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Old 01 March 2008, 12:05   #11
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Old 01 March 2008, 12:07   #12
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Old 01 March 2008, 12:09   #13
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Finally back at Kópavogur harbour.

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Old 01 March 2008, 12:13   #14
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At least its calm and the sky is blue , I bet that windchill at 30+ kts is a killer .

I knew some kayakers who did a Trip up there a few years back , they talked of ice flows or ice bergs with narrow chanels between them . They had to go down the chanels but there was a danger that they could just close up at any time . Some local guys in fast boats helped them out in the end . Is that any where near you .
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Old 01 March 2008, 12:19   #15
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At least its calm and the sky is blue , I bet that windchill at 30+ kts is a killer .

I knew some kayakers who did a Trip up there a few years back , they talked of ice flows or ice bergs with narrow chanels between them . They had to go down the chanels but there was a danger that they could just close up at any time . Some local guys in fast boats helped them out in the end . Is that any where near you .

Well, pending on how you measure distance.... to me it is not far away 5 hours drive..... well I easily drive two hours (in UK) for good lunch/dinner and back

I would imagine they would have been at Jökulsár which is located on the south east corner.

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. i can't remember the names of any places , can't even pronounce them anyway

Great pics thanks . Some cold snow and ice would be a welcome change from the grey wet winters we have . At least you can get out and still have fun

Shame the whaling station is still used
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Beautiful and stunning, Bogi.
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Thanks for those stunning pics, Bogib, that looks like a day to remember. A lot more snow than on our last trip to Hornvik (Hornstrandir) - but it brings back happy memories!

Nice RIB too :-)
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Looks like a great day I notice that the Parker has no radar fitted(that I could see), do you get fog on the water in Iceland and do they use the Baltic for night rescues?
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Looks like a great day I notice that the Parker has no radar fitted(that I could see), do you get fog on the water in Iceland and do they use the Baltic for night rescues?

True, no radar fitted although the Garmin 4012 can accomodate radar, the Polish SAR has their Parker´s fitted with radar and the radar A-frame is above the consol, fog is not common in our waters, however during the winter we have up to 4 hours of daylight but almost 24 hours during summer. Yes the Parker 900 Baltic ICE-SAR is used for night rescues.

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