On November 22, 2021, National Geographic Resolution parked in fast ice in the Weddell Sea’s Duse Bay to perform a special inaugural ritual. Gathered alongside the ship, guests, staff, and crew watched as Captain Heidi Norling, Lindblad Expeditions’ first international fleet female captain, christened the brand-new polar vessel. Here’s a taste of what it felt like to be there. Get Inspired By Photos, Videos, Webinars, Stories, And Exclusive Offers. Sign Up