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Bending Sail in Fiji

By Kate “Bob” Addison July 11, 2014 Friday came in bright and clear aboard Picton Castle as we are lying here at anchor in Fiji waters. Another dry day, perfect for bending on more sail! Bending sail is an exciting moment in a voyage – one more step away from shipyard mode and towards being […]

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Ship’s Work, Crew Training and Canada Day

By Kate “Bob” Addison Thursday July 3, 2014 I’m sitting in the mess room of Picton Castle as we lie here at anchor off Suva, Fiji. We just finished a delicious supper of chicken parmigiana, eaten snug down below round the varnished tables of the main salon because it’s been such a rainy day here. […]