Deputy expedition leader and marine expert Anton Bowring tells the press about the SA Agulhas, a vessel “ideally suited” to the expedition needs. Sail from London on December 6th, hopefully seen off by The Coldest Journey patron HRH The Prince of Wales.

Discounted rate from SAMSA in return for allowing sea cadets from South Africa to get experience training in the Antarctic. Science work will be carried out on board, and the ship will form the basis for transmitting the education material from the Antarctic to the expedition office and beyond.