Ship's Log

Updates from World Ocean School aboard Schooner Roseway

PMC 2021 Day 7

Gloucester, MA

Alexis and Gretchen

Thursday, July 26, 2021  Woke up. We had bussin' pancakes and bacon. Did chores including doing dishes whilst being sprayed by a hose from the other watch. We pulled up to Gloucester Harbor without the motor because we're awesome. Alexis went on the head rig with Shep and S…

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PMC 2021 Day 6

Rockport, MA

Augie and Skylar

Wednesday, July 28, 2021  We had donut hole-like things and bacon for breakfast. After breakfast, we had normal chores and continued our game of Assassin. We are down to 3 kids left. Then we sang shanties in the netting and made bracelets (very frustrating). We had slop…

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PMC 2021 Day 5

Kittery, ME

Cayden and Lauren

Tuesday, July 27, 2021  Today we stayed at anchor until midday. We then sailed to Kittery, Maine from the Isle of Shoals. After that we went flounder fishing but caught none. Then we encountered a storm in Kittery which rained a whole lot. Finally we had a movie night w…

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PMC 2021 Day 4

Isles of Shoals, ME

Hennessy and Brady

Monday, July 26, 2021  Today was a nice, calm day. We didn't move too fast. Once we got to the Isle of Shoals we put our sails down and made some sailor tattoos. We saw seals. They were fat. We saw some people. One of them looked like Jake Paul. The food was good.…

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PMC 2021 Day 3

Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

Anthony and Chris

Sunday, July 25, 2021   Today at breakfast we ate corn beef hash. We set sail almost right after breakfast and after our chores. The captain bet us all a Dr. Pepper for the first person to spot a whale. No one got a Dr. Pepper. We also sailed through part of a storm, w…

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PMC 2021 Day 2

Provincetown, MA

Ian and Briana

Saturday, July 24, 2021   Today we ate pancakes, oatmeal, and vegan sausages. Then we went whale watching and one whale came very close to the boat. We learned a lot about maps and poems. We had beans and a roll for dinner. We also got a nightly swim and a firework sho…

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PMC 2021 Day 1

Peddocks Island, Boston Harbor

Liam and John

Friday, July 23, 2021  Students arrived today around 1100. Then we all left Boston Harbor. We started going north towards Salem and then tacked south toward Cape Cod. We lowered and furled sails and made it to anchor at Peddocks Island. That was followed by evening chor…

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Junior Summer Ambassador 2021: Day 10

Boston Harbor Islands

Kyra and Allison

Friday, July 16th, 2021  Today was our last full day aboard Roseway. Tomorrow we are docking in Boston and around 11:00 AM. At 7:15 AM this morning we woke up and set the sails and sailed all the way to Wagon Bank on a hunt to try and possibly see a whale. Unfortunately we …

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Junior Summer Ambassador 2021: Day 9

Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

Kyra and Starr

Thursday, July 15, 2021   Today we woke up and had cheese and egg roll-ups. After that we did our daily chores. Then we walked to a nearby park. Once we came back we had a swim call. After swim call we ate and did our chores. Then we went to Misery Island and did a 1.8…

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Junior Summer Ambassador 2021: Day 8

Gloucester, MA

June and Navid

Wednesday, July 14, 2021  From the moment we woke up, it was very foggy for the first time and it was very hard to see our surroundings. Throughout the day, we were constantly blowing the fog horn so surrounding boats could see us. Today we had a lesson on buoyancy, where w…

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