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Atlantic Ocean Caribbean Winter Voyage 2006-07

Two Days Out from Lunenburg

At long last, after gales and an early blizzard, the Picton Castle set sail on Tuesday afternoon at 1300. All the signs were there that it was time to go, from the snow on the decks to the excitement on the faces of a whole new group of trainees. We headed out of Lunenburg harbour […]

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Atlantic Ocean Caribbean Winter Voyage 2006-07 Grenada Lunenburg Prince Edward Island

Good-bye to Lunenburg, Bound for Grenada

Finally, the weather has given us the patiently anticipated window we were waiting for while all hands stored ship, bent sail and went through their first safety drills. On Tuesday the 5th of December at 1300 the lines were cast off from the Picton Castle dock in Lunenburg and a fine farewell given by Deputy […]

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Caribbean Winter Voyage 2006-07 Lunenburg

Getting Ready to Go

The Picton Castle is almost ready to head out on her next adventure, a six-month voyage in the Eastern Caribbean. Professional crew and trainees have been arriving since the middle of November, and with the full crew here as of Monday we put to work as a team to get the ship ready to go. […]