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Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Departure Set for Saturday October 31 at 10:00am

All are welcome to join us on the Lunenburg waterfront this coming Saturday morning to see the ship off on her Transatlantic Voyage. Trainees arrived in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada for the start of the voyage on October 1. Since then, they’ve been busy with training, orientation and preparation for their first Transatlantic passage. On […]

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Day's Run Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 26 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Clear sky, H 11c L -1c, barometer 1024 During the muster following this afternoons prepare to abandon ship drill, the Captain stressed the importance of donning the immersion suits quickly, and helping shipmates to do the same. Once this is done any other assigned tasks can be […]

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Day's Run Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 25 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Overcast, warm, H 14c L 6c, barometer 1021 Daily Log: While docked, Sunday is the day for the off watch crew to spread out through the town, getting errands done or just enjoying some quiet time alone. As our departure date draws ever closer most people will […]

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Day's Run Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 24 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Overcast, H 9c L 7c, barometer 1029 Primarily focusing on cleaning up the dock and warehouse, so many little tasks were completed today. The crew worked fast and furious to get everything done in order to grab hold of the dangling carrot – a few extra hours […]

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Day's Run Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 23 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Clear sky, cool light wind, H 12c L 4c, barometer 1024 Training is the focus for today. In order to free up the afternoon we finished off a few projects this morning, chowed down some lunch then got ready to exercise our brains. Each watch rotated through […]

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Day's Run Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 22 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Overcast, H 13c L 6c, barometer 1019 The ‘to do’ list was long and plentiful today and we accomplished everything that was noted down. It does a body good to see so many check marks on one piece of paper. From crossing the t’gallant yard on the […]

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Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 21 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Partly cloudy, cool, H 9c L 4c, barometer 1014 Daily Log: Today’s first lesson arrived at our morning muster, directly after breakfast. The Captain spoke about the importance of continually checking the lines when it’s raining and putting slack in them whenever necessary. When wet, the manila […]

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Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 20 October 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Overcast, H 14c L 6c, barometer 1020 How can a day possibly go wrong when the first thing you see is a stunning sunrise to the west and a double rainbow to the east?! What was even more amazing is that we had the double rainbow before […]

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Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 19 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Frost, cold breeze, H 11c L -2c, barometer 1027 Another layer of safety training was introduced to the crew this afternoon. During the walk though of the heavy weather drill the Chief Mate taught the crew about where the nets, safety lines and typhoon zip lines are […]

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Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 18 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Sunny, cool, H 10c L 4c, barometer 1020 Today the crew enjoyed what may be their last day off while docked in Lunenburg Harbour. With departure moving ever closer, there was the obligatory mad dash to get laundry done. A big thanks to the folks at The […]