The MFV Lance arrived at Tristan on the 27th September 2023, but was unable to land passengers until the 29th September.

MFV Lance September-October 2023 Voyage

Reports from Cynthia Green

Arrival at Tristan

The MFV Lance had an especially rough crossing on this voyage. She arrived at 9:00pm on the evening of Wednesday 27th September 2023 but went to shelter in the lee of Inaccessible during the Thursday. Passengers came ashore and offloading commenced at 8:30am on Friday 29th September. This was a full week after the arrival of the SA Agulhas II, despite having left Cape Town a day earlier.

Passengers were: Derek Lavery (FCDO Desk Officer), Willem-Jan Meulemans, Bertrand Camus, and Juris Petersons (Tourists), and Jaime del Álamo Calachi & Miguel Serrano Ruiz (Spanish TV Team).

MFV Lance at Cape Town

MFV Lance in Cape Town harbour

Departure from Cape Town

The MFV Lance departed Cape Town on Friday 15th September 2023 at about 14:15 local time.