Time to board
Charlotte and Melissa in front of The Vavilov before we leave Ushuaia.
Charlotte and Dave in front of the Vavilov in Ushuaia
The port of Ushuaia and mountain backdrop
Melissa, Charlotte and Dave with Ushuaia in the background
Vavilov, port side
Donning our life jackets for the evacuation drill
Testing out our expedition supplied Wetskins and Wellingtons. They kept us dry for the trip.
...and we're off
We were stuck on the dock for a few extra hours waiting for the wind to die off but better late than never!
The Beagle Channel is between us and the fabled Drake Passage. We go to sleep wondering what will the conditions be...how will we fair...