Ship's Log

Updates from World Ocean School aboard Schooner Roseway

Transit Update: March 24, 2021

Wednesday, March 24, 2021   Just a week ago, Roseway set sail from Christiansted Harbor, heading (ultimately) northbound toward Mystic, Connecticut, where she'll complete her spring 2021 yard period. After a very windy first day of sailing out of St. Croix, our cr…

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So Long, St. Croix!

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 After another wonderful St. Croix season, it’s time for Roseway to begin her yearly transit north once again. The COVID-19 pandemic forced us to get creative with our programming, but we were determined to provide safe ways for kids and families to learn…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 56

Christiansted, St. Croix

Jack F.

March 5, 2021 This is the final wake up, we were all headed to the airport today. Some of us taking a little vacation first, others heading home. The first group said our goodbyes at 0615 to the rest of the students and some of the crew. We loaded our bags all onto the small boa…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 55

Christiansted, St. Croix

Casten C.

March 4, 2021 Final day here in St. Croix. We woke up at 0715 for the last time all together. We got up on deck for a breakfast of breakfast burritos which were delicious. After doing dishes and morning chores, we began field day part 2. Starting by packing up all of our stuff a…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 54

Christiansted, St. Croix

Cam M.

March 3rd, 2021 Another early morning with wake-ups around 0730. Sam and Kara (the duty people) gave us good questions and we had a cold breakfast of corn flakes. After we ate we shifted over to the dock and got ready for our educational sail. We mustered with Colin and got the …

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 53

Christiansted, St. Croix

Ang A.

March 2nd, 2021 Hello from Christiansted! We started our morning off with a quick shift to the dock so that we could start our field day. When you hear the words field day you were probably not thinking the same thing so let me clarify. Our field day consisted of thoroughly clea…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 52

Christiansted, St. Croix

Teige W.

March 1, 2021 It's March! Which means there are 4 days left on our adventure on the high seas. :( Although we are all excited to take some much needed real showers and flush a toilet, I think I speak for the Junior Crew when I say we aren't ready to leave Roseway just …

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 51

Christiansted, St. Croix

Kara H.

February 28, 2021 Today started out with a much needed and appreciated sleep-in after the excitement filled voyage back to Christiansted yesterday. Some of us used that free time to journal, work on our ditty bags, or get as much sleep as possible. After having a relaxing and pr…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 50

Christiansted, St. Croix

Sam J.

February 27, 2021 Today marks the last of many for me on the Roseway. Not to start this ship's log off with a damper, my apologies!  -Hellooo ship's log! Today we prepped the fore, staysail, and a reefed main on our departure from St. John. Port watch was on first, so…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 49

Francis Bay, St. John

Louisa L.

February 26, 2021 Today, we had our usual wakeup at 0715. We ate breakfast tacos, had some coffee (of course) and got together for muster. We quickly got our morning chores done, made bagged lunches and started small boat rides to shore. We walked to the beach and from the beach…

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