Lunenburg photographer Peter Zwicker (http://www.bacalaophoto.ca/) captured this amazing photograph this morning of Picton Castle surrounded by snow, ice and sea smoke. Thanks, Peter, for letting us share it!
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The Barque Picton Castle is a three-masted tall ship based in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada and best known for our adventurous sail training voyages around the world. Anyone can become a trainee crew member, no experience required, just a desire to become part of the crew that sails the ship. With the guidance of our professional crew, you'll literally learn the ropes. Join us as a trainee crew member on our seventh world circumnavigation voyage. The voyage is underway now and applications are still being accepted for later legs. Sign on now, your adventure awaits!
Monday morning and we're back at it full swing. The 4-8 watch set all
sails as the sun glowing orange and yellow rose on the eastern
horizon. After that, we sent them all to deck. Yes, that is correct.
We unbent our s...
"A circumnavigation is the stuff of dreams, the ultimate sailing challenge. Few pull it off. Making one’s way around as part of a crew under square rig is even more of a storybook adventure — and thanks to the double-topsail barque Picton Castle and her visionary skipper, Capt. Daniel Moreland, hundreds of people have lived that dream."