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Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Crossing the Atlantic

Written by Third Mate Anne-Laure Barberis It has now been three days since we left the last lights of the Cape Verde islands behind us, with no regrets. After two weeks in Sao Vicente it was time to discover new horizons! For the next two weeks at least, our horizon will be limited by the […]

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Day's Run Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 17 December, 2015

After a wonderful 6-day port stop in Morocco, we hauled up the anchor and got underway this morning, bound for our Christmas port in the Canary Islands, a little over four hundred nautical miles away. SHIP’S WORK: Continue to slush the rig, install new main topmast staysail halyard strop, continue overhauling flemish horses, chip & […]

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Day's Run Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 8 October, 2015

It’s difficult to take pictures of heavy weather at sea. Braced against the rail with the wind singing in the rigging and the decks lurching under you as she dances along, skipping over 10 foot swell with the white water churning under the bow and sloshing across the main deck and salt spray in your […]

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Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Departure Set for Saturday October 31 at 10:00am

All are welcome to join us on the Lunenburg waterfront this coming Saturday morning to see the ship off on her Transatlantic Voyage. Trainees arrived in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada for the start of the voyage on October 1. Since then, they’ve been busy with training, orientation and preparation for their first Transatlantic passage. On […]

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Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 18 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Sunny, cool, H 10c L 4c, barometer 1020 Today the crew enjoyed what may be their last day off while docked in Lunenburg Harbour. With departure moving ever closer, there was the obligatory mad dash to get laundry done. A big thanks to the folks at The […]

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Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 7 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Sunny, warm, cool breeze, H 27c L 10c, barometer 1009 What a gorgeous day today was. The sun was shining and air warm as we went about our daily tasks. The 8-12 lucked out having today off, but then so did we as a work day hardly […]