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Lunenburg South Pacific Voyage 2012-2013

Pre-departure Task List

By Kate “Bob” Addison As our Picton Castle is about to set off on another epic voyage, this time bound for and throughout the amazing South Pacific in the trade winds, we thought our readers might be interested to read about some of the detail of our preparations. Sailing to the South Seas might seem […]

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Lunenburg South Pacific Voyage 2012-2013

Weather

By Kate “Bob” Addison As always before a departure bound deep sea of any kind, the Captain and Mates study the weather very closely for many days before we plan to sail. Last week Captain Moreland made the decision that the Picton Castle would not set sail as planned on the 21st, but stay in […]

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Lunenburg South Pacific Voyage 2012-2013

Departure Delayed

Picton Castle’s departure from Lunenburg has been delayed again, so we’ll no longer be setting sail on Monday at 2pm. There’s a potential weather system brewing in the southern part of the North Atlantic that we’re watching closely. Departure from Lunenburg will be delayed at least one day. As soon as we have more information […]

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Lunenburg South Pacific Voyage 2012-2013

South Pacific Voyage Departure

****UPDATE**** Due to weather, Picton Castle’s departure has been delayed until Monday at 2:00pm. Picton Castle has been abuzz with activity for the past three weeks with orientation, training and preparation for the South Pacific Voyage. New trainee crew members joined us October 1st and have been getting to know each other, working together, learning […]