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Day's Run Summer 2015

Day’s Run – August 6, 2015

Today the down rigging continues. Now that all of the sails are safely tucked away it is time to focus on the running rigging. This includes all lines, hanks, sheet pennants and gaskets, much of which we finished this afternoon. The days are as full and tiring as one spent tacking our way into harbours. […]

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Day's Run Summer 2015

Day’s Run: July 18, 2015

REMARKS: We had a crazy busy day today and the crew did a fantastic job. Coming into Portland the Parade of Sails began around 1330. On board we had several local media personnel doing, among other things, live newscasts which also made working around them a little interesting. The parade itself went really well – […]

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Day's Run Summer 2015

Day’s Run – July 8, 2015

REMARKS: With 15 new trainees on board we have begun the orientation, safety/emergency drills and line handling lessons. Trying not to overload everyone is a difficult things as there is just so much to go over and become familiar with in a short amount of time. Everyone is doing a good job of listening to […]

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Day's Run Summer 2015

Day’s Run – July 3, 2015

REMARKS: We have officially arrived at our next Tall Ship Festival in Greenport New York where we will be for the Fourth of July celebrations. Wandering through town you can actually see it filling up with people curious to explore the ships that are docked nearby. There is an energy here, an all encompassing American […]

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Day's Run Summer 2015

Day’s Run – June 28, 2015

REMARKS: The rain from yesterday has resulted in a flood of people coming by to see the ship today. For eight straight hours we welcomed a steady stream of visitors, all excited to walk about the decks of a living, breathing tall ship. The kids were fascinated with the bounty on the hatch (our ship […]

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Day's Run Summer 2015

Day’s Run – June 27, 2015

REMARKS: When ashore at a Tall Ship Festival there is just nothing better than seeing a long line of people waiting to board the Picton Castle. Both yesterday and today hundreds of people made their way through the ship, asking questions galore and craning their necks to get a good look at the top of […]

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Summer 2015

Captain’s Log – Lunenburg, NS to Cape Charles, VA

Written by Ashley Mulock We’ve been at anchor for two nights now at the mouth of the York River on Chesapeake Bay, enough time to reflect back on the journey that brought us here. Sailing in under clear blue skies and a cool breeze it hardly seems real that only two days ago we were […]

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Summer 2015

Day’s Run – June 16, 2015

DATE: June 16, 2015 REMARKS: Since we are staying here at Ingram Bay for a couple of days we launched the Mautamuy so the watches can take turns doing some small boat sailing. Today was Starboard’s turn. Port watch listened to tunes while we worked and is looking forward to a night in town. The […]