I received this email tip from reader Thomas Bakewell (HT, HT) who wrote:

Pen Hadow, of the 2009 Caitlin Arctic Expedition is on the loose again!

Here’s the link to the BBC story which is mostly a short video.

Here is a quote:

British explorer Pen Hadow and his crew have set sail from Alaska, in an attempt to become the first people ever to sail to the North Pole.

With Arctic ice melting at an unprecedented rate, previously inaccessible waters are opening up, creating the potential for their planned 5,500 km (3,500 mile) journey for the first time in human history.

AND HERE IS A BUNCH OF STORIES WUWT RAN THE LAST TIME THESE ZEALOTS WERE PRANCHING AROUND.

Catlin Crew Officially Has Hypothermia (and Frostbite)

Catlin Arctic Survey website recycles biotelemetry data?

Can the Catlin Arctic Survey Team Cover 683 km in the Next 21 Days?

Quote of the week #4

Catlin Arctic Ice Survey first report offers no original drilling data, but anecdotally confirms satellite measurement

Catlin Arctic Ice Survey: paid advertising of results before they are even off the ice!

The Guardian Relocates The North Pole By 500km

The Top Ten Reasons why I think Catlin Arctic Ice Survey data can’t be trusted

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