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Bosun School

The Bosun School

The Bosun School, Picton Castle‚Äôs shore-side marine skills development opportunity, is quickly approaching. Starting September 1, young mariners will come to Lunenburg, Nova Scotia to advance their development by learning skills that are often difficult to master while at sea. An irony in modern sail training and sea education programs today is that it is […]

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Bosun School

The Bosun School

Here on our wharf in Lunenburg The Bosun School is in full swing and the gang has been busy, very busy. We have had six weeks of almost perfect weather at the ideal time of year. So often we find ourselves working in the cold rain and even snow while we down rig or up […]

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Atlantic Ocean Bosun School

Bosun School and Big Adventures, Part II

The next morning everyone was up unusually early (before their third wakeup), seabags packed and ready to go. We trooped down the street, hopped the fence at the Fisheries Museum, scampered down the ladder on the dock, and threw our gear aboard Pride of Baltimore II. I can’t speak for everyone else, but I was […]