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Day's Run Summer 2015

Day’s Run – July 27, 2015

Today might be the first time ever aboard the Picton Castle that I was a tiny bit glad for the persistent not so great weather. Rather than leave Rockland amidst a bank of fog the Captain made the call for us to stay another night. What did this mean? It meant that after lunch the […]

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Day's Run Summer 2015

Day’s Run – June 21, 2015

DATE: June 21, 2015 REMARKS: The crew worked hard and fast today, raising the skiff and Sea Never Dry back onto the ship first, then hauling up both port and starboard anchors all by 10:00 am. We are now under full sail on our way to Annapolis. Rounding Point Lookout gave us plenty of sail […]

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Summer 2015

Day’s Run – June 17, 2015

REMARKS: This morning the whole crew worked together on switching out the skiff we’ve been using for the one housed on top of the galley. Port watch then broke off to do some small boat sailing in the Bay while Starboard watch got busy on the ship’s work for the day. At 1630 the Captain […]

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Voyage of the Atlantic World 2008

Arrival at Galapagos

Galapagos is probably one of the most-anticipated ports on the voyage. Many times in the past day I have heard different crew members exclaim “I can’t believe I’m actually here!” With the first skiff runs ashore dropping crew off at a floating dock inhabited by three sleeping sea lions, it was immediately apparent that there’s […]