Mad but Marvellous

– HRH Prince Charles, Expedition Patron

In 1972 Ran’s wife, Ginny, conceived the circumpolar idea. For seven years they strove to raise support for it and in 1979 set out from Greenwich in a thirty-year-old ice strengthened vessel, Benjamin Bowring, with a colourful crew of volunteers from many countries and backgrounds.

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