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Day’s Run – 3 November, 2018

As we make our way farther northwest, out of the South Pacific Ocean and into the Coral Sea, Picton Castle remains steady as she rolls through the larger swells, caused from the joining of the two seas. A rainy start to our day on board. This morning’s 4 – 8 watch were drenched but by […]

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Day’s Run – 31 October, 2018

The last day of October and we’re sailing¬†northwesterly into November. This morning, half sleepy-eyed and messy-haired, shipmates gathered on the aloha deck, sipping their morning coffee as the sun shone brightly on their backs. The port side fishing line became taut and Abbey, of North Carolina, jumped up with excitement and began hauling in the […]

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Day’s Run – 8 August, 2018

Picton Castle sails along on a westerly course, rolling side to side through the South Pacific waters with a beautifully painted hull. A fresh coat of white paint was added in Mangareva. Wind filling our canvas, a breeze blows across the deck and to living quarters below as the sun shines down warming our tanned […]

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Day’s Run – 7 August, 2018

Picton Castle – bound from Mangareva for Rarotonga. The day came in overcast, clouds parted late morning, clear blue skies, bright hot sun shining down as we shut down the main engine at 1145 and set all sails. To recap on our last port of call, the town of Rikitea on the island of Mangareva […]