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Around Spitsbergen Spitzbergen 26 August - 8 September 2022 with SV Meander

Part 2: From Isbukta to Edgeøya and Barentsøya

SV Meander, Edgeøya

SV Mean­der ancho­red off Edgeøya.

South Cape was just what it usual­ly is: an obs­ta­cle that can be navi­ga­ted in an ok way with the help of wea­ther fore­casts and some plan­ning, then it is just a cou­ple of miles with a bit of swell. But we had wea­ther fore­casts and did our home­work with the plan­ning.

Isbuk­ta, a place with gene­ral­ly stun­ning sce­n­ery, was kind of hid­den in pret­ty dull, grey wather. But then …

Evening walk, Edgeøya

Evening walk on Edgeøya.

… things chan­ged as we arri­ved on the other side of Storfjord, at Edgeøya and Barent­søya. The­re, we made a good cou­ple of gre­at landings, start­ing in Habe­nicht­buk­ta (a short landing, for reasons rela­ted to polar bears), then to Got­ha­vi­ka and Dis­ko­buk­ta – an unfor­gettable evening landing! – and the Rosen­berg­da­len / Dole­ritt­ne­set (“Kapp Lee”) area. Then off to Free­man­sund, to Büdelf­jel­let on Barent­søya (birds, birds, birds) and Zeiløya­ne (yet ano­ther unfor­gettable evening landing).

Pho­to­gal­lery 2: From Isbuk­ta to Edgeøya and Barent­søya

Click on thumb­nail to open an enlar­ged ver­si­on of the spe­ci­fic pho­to.

To page/photo gal­lery:  → The sou­thern west coast (Isfjord to Dunder­buk­ta)  → From Isbuk­ta to Edgeøya and Barent­søya  → Nord­aus­t­land and Hin­lo­pen Strait  → From Raud­fjord to Isfjord



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last modification: 2022-10-25 · copyright: Rolf Stange