Best remembered as the ship that carried Robert Scott on his ill-fated voyage to the Antarctic in 1910, Terra Nova (new land) survived the harshest sea conditions for almost six decades before meeting her end. The three-masted barque, built in Dundee, Scotland, in 1884 by Alexander Stephens and Sons, was 664 tons and 187 feet long. Beginning life as a steam-auxiliary sailing ship, Terra Nova worked first as a whaler in the Arctic and then in the more profitable business of hunting seal pups for their furs. It is estimated that in her career as a sealer, Terra Nova carried more than 800,000 seal pelts — a bloody business.
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Satellite phones have evolved a full ecosystem of gear and services
Thoughts on voyaging responsibly
Yankee sails on
The steel ketch Yankee in the Connecticut River.
TRANSPAC RACE PREP
How a group of determined mostly military veterans built a race team
NOAA upgrades its global weather model
More data and a better global weather model should make for improved weather distributed to users, like this temperature gradient map.
From North Sea fishing to Sea of Cortez voyaging
The former Dutch fishing vessel turned power voyaging yacht Varnebank in Mexican waters.
IN 2019, MY HUSBAND, DOUG PASNIK, AND I RACED OUR first Transpac together with a team of 10 on our Andrews 70, Trader, comprised primarily of military veterans (see story on page 22). This year we are doing the race again and inviting four mentees from The Magenta Project to race with us.
Doing it all with one screen
The steering station on this Gunboat cat is equipped with large-screen B&G Zeus MFDs.
Don't scrimp when it comes to the crimp
Solid crimp connections make your power voyager’s electrical system more reliable.
Maritime Publishing acquires Ocean Navigator
CONGRESS DIVES INTO UFOS, BUT NO SIGNS OF EXTRATERRESTRIALS
Congress held its first hearing in half a century on unidentified flying objects. And no, there is still no government confirmation of extraterrestrial life.
HERE IS EXACTLY WHAT your dad wishes HE COULD TELL YOU
We asked dads to reveal how they really feel (yep, even in the trickiest sitches)—and they delivered. Read on for heartfelt confessions *and* practical advice...
‘DOCTOR STRANGE 2' GETS WEIRDER, SCARIER, MESSIER
Once a superhero franchise goes multiverse, it’s hard to go back.
Bad Thoughts Make Good
A Strange Loop moves to Broadway, much to its own surprise.
WHAM BAM THANK YOU, MA'AM!
“WE HAD TWO WEEKS TO MAKE AN ALBUM!” ENGINEER AND PRODUCER KEN SCOTT RECALLS DAVID BOWIE ’S ASCENT FROM ONE-HIT BOY WONDER TO THE NAZZ OF GLAM AND THE ALBUM THAT MADE IT ALL HAPPEN: THE RISE AND FALL OF Z IGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS.
GROUPS THAT WANT TO ELECTRIFY USPS FLEET FILE LAWSUITS
Groups that want the U.S. Postal Service to buy more electric delivery vehicles are suing to halt purchases of thousands of gas-powered trucks as the agency modernizes its mail delivery fleet.
KOURTNEY APPROVES OF SCOTT'S NEW GAL
“Kourtney is so thrilled that Scott is finally dating someone closer to his age," the source says of the reality star, 42.
DISSED DISICK SICK OVER KOURTNEY VOWS
Fears he'll spiral down after ex weds Travis
VOLUNTEER YOUR TALENTS
Your skills are even more valuable than your money. Here are 15 ways to share them with those in need.
Claudia Hartley chats with Scottsdale Artists' School about her roots as an artist and instructor