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Day's Run Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Days Run – 14 April 2016

It’s blowing pretty good, with more expected overnight tonight. ┬áCaptain still has us heading for Nova Scotia – it might be blowing too hard for us to come in tomorrow, but at least tucked in under a weather shore the fetch will be reduced bringing smaller seas and more comfortable conditions. SHIP’S WORK: Prep for […]

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World Voyage 5

Nothing Will Ever Be The Same

To say that this voyage feels over, three weeks after arriving back in Lunenburg, 14 months after the voyage began, would be a falsehood. To say that anyone who was crew during the 5th World Circumnavigation Voyage can yet explain what we saw, what we felt, what we experienced, would be untrue. The Captain warned […]

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World Voyage 5

North Bound from Bermuda in the Picton Castle

At dawn this day comes in overcast spitting light rain in a fresh southerly breeze hauling the Picton Castle and her crew north. Yards are squared and all sail is set and drawing to the royals. The Chief Cook asks for the main topmast staysail to come in as sometimes wind spilling off it spoils […]