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Bonaire

Tuesday June 1, 2010 Picton Castle sailed in to Bonaire on Sunday, a last-minute surprise decision to pull into port and wait for better winds on our passage from Anguilla to Panama. Trade winds are usually consistent from the east in the Caribbean Sea, but we had been having very light winds and EVEN headwinds, […]

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Atlantic Ocean Chibley World Voyage 5

Sailmaking in Anguilla

Thursday May 27, 2010 After Picton Castle sailed into Anguilla on Monday, the Captain immediately ran into an old friend of his, Captain Kevin Gray who has been working and sailing around the Caribbean for decades. As the two of them were catching up, the idea came about that our crew could help to make […]

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Atlantic Ocean Chibley World Voyage 5

Anguilla

Wednesday May 26, 2010 What a great time we have been having in sweet Anguilla. This tropical island port is a perfect first stop on a long voyage out to the Pacific and around the world – nice and relaxing after a North Atlantic passage. Ashore, nothing for the off-watch to do but swim, snorkel, […]

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Atlantic Ocean Chibley Lunenburg Meet the Crew Miscellaneous World Voyage 5

Anguilla Bound

Captain’s Log – Anguilla Bound Sunday May 23. 2010 Yesterday morning the Captain posted this notice on the door to the main salon scuttle (where all important notices for Picton Castle crew are posted): “Announcing – In order to put some sand between our toes and have a little fun ashore And after an excellent […]

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Atlantic Ocean Chibley Lunenburg Meet the Crew Miscellaneous Voyage of the Atlantic World 2008 World Voyage 5

Blustery

Captain’s Log – Blustery Saturday May 22, 2010 The Captain held a muster on the quarterdeck before supper yesterday to talk about our North Atlantic passage, south to the West Indies and Caribbean Sea from Nova Scotia. Using a white board, he illustrated our track so far, all has gone according to the passage plan […]

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Lunenburg Miscellaneous

Cargo Sale This Weekend!

Join us this weekend at our warehouse on the waterfront in Lunenburg for the Picton Castle Cargo Sale! A previous Captain’s Log will give you details on some of the items for sale, and below are a few photos from the inside of the warehouse on Thursday afternoon. We hope you’ll come down for a […]

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Lunenburg Miscellaneous

Picton Castle Cargo Sale

Looking for a unique gift? Or a handcrafted piece of furniture? Look no further than the Picton Castle Cargo Sale in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia on the last weekend in November. As Picton Castle sails around the world, Captain Moreland and the crew personally select handcrafted items from markets, studios and workshops in exotic ports to […]