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Antarctica speaker - Mike Kramer

Presented by Philadelphia Sailing Club at Radnor Valley Country Club, Villanova PA

Apr 20 2022
Antarctica speaker - Mike Kramer

Philadelphia Sailing Club

Philadelphia Sailing Club is hosting Mike Kramer who will present his three-week expedition to Antarctica on a 180-foot tall ship.

Mike Kramer’s presentation documents a three-week expedition to Antarctica on the Bark Europa, a 180-foot, steel-hull, tall ship built in 1911.  The ship was built in the same era as Ernest Shackleton’s tall ship Endeavor, who also explored this area.

Going through the roughest ocean in the world, the Drake Passage, the Bark Europa  experienced 50-know winds and 15-20 foot seas for four days in each direction.  Once in Antarctica, the Bark Europa negotiated glaciers, seals, penguins and

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Radnor Valley Country Club

555 Sproul Road, Villanova, PA

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