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Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 16 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: H 16c L 5c, barometer 1013, morning clear, afternoon overcast and windy Training continues today by focusing on gaining more understanding and practice with sail handling. One of the main reasons we do this type of training in watches initially is because these are the crew members […]

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Day’s Run – 11 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Overcast, cool, H 14c L 11c, barometer 1010 It is so exciting watching the ship coming back together. From all of the sails, yards and masts that were taken down in August, it is amazing to see the reverse process. The crew is gaining so much first […]

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Day’s Run – 5 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Partly cloudy, warm, light cool wind, sunny, H 21c L 11c, barometer 1022 Today was a much anticipated day for most of the crew. Today, was ‘up and over’ day! Finally each new crew member will have the opportunity to head aloft. Directly after lunch the entire […]

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Day’s Run – 4 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Sunny, cool breeze, H 15c L 10c, barometer 1030. Much of what we do on the PICTON CASTLE involves a lot of coordinated effort from every person aboard. When I say this, your mind’s eye may immediately jump to the actual activity of sailing the ship which […]