Day's Run RDV2017 Rendezvous 2017

Day’s Run – 7 June, 2017

Crew practised sail handling, knot tying and lines. Replaced fore upper tops’l braces. Bound from: Hamilton/St. Georges, Bermuda Towards: Boston, USA Noon position: 34° 18.3’N 066° 33.0’W Days Run: 93nm Passage Distance Run: 188nm Distance Remaining: 550nm Course and Speed: NExN 5kn Wind: W Weather: squalls Swell Height + Direction: 2m  W

Day's Run Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 25 November, 2015

This week we assigned daymen from the watches because the weather is better and the gang are becoming more accomplished at sail handling, so fewer people are required in the watches just to sail the ship, allowing us to focus a little more on ship’s work. Rigging assistants for the week are Mackenzie and Gary, […]

Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 17 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Frost in the morning, clear sky, H 12c L 4c, barometer 1015 Frost! We woke up to frost this morning!! Granted at this time of year we could also be under snow, but still it was a shock to the system to see the hatch and deck […]

Atlantic Ocean Lunenburg World Voyage 5

3 low passed ahead

By Captain Daniel D. Moreland May 13, 2010 0510 at 41-36N / 065-13W Our nasty low passed ahead of us and about 0130 the watch started to get sail back on the Picton Castle – as I tap these keys we have a clear sky filled with stars fading into a sunrise, smooth seas and […]