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Day's Run Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 19 November, 2015

REMARKS: A good North Atlantic sailing day for PICTON CASTLE with almost all her sails set, and filling beautifully as they do their work, the ship creaming along with white water under her bow. The crew did well to keep up with the gusty winds today – quickly setting and taking in sails as the […]

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Day's Run Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 31 October, 2015

Happy Halloween! We’re underway! Much thanks to the crowd of Lunenburgers and well wishers who came down to the wharf to wish us fair winds yesterday. The first day at sea of this voyage and all is well aboard PICTON CASTLE. Seas are small and winds quite light though it’s cold. New hands are finding […]

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Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 9 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Cool, clear skies, H 20c L 12c, barometer 1015 On land something as common place as having hot water is almost taken for granted. On the ship it is a virtual cause for celebration. A few days ago the Engineer had our brand new water heater come […]

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Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 6 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Overcast, H 16c L 9c, barometer 1013 Aloft training part two – today everyone was able to have their first experience going out on the port or starboard fore yard. Under the supervision of the Captain, with a Mate and Lead Seaman on hand to give instructions, […]