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Three Boats Found at Once in Northern Iceland

Updated: Jul 7

Three boats were found on the beach in Reykir - Grettislaug Iceland on June 12, 2024 by Armin Hollerbach. Two of the boats (#232215 and # 232197) were originally decorated by Pacific Science Center Polar Weekend participants in Seattle, Washington and one (#230396) was decorated by Eckstein Middle School student, Ava Mae Christoffersen, also in Seattle. This boat was found and reported three days earlier by Anett and Beat Rohrer.

The boats were deployed by Le Commandant Charcot passenger ice breaker ship in August of 2023. Boats #232215 and # 232197 on August 17 and #230396 on August 2nd.

Float Your Boats found by Armin Hollerbach in Reykir - Grettislaug, Iceland
Boats found by Armin Hollerbach in Reykir - Grettislaug, Iceland
the beach in  Reykir - Grettislaug, Iceland where Float Your Boats  were found
the beach in Reykir - Grettislaug, Iceland where the boats were found

Boat Number

232215, 232197, 230396

Date Found

June 12, 2024

Place Found

Reykir 551, 550 Sauðárkrókur 65.8821-19.7513

Found by

Armin Hollerbach

Date Deployed

August 17, 2023; and August 2, 2023 (230396)

Who Deployed

​Le Commandant Charcot

Deployment Location

North Pole

Track Taken

North Atlantic Subpolar Gyre through Fram Strait

Polar Day at Pacific Science Center in Seattle. Washington


Decorated Float Your boats boxed and ready to send to the North Pole
Decorated boats boxed and ready to send to the North Pole

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