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Day's Run World Voyage 7

Day’s Run – May 16, 2018

Roughly SW of Jamaica Picton Castle has found fresh easterly tradewinds of about twenty knots and she is romping along. We find ourselves sailing beautifully through bigger swells than what the new gang has seen so far. As the crew members’ sea legs begin to engage they learn how to walk steadily and carefully throughout […]

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Lunenburg Meet the Crew

Captain’s Log – A Bosun’s Work

September 22, 2011 On August 30th, 2011, when the Picton Castle’s 3rd official Bosun School commenced, we welcomed eight eager students to the program. Almost a month has passed since that first introductory day and so we felt it was time for another Captain’s Log to allow some of our supporters, alumni and sailing enthusiasts […]

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World Voyage 5

South East Trade Winds

When the Picton Castle headed out of Benoa Harbour the humidity still hung in the air like wet woolly blankets hang on the clothes line – low and heavy. Within a few days and after some squally weather, the humidity had dissipated and we turned off the rumbling diesel engine and set all sails. We […]