45nm. In the morning, some areas of the surface are frozen. The boat breaks the cristal and the small waves produced by the vessel travels under this thin layer of ice.
We spend the whole day sailing until midnight. Visibility is good and we are able to find good a good route towards the North. Later in the afternoon, the fog appears. The navigation becomes harder as it difficult to see the ice. The time to take decisions is tight. We are doing 1.5h watches. However, when the situation becomes tricky, one of the guys goes out to give a hand. Seb helps both Eric and myself when we are on watch. The good news is that we pass 73 degrees North!
1.42am, the weather is now wet.
Time for some warmth…