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Day's Run Summer 2015

Day’s Run – June 25, 2015

From dawn till dusk today was the crew working on getting the ship into top shape during the morning then pulled together wonderfully to take part in the Parade of Sails at approx 13:30. We had the distinction of being one of the only ships to actually set all sails during the parade. Coming alongside […]

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Day's Run Summer 2015

Day’s Run – June 24, 2015

DATE: June 24, 2015 REMARKS: With a pilot on board by 11:30 pm last night we hauled anchor just after midnight and began the journey towards Philadelphia/Camden, travelling through the Upper Cheasapeak Bay, C&D Canal and Delaware river. There were plenty of boat and buoys to be seen so a lookout was posted throughout the […]

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Day's Run Summer 2015

Day’s Run – June 23, 2015

Unexpectedly we spent another day anchored in Annapolis today. Starboard watch hopped the skiff to shore after breakfast while Port watch got busy with a few projects the Bosun had lined up. What I learned is that doing fine, detailed painting close to the waterline while in the skiff, on a day with a steady […]

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Day's Run Summer 2015

Day’s Run – June 22, 2015

REMARKS: Coming into Annapolis we were escorted by all kinds of marine craft. Some stayed with us for a while, some came by for a quick look then motored off at top speed. We’ve a busy week ahead so the Captain kept the projects to a minimum and gave each watch some time ashore. SHIP’S […]

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Day's Run Summer 2015

Day’s Run – June 21, 2015

DATE: June 21, 2015 REMARKS: The crew worked hard and fast today, raising the skiff and Sea Never Dry back onto the ship first, then hauling up both port and starboard anchors all by 10:00 am. We are now under full sail on our way to Annapolis. Rounding Point Lookout gave us plenty of sail […]

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Day’s Run – 20 June, 2015

DATE: June 20, 2015 REMARKS: The ship is looking absolutely beautiful. With the topsides and the waterline freshly painted she looks like a brand new ship. The excitement yesterday was again later in the evening when we had the remnants of a tropical storm blow through. For about 30 minutes the wind whipped by and […]

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Summer 2015

Day’s Run: June 19, 2015

DATE: June 19, 2015 REMARKS: With a birthday both yesterday and today it seemed like a perfect time for the first Marlin Spike of the summer voyage! Oddly enough this also corresponded with Sweden’s Midsummer celebration which we rung in with pints of beautiful strawberries. SHIP’S WORK: Painted all the topsides; painted chains in the […]

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Summer 2015

Captain’s Log – Lunenburg, NS to Cape Charles, VA

Written by Ashley Mulock We’ve been at anchor for two nights now at the mouth of the York River on Chesapeake Bay, enough time to reflect back on the journey that brought us here. Sailing in under clear blue skies and a cool breeze it hardly seems real that only two days ago we were […]

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Summer 2015

Day’s Run – June 17, 2015

REMARKS: This morning the whole crew worked together on switching out the skiff we’ve been using for the one housed on top of the galley. Port watch then broke off to do some small boat sailing in the Bay while Starboard watch got busy on the ship’s work for the day. At 1630 the Captain […]

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Summer 2015

Day’s Run – June 16, 2015

DATE: June 16, 2015 REMARKS: Since we are staying here at Ingram Bay for a couple of days we launched the Mautamuy so the watches can take turns doing some small boat sailing. Today was Starboard’s turn. Port watch listened to tunes while we worked and is looking forward to a night in town. The […]