice, but due to climate change it is now possible to sail here for a few short weeks each summer…. The crew drop anchor in Inuit villages where they join hunters in stalking their game and experience the last vestiges of an ancient nomadic culture. Each person they meet destroys another fantastic stereotype about the Inuit and their way of life… more info >> ”
Silent Sound in front of the Northermost point of the US – Barrow Alaska – July 2009
The 40-foot yacht Silent Sound anchored in Barrow, Alaska next to 2 other sailing vessels (Baloum Gwen & Ocean Watch) attempting all 3 the crossing of the Northwest Passage (+-6000km in the Arctic Ocean).
Cameron has produced as well a documentary on this incredible Arctic adventure. Please find here below his Video Trailer.