2004 Expedition Log


Wednesday September 1, 2004 |

By Nigel Sadler Tensions rise in the museum shelter as the hurricane slows down. However good news is that Hurricane Frances has moved slightly northwards which will mean the eye is less likely to pass over the Turks and Caicos Islands. Electricity is still on, so marine archaeologists James Hunter and Jason Burns catch up. more…

Tuesday August 31, 2004 |

By Nigel Sadler As the storm heads towards Turks and Caicos Islands, the team makes final preparations. Once again thanks go to Olga Taylor, museum staff, Ian Fuller, the local community who have helped the team get prepared. 12.30am: Team puts up final shutters and bunkers down at the Turks and Caicos National Museum Laboratory. more…

Monday August 30, 2004 |

Excellent towboarding on the outside of the reef and then we head away from the storm

Sunday August 29, 2004 |

A testing day of storm predicitions, tow boarding and GPS positioning and expert navigation through Jackson Cut…

Saturday August 28, 2004 |

The final countdown: checklists, hotsyncs, a prison and some donkeys.

Friday August 27, 2004 |

The official launch of the expedition and the answer to the mystery of the missing bag…