Automarine Systems partners with Fara Heim to use autonomous “Datamaran” to search for sunken ship

Fara Heim is working with Automarine Systems to evaluate the use of their Datamaran to search for the wreck of HMS Hampshire in Hudson Bay. The Hampshire was lost in 1697. The Datamaran can house a sensor package and be communicated to from the shores of Hudson Bay. Stay tuned for more info.

By |February 10th, 2015|Expedition Diary|0 Comments

Canada’s History Magazine

Check out Canada's History website. They did a quick review of our drone video at Hudson Bay. Yes, they commented on my unstable drone piloting. It's a good view of the Marsh Point area at low tide on a perfectly sunny day with absolutely no clouds, no wind, and even better no waves.

By |February 10th, 2015|Expedition Diary, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Explorers Club Canada Newsletter

Here is a copy of the Explorers Club Canada newsletter.Far Afield Winter 2014

By |July 15th, 2014|Expedition Diary, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fara Heim joins and attends the Association for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada

In May the Association for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada (AASSC) was held at Brock University. AASSC is an interdisciplinary group focusing on humanities and social studies related to Scandinavia. David attended the opening reception sponsored by Jan-Terje Storaas of the Norwegian Embassy. Another event was sponsored by Britt Bengtsson of the Swedish [...]

By |June 26th, 2014|Expedition Diary, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spring 2014 Update

Hello fellow Expeditioners. I hope Spring 2014 finds you well and the Winter was not too harsh. It seemed like a very long winter this year. The Fara Heim team took a several month break from field work after the Hudson Bay trip. Executing expeditions takes a lot of preparation and planning!! For the next [...]

By |April 26th, 2014|Expedition Diary, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Battle for Hudson Bay update information

  All future updates will be to our Facebook page as we are running on a satellite phone.  We are going to send text updates to our support team down South and they will post them to Facebook: www.facebook.com/FaraHeim Thanks again to our gear sponsors.  

By |August 21st, 2013|Expedition Diary|0 Comments

Navionics is now a gear sponsor

Navionics is now a gear sponsor.  They've provided the digital nautical charts of Hudson Bay including the SonarCharts for use in the Humminbird 1198 chartplotting system. We will be able to digitally record anything the Humminbird "sees" via an SD card for future reference along with the map, position (lat/long) and depth. Thanks again Navionics.

By |August 16th, 2013|Expedition Diary|0 Comments

Watson’s provides performance base layer to Fara Heim team

Dan Khoury of Watson's has given his support of the Battle of Hudson Bay project by providing the expedition team with a set of Watson's base layer. Watson's is a Canadian company located in Montreal not too far from Rue D'Iberville. Thanks to Dan and Watson's.

By |August 14th, 2013|Expedition Diary|0 Comments

Captain Norman Baker delivered Flag 109 to the Fara Heim

Captain Norman Baker stopped into Winnipeg on his way back from another Explorers Club expedition and delivered Flag 109.  We took him on the Fara Heim expedition ship on Lake Winnipeg during the Islendingadagurinn weekend.  

By |August 14th, 2013|Expedition Diary, Uncategorized|0 Comments

We have done an expedition to Berens River and about to leave for Hudson Bay

We have not been very regular about updating to the expedition diary.  A LOT has been going on: 1. We spent 5 days searching on Lake Winnipeg for hole stones found by a Manitoban named Evald Hansen and referred to in several books written by Hjalmur Holand.  While there we came across a site the [...]

By |August 14th, 2013|Expedition Diary|0 Comments