Ship's Log

Updates from World Ocean School aboard Schooner Roseway

Junior Summer Ambassador 2021: Day 7

Isle of Shoals, ME

JWO Laci

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Today was a really early morning for the crew. We all got up at 5:30 am to go to land to see a rebuild of a 130 year old boat! It was really cool, and it looked pretty similar to ours. After we ate our pancakes and started our stations for the day…

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Junior Summer Ambassador 2021: Day 6

Boothbay Harbor, ME

Jackie and Hayhan

Monday, July 12, 2021 This morning started out with us sailing next to 4 schooners, one of them being the oldest boat in the country. Sometime this afternoon, we did a man overboard drill and a fire drill. As we were trying to sail with the little wind, we saw a bunch of sea…

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Junior Summer Ambassador 2021: Day 5

Rockland, ME

Zero and Jada

Sunday, July 11, 2021 Today the crew had fun, in my opinion. For breakfast we had pancakes, then chores like we do everyday. A Watch did deck wash, B Watch cleaned the fish (where we all sleep) and C Watch washed dishes. After our chores, we did a swim call. Everyone jumped …

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Junior Summer Ambassador 2021: Day 4

Harpswell Sound, ME

Allison and Ellis

Saturday, July 10, 2021 Today we had oatmeal for break and then we started to sail out of Harpswell. The sun was out and the water was a little bit choppy. We split into our watches and did chores: A Watch did R & R  Watch, B Watch did Active Watch, and C Watch did…

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Junior Summer Ambassador 2021: Day 3

Bailey Island, ME

Brevynn and Roman

Friday, July 9, 2021 Yesterday we were anchored all day because a storm was coming. We stayed in all day and played games. After lunch we learned a few knots: The Constrictor knot, the Round Turn Two Half Hitches knot, and the Ashley Stopper knot. At the end of the day we watche…

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Junior Summer Ambassador 2021: Day 2

Portland, ME

Kyra and Starr

Thursday, July 8, 2021  Today we all learned how to tie knots. We also learned how to find longitude and latitude and find out where we are on the map. In the beginning of the day we read Captains Courageous. Everybody worked as a team throughout the day, especially with pu…

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Junior Summer Ambassador 2021: Day 1

Isle of Shoals, NH and ME

Navid, June, and JWO Laci

Wednesday, July 7, 2021  Today we began our trip on the Roseway by doing some R & R (Reading and Reflecting) with our watch group. After that we switched over to active watch which included sailing the boat and forward lookout. Once we finished with active watch we switched…

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Turning Challenge into Opportunity

Executive Director Eden Leonard

Dear Friend, I hope this finds you and all your loved ones well.  I was reminded recently that John F. Kennedy said, “When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity." During the COVID-1…

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Waldorf School of Lexington, Student Reflections

Boston Harbor Islands

Thursday, June 17th, 2021 This week, we welcomed the Waldorf School of Lexington's graduating 8th grade class aboard Roseway for two days of learning to sail, putting teamwork into practice, and celebrating their time together at the Waldorf School. The days were f…

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Kicking off Boston Programming

Boston, MA

Thursday, June 10, 2021  Earlier this week, we kicked off our season of Boston programming with Inly Montessori School! Seventh and eighth grade students joined us for a morning and afternoon sailing around the harbor to wrap up their school year. Students learned about nav…

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