Category Archives: Adventures

Part 2: Irina Gracheva Takes on the Mini-Transat

Irina Gracheva, the first Russian woman participating in the transatlantic race Mini-Transat The second leg of Mini-Transat started on the 2nd November at 2:08 pm (WET) from Las Palmas to Martinique. Irina will be sailing a total of 2,700 miles across the Atlantic. During the first leg, Irina encountered some problems which included reparation work […]

Irina Gracheva Takes on the Mini Transat

There’s nothing mini about the Mini Transat 6.5! Aquapac ambassador, Irina Gracheva will set sail this Saturday.   “Life on board has become easier, drier and more comfortable.”  Irina Gracheva, a 34-year-old Russian, is one of just 87 people who have qualified for this year’s Mini Transat; a biennial solo transatlantic yacht race for 6.5 metre boats over 4,000 nautical miles that […]

Passage Adventures

Passage Adventures

Lucy Graham and Mathilde Gordon hail from Australia. In 2018 they completed a 2,042 km (1,270 mile) paddle from Glacier Bay, Alaska to Victoria on Vancouver Island. They did it single-use-plastic-free, in order to raise awareness of marine debris issues. This meant cooking, dehydrating and packing over 500 meals in newspaper and relying on high quality Aquapac gear […]

Expedition 5

Expedition5

Louis Nethercott and Ant Lambert are two ex-Royal Marine Commandos who call themselves the Mad Explorers. Completely unaided they are crossing the five largest islands on the earth, only using human power. Moving from jungles to arctic wastes, they have already crossed Borneo, Papua New Guinea, Madagascar, and Greenland. Next challenge, Baffin Island. Due to the unique and […]

Joe Alexander

Turning his personal aspirations into a professional career, Joe has guided explorers to over 60% of the world while running his own company, Alexander Adventures. Born into an active military family from Wakefield, Joe Alexander was an outdoor adventurer from the start. From completing the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge at age 10, joining the Army […]