Ship's Log

Updates from World Ocean School aboard Schooner Roseway

Ocean Classroom 2020: Day 38

Long Island Sound

Ollie

Friday, October 16, 2020 It t’was the day before the Big Apple and the boys in the focs’l where all sound asleep. Suddenly we all awoke to the strumming of McKenzie’s wonderful wake up song. After morning chores and a deck wash in the rain we were greeted by a great br…

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Ocean Classroom 2020: Day 37

Long Island Sound

Mitchell

Thursday, October 15, 2020 With the New York City skyline off the starboard bow, Roseway sailed down the Long Island sound. It was one of our first days sailing with no motor and with the boat perfectly heeled over. After being docked in Mystic for five days it was nic…

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Ocean Classroom 2020: Day 36

Long Island Sound

Katie

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 As I stepped onto the slippery grey boat named shrimp, my feet almost slipped out from underneath me, but luckily they did not. I sat down by tiller and got ready next to Susanna to steer the boat. I looked up at Roseway, and Ollie was laugh…

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Underway for the Chesapeake Bay!

Long Island Sound

Yesterday afternoon, Roseway's docklines were cast at Chubb's Wharf in Mystic, CT and she maneuvered her way down the Mystic River into the Long Island Sound. She is underway for the Chesapeake Bay and crew and students are thrilled to step back into their voyaging schedule …

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Ocean Classroom 2020: Day 35

Mystic, CT

Jamie

Tuesday, October 13, 2020  This morning, the rain hit the deck hard. After about a week of sunshine, the rain is overdue. We started off the morning by splitting into two groups for a tour around Mystic Seaport. My group started off with a walking tour of the “town” that ha…

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Ocean Classroom 2020: Day 34

Mystic, CT

Hannah

Monday, October 12, 2020  Today was our 4th day docked at the Mystic Seaport. This morning was our first field day and much to our surprise, that did not mean running around on land all day. Instead, it meant we were going to clean every nook and cranny of Roseway. After be…

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Ocean Classroom 2020: Day 33

Mystic, CT

Aubrey

Sunday, October 11, 2020 A sleepy fall day docked here at Mystic Seaport. This morning we got a lovely delivery of croissants, cinnamon rolls, and scones from a Proctor Alumni and former Ocean Classroom student. Students and most if the crew had the day off so a good amount …

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Ocean Classroom 2020: Day 32

Mystic, CT

Torie

Saturday, October 10, 2020 It has been lovely being docked here in Mystic, Connecticut. The seaport village is very quaint and quintessential Connecticut. We can see small stone buildings on the water and looking out across the Mystic river there is turning foliage. Today wa…

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Ocean Classroom 2020: Day 32

Mystic, CT

Saul

Friday, October 9, 2020 Today we had the first deckhand turnover- I’ll explain briefly what this means. The twenty students aboard Roseway are divided into three watches. Each watch has a mate and two deckhands assigned to them. Every third of the voyage the deckhands and ma…

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Ocean Classroom 2020: Day 31

Fishers Island, CT

Ciaran

Thursday, October 8, 2020 It has been a great day so far aboard Roseway as we are anchored in New London, CT. We plan to move spots later this evening and drop anchor near Fishers Island before setting sail for Mystic, CT and it sounds like we will have a fun few days there.…

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