ice breaker

A new-ice crushing 77-foot sailing yacht is being built to explore Arctic and Antarctic waters by an owner who has sailed there before.

“There has been increased interest in expedition cruising over that last few years, with a number of yachts venturing into the ice,” says Peter Weller, a co-founder of MCM, a Rhode Island-based construction management company that contributed to the development of the Pelagic 77, a new sailing yacht being built to explore the world’s most remote waters. Read on.