World Voyage 8

World Voyage Sets Sail In Spring 2022

Picton Castle is scheduled to set sail on her eighth world circumnavigation voyage shortly.  We had hoped, almost expected, to be able to begin the voyage this autumn, but travel restrictions and advisories currently in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic mean that sadly, we must postpone the start of this voyage until the spring […]

World Voyage 5

Bula Bula Fiji

A few days before we sailed into Suva harbour the Captain held a muster on the quarter deck to talk about Fiji. Some of the crew, including Mate Mike, Rebecca, Ollie and Logan, had been to Fiji before and they regaled the crew with stories of past adventures, recommendations for sightseeing, and general tidbits and […]

Lunenburg World Voyage 5

Reflections and Plans

An open letter to Sail Training International: We are now 1/3rd of the way and 10,000 miles along in this, Picton Castle‘s fifth voyage around the world. This really has been an excellent voyage thus far with truly a great gang, officers and trainees alike; set out in May south to the Caribbean no problems […]