Are more icebergs breaking off Antarctica due to a changing climate, or not? Perhaps there is another reason that the hazard has moved north?

Hi Rich: First off, congratulations on your progress! It looks like you’re only some 170 nautical miles from the ice exclusion zone!  The ice exclusion zone has grown from your last race, and the main reason is that the number of icebergs sailing around the Southern...

Has the chance of hitting an object of greater concern today, or has that risk essentially stayed the same over the last 15 or 20 years?

Modern technology assists seafarers in ways that were unimaginable just decades ago.  Weather satellites and meteorological models provide excellent real-time information about weather conditions, as well as reliable forecasts days out.  State of the art satellite...