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

Destiny Update

14 April 2019 | Fox's Marina Ipswich
Janice Fennymore-White | Overcast
We have been working on Destiny's refit following five years cruising in The Arctic. We have sold the purple asymmetric sail and have just bought a smaller cruising chute to try that and see how it works for us.

We have had new keel sliders machined keeping same Arnite material, as on inspection, the material had not worn but it was the machining fit with the keel that caused a fracture at water level at its weakest support point. The new slides will be fitted with a vacuum gluing process.

We have had a naval architect re-design the rudder in order to reduce its weight, lose the lift part and most importantly incorporate a tube through the new rudder which will enable us to remove the prop shaft without having to have Destiny lifted out and high enough to drop the rudder out completely from the hull. For that to happen we ideally need an 80 tonne hoist or a large crane.

We fly to Sisimiut, West Greenland on 16th May for a month to run our ski tour season from a hut instead of the boat. We have plenty of jobs to do when we return to the UK before getting Destiny back in the water, hopefully sometime in July.

More detailed refit information will follow shortly, as well as blogs from the Greenland Ski Season.


PICTURE : Andy de-constructing the rudder
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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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Pictures of Icelandic nature including animals, fauna, birds
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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..
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