Feature - Polar Yacht Le Vagabond
Ellesmere Island. 76 ° North Latitude.
Aujuittuq, Grise Fjord.
The Vagabond is a polar ship, specially designed to sail in icy waters and extreme conditions. Built in 2000, the Vagabond is a unique support of this type, a real floating base camp for scientists in Polar Regions. It was the first ship to do the circumpolar navigation in 2002-2003.
As part of his photographic project, Jean Gaumy, a member of Magnum Photos, met Eric and France Brossier in 2012, both navigators and scientists, familiar with the polar areas. The Vagabond was based at the time north of the 76th parallel at the top Canadian...