Ship's Log

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07/31/19 - PMC: Day Two

Gloucester, MA

Dexter, Declan, and Elisha

Yesterday we raised the anchor and started to head for Salem. The first few hours were beautiful as everyone got to their group lessons on sailing the ship. After that it started to pour rain. The wind shifted and the captain decided to turn around to go to Gloucester to ride out…

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07/30/19 - Piscataqua Maritime Commission (PMC): Day One

Rockport, MA

Entire Crew

To start, we toured the ship, going from the deck to the galley to the fish to get our bunks. We worked cohesively to raise the sails and leave the harbor. With many hands, every task felt conquerable. Underway, we learned all the emergency procedures, saw two whales, and had a l…

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07/22/19 - Summer Learning Voyage: Day Thirteen

Boston Harbor Islands

Max Ehrmann & Zenobia Houston

“Take kindly the counsel of the years, Gracefully surrendering the things of youth. Nurture strength of spirit to shield you in sudden misfortune. But do not distress yourself with dark imaginings. Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness.Beyond a wholesome discipline, be ge…

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07/21/19 - Summer Learning Voyage: Day Twelve

Provincetown, MA

Christian

I can almost smell home. It feels like not long ago I was waving goodbye to begin the adventure of smelling the roses, and now I’m waving goodbye to all the memories and time I’ve spent staring out into the open sea. Every day has been different but today was probably one of the …

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07/20/19 - Summer Learning Voyage: Day Eleven

Provincetown, MA

Michael

The past week has been awesome, I never thought I would sail a boat and meet so many fun adults in one area. I was shy at first and embarrassed to talk with everyone but I opened up because of everyone saying they liked me. My leg got infected and Tierney and Stone came with me a…

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07/19/19 - Summer Learning Voyage: Day Ten

Kettle Cove, Naushon Island, MA

Jayson P.

It’s been about a week and a half and who would have thought that the people on this ship would be very close friends to me. Claire, man I thought I would have never got close to you but look now, a bruised rib and a couple of cuts later and I can see that you’re an amazing perso…

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07/18/19 - Summer Learning Voyage: Day Nine

Orient Harbor, Long Island NY

Erica C.

It’s been 9 days here on the Roseway, and only 4.5 left. I got to be honest the first few days were tough for me but on day 5 everything changed. I’ve made amazing new friends, having dance parties, and especially feeling loved! Throughout this trip I have been supported endlessl…

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07/17/19 - Summer Learning Voyage: Day Eight

Kevin and Lily

Lemme tell you something... man aren’t we excited to get home. I miss my bed, and my bathroom- specifically the shower. I miss hearing my mom yell my name at the top of her lungs every time I do something wrong or if she wants me to go to the corner store for her. Although I miss…

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07/16/19 - Summer Learning Voyage: Day Seven

SUNY Maritime

Nina (aka Elyse)

Hey Boston fam,This is Nina (aka Elyse). I think I can speak for everyone when I say we miss you guys. Today is July 16th. We made it safely to New York and did a ropes course, but I don’t want to talk about that. I’d like to talk about my biggest challenge which led to my greate…

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07/15/19 - Summer Learning Voyage: Day Six

Hempstead Harbor

Concentration under the constellation Reflections both inside and out Us here wondering what it’s all about Saved with no wavesMast standing sentryI don’t know if we’ll ever figure it out But here we sit under the stars wondering whoWe really areTomorrow morning adventure awaits …

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