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World Voyage 7

Back to Work

May 3, 2018 The day comes in fair and clear on the Picton Castle, a cool northeasterly breeze. Big ships and tugs and barges making their way up and down this big river at New Orleans. Big currents swirling about. A chicory coffee in the early morning light of dawn is pleasant enough way to […]

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World Voyage 7

World Voyage 7 – We’re On Our Way!

And we’re off! After a week and a half of preparations alongside the dock in New Orleans, Picton Castle and the crew of World Voyage 7 began the first passage of that voyage this morning with 47 people and two cats aboard. We expect to spend today making our way down the Mississippi River, getting […]

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World Voyage 7

Final Preparations For A Voyage

New Orleans, LA, USA – alongside at the French Quarter – Preparing to set off on a voyage – April 27, 2018 Tammy, 5 year old Dawson and I rejoined our ship a week ago here in New Orleans. Under the able command of Captain Sam Sikkema the Picton Castle and crew had sailed from […]

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Gulf of Mexico

Tall Ships New Orleans

For the past few weeks, Picton Castle has been taking part in a series of tall ships events called the Tall Ships Challenge, which is organized by Tall Ships America. Tall Ships America moves the Tall Ships Challenge around to different areas of the North American coast every year. This is the first time that […]