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Atlantic Ocean to Pacific via Punta Arenas

Hmmmm.... looking at Punta Arenas on the map. Just wonder if you can sail through there without going through Cape Horn


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Sure can

Ferdinand Magellan did it in 1520 as part of his circumnavigation.

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NB as a route it is considered well dodgy because of the sudden strong wind gusts.
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