Bob Shepton

Bob Shepton acts as Arctic Advisor/Ice Pilot to Sailing Expeditions and undertakes Yacht Skippering and Deliveries anywhere in the world.

He is a highly experienced Arctic explorer who has led several Sailing and Climbing Expeditions to Greenland and Arctic Canada in his yacht, the Westerly 33 ft sloop 'Dodo's Delight'.

Bob traversed the North West Passage east to west in 2012, and west to east in 2013, in his own small boat. He is now experienced and qualified to act as Ice Pilot and Adviser for this Passage, and the Arctic generally’

Bob is willing to give lectures (digital slide shows and/or film) on his expeditions on request, for a reasonable fee.

He has made his services available through A group of highly qualified skippers based in Norway. We are honoured to have him on our team.

Jon Amtrup has a podcast with him, available here.


Adventure: guide to sailing in storms - Yachting Monthly

Award-winning sailor and expedition leader Bob Shepton regularly sails some of the most storm-swept latitudes in the world