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Bosun Scool Lunenburg

Picton Castle Bosun School Wraps Up This Week

Bosun School is in its final week here in Lunenburg. Our students from Canada, USA, Finland, Iceland and Denmark have all made great progress. It’s tough to believe that almost 14 weeks have gone by since students first joined us at the end of August. We’ve certainly packed a lot into that time, everything from […]

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Lunenburg

Lunenburg Santa Claus Parade

Saturday November 26 was Lunenburg’s third annual Santa Claus Parade. Picton Castle’s crew and Bosun School students made a colourful splash on the streets of Lunenburg! Our Lunenburg-built dory painted in bright tropical colours was the main part of our entry, rigged with a smaller sail than usual in order to clear any overhead dangers. […]

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Lunenburg

Atlantic Voyage Itinerary Change

As the Atlantic Voyage 2012-2013 approaches, we’re pleased to announce an exciting change to the itinerary. The opportunity to sail with an international fleet of tall ships on the east coast of the United States and Canada in 2012 to celebrate the bicentennial of the war of 1812 is just too good to pass up! […]

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Chibley

Chibley of the Picton Castle – A Seagoing Cat From Lunenburg

Last night on a dark and stormy evening in Lunenburg, Chibley the Cat was hit by a car on Montague Street and died. She was walking from my house to the ship as was her wont. She had just had a fine dinner and a tussle, as well as a warning that it was a […]

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Bosun Scool Lunenburg

A Lunenburg Diary

Written by Eva. Eva is a Bosun School student of Finnish origins. She has spent most of her life married to classical music and has discovered the pleasures of sailing only recently. It has been a busy week. Last Friday we were celebrating Katelinn’s and Maggie’s birthdays at the Dory Shop with extensive cakes and […]