The sailing ship J.E. Bernier II

In 1977, aboard the J.E. Bernier II, Navigator Réal Bouvier and four crew members sailed through the Northwest Passage.

The ship is a living legend of the great Arctic explorers. During her era, the J.E. Bernier II was the smallest ship in history to have successfully sailed through the famous passage, renowned for its difficult ice navigating conditions. The sailing ship is a symbol of pride, passion and courage. Note: this ship cannot be visited.