Ship's Log

Updates from World Ocean School aboard Schooner Roseway

Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 8

Christiansted, St. Croix

Casten C.

January 12, 2021  This morning was the first on the boat, starting our day at 0715 by Sam whispering his wake up call of, "It's nice outside, time for wake up." We all hustled out of bed for our first breakfast of an absolutely delicious breakfast bagel with melted cheese a…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 7

Christiansted, St. Croix

Cameron M.

Monday, January 11, 2021 We started the day off a little earlier than normal. Holly came around 0630. We split up into two groups and went into town to get our COVID tests out of the way. I was a part of the second group going to get our tests. Luckily we didn't have to wai…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 6

Point Udall, Christiansted, St. Croix

Ang A.

Sunday, January 10, 2021  If you were to ask me which day has been my favorite, even though we've only been here for 4 days today would have definitely been my answer. We started our morning off like all the other ones, with a knock on our door from Holly. Except this was a…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 5

Christiansted, St. Croix

Teige W.

Saturday, January 9th 2021  The crew of Winter Ocean awaits anxiously as the Sugar Apple BnB for our upcoming time on Roseway. Although the BnB has been a perfect spot to quarantine from, I think I speak for the crew when I say we want to get on that boat! However, we must …

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 4

Christiansted, St. Croix

Kara H.

Friday, January 8, 2021  We woke up on our third whole day in St. Croix to the pitter-patter of our first heavy rainfall here on the island. Digging our raincoats out from our bags, we enjoyed our delicious breakfast alongside a vibrant rainbow above the Sugar Apple. We the…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 3

Christiansted, St. Croix

Sam J.

Thursday, January 7, 2021  Today was a beautiful day from start to finish on the colorful island of St. Croix! We started things off with breakfast at 0800! After breakfast, we all diligently worked on our dive certifications. Holly is planning out first dive soon... and I …

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 2

Christiansted, St. Croix

Louisa L.

Wednesday, January 6, 2021  Today was our first whole day on St. Croix! This morning we woke up and had breakfast. We then headed over to the tortoise garden that is at the bed and breakfast we're staying at. We looked at the tortoises for a while and picked a few up. As a …

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 1

Christiansted, St. Croix

Holly, Lead Educator

Tuesday, January 5, 2021  Today is the day we begin the inaugural Winter Ocean Classroom 2021! I am so excited! I woke up at the Sugar Apple, our quarantine location, in Christiansted, St. Croix, USVI eager to meet all of the students in person. Months and months of working…

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Reflections From Our Crew: Sean

Sean was part of our fearless 2020 crew aboard Roseway. He was our cook, so he spent his time keeping everyone fed and mentoring students during their rotation as galley assistant.  He had this to say about his time on board: "Being a part of the Roseway c…

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