Thin ice race - Jetty Rope
Paul Ward - 1985-86 - Signy Island - Antarcticans Database Project - more

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Thin Ice Race

The end of the thin ice race. Some perverse course setter (I remember who it was Price) decided that as it was low tide a good end to the race would to be to climb up a rope to the jetty. So absolutely exhausted, new-grown beard and moustache encased in ice (my God but we were rugged!) you then had to drag yourself out of the sea and up the rope to actually finish. -1985.


Photo; © Paul Ward