Ship's Log

Updates from World Ocean School aboard Schooner Roseway

Dockside Programs are Underway!

Boston, MA

Friday, July 17, 2020 Today, the Roseway crew wraps up their second week of World Ocean School Dockside programming! We are thrilled to continue offering in-person programming this summer as an opportunity to escape from the computer screen and get outside with loved o…

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Historic Preservation and Program Update

Boston, MA

Monday, June 29, 2020 The crew has been busy completing "smaller" (but essential!) projects that preserve the ship. These projects range from block maintenance, refinishing the starboard Main Salon table, scraping and painting, and general organization of tools and lines. In a t…

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Welcome back to Boston, Roseway!

Boston, MA

Thursday, June 11, 2020  This Monday, Roseway cast her docklines at Gloucester Marine Railways and set sail for Boston. She is secure alongside the Moakley Federal Courthouse dock in Boston's Seaport and will continue to receive some TLC into early July. We are th…

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Invest in Our Students Today

Dear friend,  I hope this finds you and all your loved ones well.  Thank you for your generous support of World Ocean School this past year and for all that you have helped us to achieve! I am exceptionally proud of where we are as an organization and the resolve of…

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In Solidarity

World Ocean School is committed to advancing equity and fighting racism and injustice.  Every day, World Ocean School is focused on inspiring productive, responsible and engaged community members. Today, amidst the devastation and heartbreak of recent events, this means mor…

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Transitioning into the Final Stages of Yard

Gloucester Marine Railways

Friday, May 29, 2020 Roseway has been docked alongside at GMR since her splash on Thursday. GMR's crew has worked on realigning the shaft after several days of letting the wood re-swell, the crew are deep cleaning the starboard side of the Engine Room and giving the generat…

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Splish Splash!

Gloucester Marine Railways

Friday, May 22, 2020  Yesterday morning, the Roseway crew and GMR crew splashed the ship into Gloucester Harbor on the 11:27am high tide. Splashing Roseway is a slow and steady process, and it is essential to do so with enough water under the hull to ensure t…

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Making Good Headway on Multiple Projects

Gloucester Marine Railways

Monday, May 18, 2020  While it is critical for Roseway to haul out each year to work on seams, one of our biggest projects this yard (that we haven't posted updates on in awhile!) is her shaft realignment and propellor servicing project—a project that can only take pl…

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05/12/20 - A New Splash Date...and New Generators!

Gloucester Marine Railways

Roseway's anticipated splash date has passed, but we are grateful for GMR's flexibility to splash us in the next few weeks. Though we did not expect this change of plans, there is still plenty of good work and exciting upgrades taking place onboard before she floats...includ…

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