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01/09/20 - Landmark College: Day Three

Christiansted, St. Croix

Abby J. and Dylan B.

January 09, 2020Day 3 Today we woke up a little bit earlier than we did yesterday. The waves were predicted to pick up later, and we wanted to go hiking before setting sail for St. Croix. We piled into the small boats and made our way to the beach before we set off into the moun…

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01/08/20 - Landmark College: Day Two

Francis Bay, St. John

Ethan N. and Sam D.

January 08, 2020Day 2 Today was a day that revolved around the sea. We raised anchor at Christmas Cove and set off eastward. In the morning we crossed between St. Thomas and St. John and tacked further east to Francis Bay where we dropped anchor for lunch. We spent the journey r…

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01/07/20 - Landmark College Day One

Christmas Cove, St. Thomas

Amanda C. and Daniel R.

07 January 2020Day 1 When I first saw the Roseway she was sailing in next to a massive cruise ship! She looked so out of place next to it, like a step back in time. I felt like a pirate today when we were sailing around. During the sail I learned how to make a bunch of new knots…

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12/20/19 - Ricardo Richards Elementary School

Christiansted, VI

This week, Roseway kicked off her 13th season of St. Croix programming! Our wonderful and resilient new AmeriCorps crew welcomed 13 students from Ricardo Richards Elementary School aboard each morning this week to learn about communication, teamwork, trust, self-worth, and reflec…

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11/20/19 - Ocean Classroom 2019: Day Sixty Six

Culebra, PR

Geoffry H.

0129: We arrived in Culebra. B Watch anchored the ship. 0645: I was woken up to assist with breakfast. I was the galley assistant today which meant that I would help Lizzie (the cook) cook all three meals. 0700: All hands were woken up to start their day and begin morning chor…

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11/18/19 - Ocean Classroom 2019: Day Sixty Four

Vieques, Puerto Rico

Birgit P.

I woke up as we were coming into Vieques. It was a beautiful morning with the wonderful sound of Matthew and Holly playing the Ukulele. We ate breakfast and struck sails. As soon as we were done furling, we jumped in the water and worked on our ditty bags. All morning we swam in …

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11/17/19 - Ocean Classroom 2019: Day Sixty Three

Reef Bay, St. John

Chloe M.

Last night, the girls slept in deck. It was gorgeous out, with all the stars. Orion was especially bright and beautiful. After a good anchor watch from 5-6 with Lila, we slept well in our hammocks. In the morning, we shuttled a couple minutes to the beach on Maho Bay, and Kerri d…

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11/16/19 - Ocean Classroom 2019: Day Sixty Two

Maho Bay, St. John


Dear voyage log, It’s crazy to think that this is my final voyage log entry. Exactly one week from today I will be boarding a plane and flying back home. Time has flown by. Currently we are anchored in Maho Bay in St. John and it is absolutely gorgeous. My day began bright and e…

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11/15/19 - Ocean Classroom 2019: Day Sixty One

Buck Island, St. Croix

Lila B.

Dear voyage log, What a day on Buck Island, St. Croix. Never would I have ever thought that I would get the chance to snorkel in the beautiful reefs of Buck Island, one of the prettiest places on Earth. We started our day getting underway back to the mainland of St. Croix to dro…

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11/14/19 - Ocean Classroom 2019: Day Sixty

Frederiksted, St. Croix

Griffin S.

Dear voyage log, After a long day of finals, Nick, who works for World Ocean School down here in St. Croix, came and talked a little bit about how they get public school students on the island our sailing on Roseway. But before they go sailing, members of the crew come and talk …

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