Ship's Log

Updates from World Ocean School aboard Schooner Roseway

Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 48

Francis Bay, St. John

Jack F.

February 25, 2021 After our breakfast and muster we got chores done as quickly as possible so we could make our way over to Francis Bay, St. John. We left our views of St. Thomas after a perfect sunset and tacked our way over. We passed a bunch of cool islands including Jost Van…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 47

Caneel Bay, St. John

Casten C.

February 24, 2021 Good morning! Today was another day of sailing from Lindbergh Bay, St. Thomas to Christmas Cove (or so we thought). We woke up at a normal time and ate a breakfast of breakfast bowls. We prepared to set sail right after breakfast and ended up setting out around…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 46

Lindbergh Bay, St. Thomas

Cam M.

February 23, 2021  I awoke at 0700 to Jack's wakeup and the sound of the main engine. I get up on deck at around 0725 to jump on hauling lines as everyone had started hauling away on the peak and throat halyards of the mainsail. Fern raised the anchor as Capt. Wells put us …

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 45

Culebrita, Puerto Rico

Ang A.

February 22, 2021 Currently writing from Culebrita, a small island off of Culebra. This morning we were in Culebra for the start of our day where we worked on our ditty bags for a while and then went snorkeling. After our first snorkel we made our way over to Culebrita and ate l…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 44

Culebra, Puerto Rico

Teige W.

February 21st, 2021 Today's the day we leave St. Croix! Although Christiansted has been good to us I'm pumped for a change in scenery. We woke up late at 0830 to the news that we were going to St. Thomas. But quickly after we set sail we realized that we could haul at 8 knots if…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 43

Christiansted, St. Croix

Kara H.

February 20, 2021 Today started off with a quiet morning, we had a sleep-in until 1000 and enjoyed a yummy breakfast of pancakes. Shortly after we got ready for the day and mustered before going into the salon with Cap to finish our voyage planning. We spent the time planning lo…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 42

Christiansted, St. Croix

Sam J.

February 19, 2021 Another day in Paradise! Today we woke up to an amazing day of new things and celebrations. It's Holly's birthday, baby! The vibe is immaculate of course! We started off with a class in the sweltering engine room, the last of our classes with Nick before our so…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 41

Christiansted, St. Croix

Louisa L.

February 18, 2021 Today we woke up at 0715 like usual and had banana bread and baked oats and coffee. We did our morning chores and shifted to the dock to get fuel. After getting fuel, we jumped into classes and continued planning our voyage. We got into groups and looked at the…

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 40

Christiansted, St. Croix

Jack F.

February 17, 2021 Today was a day we had been looking forward to since we all arrived on the island. We woke up to a windy but warm morning at the mooring in Christiansted. After breakfast and chores we jumped right into the start of our voyage planning. We discussed the places …

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Winter Ocean Classroom 2021: Day 39

Christiansted, St. Croix

Casten C.

February 16, 2021 Goooood morning log! Today was another 0715 wake up to Jack and Louisa asking questions to get us up. We got up and had a breakfast of biscuits, eggs and meat. We had chores, which we finished up pretty quickly. We had class with Susz about rules of the road (b…

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