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Marine consignment store @ the Boatyard idea being that two sailors could maneuver the boat and take a reef quite easily,” explained naval architect Oliver Petit recently to media. Tara's first owner in 1989 was French polar explorer Jean-Louis Etienne, who undertook several voyages to the polar regions. The vessel was then purchased by famed New Zealand racing sailor Sir Peter Blake, who named the ship Seamaster, and made it the base for his environmental protection program with the support of the United Nations Environment

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Program. Blake was tragically shot and killed by the aformentioned pirates who attacked the ship on the lower Amazon in 2001. In November, 2003, the ship was purchased by famed French fashion designer Agnès Troublé and renamed Tara, the name Blake’s grandfather had chosen for his ship, which means "Celestial Path" in Maori. Its most famous exploit was in the Arctic during 2006-2008 when the ship was iced in and the crew drifted for 507 days across almost 2,000 miles, studying interactions between air, sea, and ice flows to better understand the impacts of a warming planet. “We knew the boat would be covered with snow, and that it must not collapse under the weight. It had to have rounded shapes everywhere. Hence the very compact form, the igloo-shaped superstructures,” Petit recalled. The latest cruise on this sailpowered research vessel will circle the Pacific Ocean for over a year with 70 stopovers. From Astoria, the crew were on their way to Continued on Page 24

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