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Days Run – 14 August, 2018

Meat donuts for breakfast! Called “bakes” in Grenada where they are a long-standing traditional side dish. Always a great way to start your day off here on board the Picton Castle. Busy, beautiful day on board as we motor through headwinds. The Captain says this pretty odd wind patterns but not unheard of, just odd. […]

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Captain’s Log – 10 August, 2018

We’re moving along beautifully, averaging 5 – 7 knots by the wind in our sails. Our hand-stitched canvas is filled as we glide along on a starboard tack, headed west. The sunsets and sunrises have been fantastic these past couple of evenings and mornings. Ship’s work: With gusting winds, this morning’s watch spent a lot […]

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Day’s Run – 9 August, 2018

Picton Castle rolls on through the swells. Crew members are treading carefully on deck as spray splashes up over the rails and soaks anyone or anything in its path. This morning we were topping out at 8 knots, we’ve eased down to about 6  this lunch hour. Ship’s work: Carlos and Anders continue their woodwork […]