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Watch Berserk in the Antarctic, an Epic Sailing Expedition

The captain, Jarle Andhøy, was only 19 years old when he sailed his boat Albin Vega to Antarctica after finding Cape Town extremely disappointing.

The trip was back in 1996 and 1997 when he sailed primarily single-handed from his home town of Larvik to the Antarctic Peninsula, although during some legs of the voyage he was accompanied by crews that he picked up along the way.

Andhøy wrote a book about his voyage entitled Alene Rundt Kapp Horn (“Alone Around Cape Horn”).

Andhøy met David Mercy (American film-maker and author) in Ushuaia, and they sailed across the Drake Passage together.

Mercy later wrote a book about the voyage and crewed on some of Andhøy’s later voyages