On this tour you may see:
Tall Ship expeditions
to Tierra Del Fuego
Majestic mountains dipped in snow...
Whales, seals, Soaring Andes condors...
Ice-blue Glaciers that shimmer like jewels...
Have you rounded Cape Horn, watched enormous slabs of ice
giant glaciers and then quaffed 15-year-old champagne with millenium-year-old
Take a sailing Adventure to Chile and you can do all of this and more.
Chile will never provide tourism for the masses.
It is too remote for many toursists, and the sea is too cold for beach lovers.
This incredible country will always be for a select minority, an exclusive
those who seek beauty, adventure and something delightfully off the beaten
VICTORY in her maiden voyage in 1986
75 feet long with a crew member perched on her yard arm
My road calls me, lures me
West, east, south and north
Most roads lead men homewards
My road leads me forth.
To add more miles to the tally
Of grey miles left behind
In quest of that one beauty
God put me here to find.
I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,
And the wheel's kick and the wind's song and the white sail's shaking.
And a grey mist on the sea's face and a grey dawn breaking.
I must go down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide
Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied
And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying,
And the flung spray and the blown spume, and the sea-gulls crying.
I must go down to the seas again to the vagrant gypsy life,
To the gull's way and the whale's way where the wind's like a whetted knife;
And all I ask is a merry yarn from a laughing fellow rover,
And quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long trick's over .
Photo above of the Tall Ship VICTORY sailing in front of
Puerto Williams in the Beagle Channel under a light wind
in April while filming a Documetary about the
Voyage of the HMS BEAGLE
click photo for larger image
Specifications on SV VICTORY
The VICTORY in dry dock in Ushuaia, Argentina
25 miles West of Puerto Williams.
Capt. Ben sitting on left and shipwright/first mate, Efrain on right.
To book the Victory for Tierra Del Fuego sailing click here.