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Selma Expedition - Rigging For The Antarctic

Updated: May 26, 2022

When it comes to high latitude yachts we are proud to exclusively look after Selma Expeditions Rigging for years. From regular maintenance and upgrades performed in our Southampton base to shipping spare parts to North Pole. Leon more about Selma at

In 2015 Selma under command of captain Peter Kuzniar claimed the Guinness World Record for the most southerly navigation 78°43•926´S and 163°40•957´W

Selma - steel ketch designed by Georg Azueppe-Brenner. and built in the s CM shipyard in in Brittany. Based on the renowned regatta yacht Critter 2. She was known for her speed and sea-worthiness. The fore peak, engine room and stern compartment have water tight bulkheads. Ropes stored on drums under the deck give the possibility of mooring in unusual/inaccessible places. Sonar helps to navigate the shallows and not well charted waters.

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