Part 1 the pelagic philosophy. Legendary sailor skip novak talks about the new pelagic 77 designed by tony castro which is currently under construction at our km yachtbuilders yard.
Adventurer skip novak s latest and largest pelagic design is under construction at aluminium yacht building specialist km yachtbuilders in makkum the netherlands the hull of pelagic 77 was turned.
Skip novak pelagic. Both pelagics are suitable for. In 2002 2003 skip project managed the construction of his new pelagic australis a 23 meter purpose built expedition vessel for high latitude sailing in order to augment the charter operations of the original pelagic. Skip novak is a columnist and regular contributor to yachting world and author of our acclaimed storm sailing series which you can also find on our website.
He was born in chicago in 1952 and. A concept rather than simply a sailing vessel skip novak s pelagics are designed and built specifically to operate in remote areas on long term projects. Climbing project support scientific field research.
Launched in september of 2003 she is the flag ship for pelagic expeditions. Skip novak s pelagic expeditions antarctica greenland south georgia cape horn southern ocean charter sailing yacht pelagic photographs articles. Pelagic yachts expedition designs are a distillation of skip novak s experience since 1987 of high latitude cruising and expedition sailing and the collaboration with tony castro the prolific uk based naval architect well known for his eclectic portfolio.
Skip explains the layout and design of his boats and the philosophy behind them. An introductory film on the making of the series. Skip novak s sailing vessel pelagic for adventure sailing charter and consultancy climbing and photo services pelagic australis position tracker shows current location of pelagic australis double click on dot to zoom in use scroll to zoom in and out or use slider to control your view.