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Atlantic Voyage 2012-2013 Lunenburg

Spring In Full Gear

By Chief Mate Michael Moreland A true Nova Scotia Spring is in full effect here in Lunenburg with all the seasonal weather swings and general flurry of activity that accompanies the lead up to another Picton Castle voyage. The waterfront seems to get a little livelier each week as more crew and friends of the […]

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Atlantic Voyage 2012-2013

Going Into Drydock

Getting into dry dock is an interesting process that started yesterday morning with heaving up the port anchor and four shots of chain. That anchor was set last June, so you can imagine the amount of muck we lifted as the anchor was raised. With just a small crew on hand and no substitutes on […]

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Atlantic Voyage 2012-2013 Lunenburg

The Countdown is On!

The countdown to the start of the Atlantic Voyage is on. By this date one month from now, trainee crew members will have gathered in Lunenburg to begin orientation, training and preparation before setting sail for Bermuda. That’s exciting! It also means that we have a lot of things to do in the next month […]

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Atlantic Voyage 2012-2013

Announcing The Summer 2012 Itinerary

We love when a plan comes together. Especially when that plan is full of fun, interesting ports, some we’ve been to before and some new places, adequate time for sailing and lots of opportunities to share our barque with people. Bring on the summer of 2012! It’s been a busy time here in the Picton […]

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Atlantic Voyage 2012-2013

2012!

The holiday season is over, we’ve all recovered from eating far too much and it’s time to look ahead to what 2012 has to bring. Here in the Picton Castle office, we’re already working months ahead, fast forwarding to April of this year when we’ll start our next year-long voyage. After a week or so […]