Bob Shepton.

Expeditions 2004

Tilman Revisited: 2004-2005

Atlantic – Scotland to Greenland; whole of west coast as far as ice would allow. Furthest north for a production yacht in Greenland 78 32N; first ascents in Kangerdluriarssugsuaq, first ascents in Akuliarusinguaq; first ski traverse the length of Herbert Island, Polly Murray and Tash Wright 77 23N – 30k, 3 days.


Bob wintered alone in the boat in the ice near Upernavik. Loss of the first Dodo’s Delight to fire January 2005. Awarded the Goldsmith’s Medal for Exploration for this expedition.