Jet-skiers Rescued from Northwest Passage Steph Spencer September 17 Camping, Canada, News Ice in the Northwest Passage © marinebugs A reality television crew was rescued from the Arctic waters of the Northwest Passage while attempting to circumnavigate the globe on jet skis. The adventurers were picked up by the Canadian Coast Guard ship Sir Wilfred Laurier after calling for a rescue. The team were surprised to encounter ice in the passage and found that cold and ice had descended upon their camp while they slept. The unanticipated conditions, combined with a polar bear ripping apart one of their tents, led to the decision by the Dangerous Waters team to call for an evacuation and abort their mission to reach England on their personal watercraft via the Arctic. Find out more about this in The National Post Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. 1 + = Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.