According to the Spanish newspaper El País, the sailing expedition Pakea Bizkaia, with surfer Kepa Acero aboard, navigated through icebergs and snow to reach Antartica’s South Shetland Islands Saturday, Jan. 11. Captain Unai Basurko had to sail the boat through a storm and winds with speeds from 30 – 70 knots Temperatures ranged that day near 32 degrees Fahrenheit, and [...]Read more ›
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In the next few days, Basque surfer Kepa Acero will try to ride a huge wave in the Antarctic Ocean. If he succeeds, he will be the first European surfing this untamed, frigid ocean. He is joining the sailing expedition of Pakea Bizkaia, a Basque sailboat heading to Antartica for the first time. Acero’s adventure is part of his “5 [...]Read more ›