Yacht Destiny

Adventures with Janice and Andy

11 May 2019 | Sisimiut, West Greenland
10 May 2019 | Sisimiut, West Greenland
09 May 2019 | Sisimiut, West Greenland
08 May 2019 | Sisimiut, West Greenland
07 May 2019 | Sisimiut, West Greenland
07 May 2019 | Sisimiut, Fjord No 2
03 May 2019 | Sisimiut, West Greenland
02 May 2019 | Sisimiut, West Greenland
01 May 2019 | Sisimiut, West Greenland
27 April 2019 | Sisimiut, West Greenland
26 April 2019 | Sisimiut, West Greenland
25 April 2019 | Sisimiut, West Greenland
24 April 2019 | Sismiut, West Greenland
14 April 2019 | Fox's Marina Ipswich
08 November 2018 | Ipswich, UK
25 October 2018 | England
23 October 2018 | NE England
20 October 2018 | NE Scotland
18 October 2018 | NE Scotland

Leaving Iceland

31 July 2017 | Isafjordur, Iceland
Janice
The ice on the East Greenland coast has been heavy so we have waited with many other cruisers (Swiss, French, Finnish, English, Dutch and Icelandic) for the ice to thin and/or clear. Our friend Dave Benbow managed to cancel his flight to Kulusuk on 1st August and we decided he should join us in Isafjörður instead. This gives us 2 options: 1) go the shortest passage across to Kulusuk (360nm) if the ice clears or 2) to diagonally down and across to enter at Prins Christensund. Our deadline is to get Dave to Nanortalik on the west coast of Greenland for his ferry on 17th August.

We will have been in Iceland for almost 12 months. We can truly say we have enjoyed it. We have seen most of the seasons, fabulous wildlife, Northern Lights and enjoyed excellent skiing. We have been hardened by the challenging sailing in Iceland and overwhelmed by the warmth of the Icelandic people; friendly, welcoming, generous and caring. We have made good friends for life and hope we have been able to give something back in return.

On seeing Destiny and us, many people immediately assume “Oh you are going round the world” and seem to expect you to do it in the shortest time. NO. We are on a journey with no fixed route or end date. This allows us to truly ‘taste’ our locations. So we say ‘Goodbye to Iceland’ - sad to leave but better for the experiences and keen for the next adventures living with the Inuit of Greenland.

“Those who visit foreign nations, but who associate only with their own countrymen, change their climate but not their customs; they see new meridians, but the same men; and with heads as empty as their pockets, return home with travelled bodies, but untravelled minds.” Charles Caleb Colton

See Gallery Album : Goodbye Iceland
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Vessel Name: Yacht Destiny
Vessel Make/Model: Van de Stadt | Samoa 47
Hailing Port: Stornoway, UK
Crew: Andy and Janice Fennymore-White
About: We built Destiny from scratch in a barn over 8 years and have lived aboard her full time since 2013. We are on a journey to explore our limits without time constraints anywhere the wind may take us. We have spent the last 3 years in the Arctic enjoying endless summer days and long Northern lights.
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Yacht Destiny's Photos - Main
Pictures of Icelandic nature including animals, fauna, birds
22 Photos
Created 30 July 2017
We have been in Iceland for almost a year, we have met fabulous people and enjoyed the wild weather, but it is now time to depart..
27 Photos
Created 27 July 2017