You might want to post some information on the boat
and the full-time crew. Is this boat really suitable for such a voyage? Personally I would not contemplate such a trip (NW Passage) in a plastic boat. The passage should go fine, but that's not the point. What if things turn ugly, as they can do quickly up there? What if you run aground?
One reason I ask is because a big Tayana ran aground near us (broke free of its mooring) and was holed in MANY places, with frames and stringers destroyed, completely filled with water
, etc. I assume you are planning for this: grounding, all electrics gone due to water
ingress, and a plan to survive for a very long time while help is (hopefully) on its way.
Are the skipper
and any full-time crew experienced with Arctic sailing?
Already one person is asking about taking kids
, it seems. Oh my. Sailing has gotten vastly safer, but things can go wrong quickly and you are a long way from help in the Arctic. Maybe last year was the time to put together a crew, and do some training together?
I think "FB" in your post refers to facebook (?). If so, maybe that explains everything fully. I don't use facebook, so apologies if it does.
As I say, it'll probably go just fine...