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10/07/17 - Ocean Classroom 2017: Nautical Flags!

Rowan

October 7, 2017: We left our anchorage after chores this morning and made way for the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. As we motored through the canal, students had navigation class with Miss Young where they learned “rules of the road” and history class with Matthew where the…

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10/06/17 - Ocean Classroom 2017: Delaware Bay

Parker

October 6, 2017: A rather frightening day about Roseway it was. While the seas had calmed and the vicious vomiting came to a temporary halt, we were not able to let our guards down. At about 1300, Roseway experienced an arthropodal attack. All was well when suddenly a mutant demo…

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10/05/17 - Ocean Classroom 2017: Voyaging Down the New Jersey Coast

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Lulu

October 5, 2017: Today we sail off the coast of New Jersey. Although there was not a cloud in the sky, that could not stop the Roseway from getting wet! While for the lucky few that had the day off today, their day was filled with hours of long naps. Others were on watch, in navi…

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10/04/17 - Ocean Classroom 2017: A Day for the Books

Connor

October 4, 2017: Today was an extremely exciting day for the students and crew aboard Roseway. This was our second day of voyaging to Norfolk, Virginia, and we hit two major firsts for us. One of them was that we had our first real night watches last night and this morning. …

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10/02/17 - Ocean Classroom 2017: Reflecting on Personal Realizations

New London, CT

Ethan

October 2, 2017: Today we were forced to make an unexpected stop in New London, CT. The coolant pumps for the generator stopped working, so we have been moored since around 10:00, and as it turns out, we seem to be spending the night. It feels odd to stop in a town and still have…

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10/01/17 - Ocean Classroom 2017: Learning Lines and Knots

New London, CT

Ivy

October 1, 2017: In lieu of a written entry, Ivy created a beautiful sketch of Roseway for today’s log. Today we made way from New Bedford to New London. We will be making a quick pit-stop to pick up supplies for the boat, and then we plan to sail south towards Norfolk, VA.…

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09/30/17 - Ocean Classroom 2017: Whaling History

New Bedford, MA

Ian

September 30, 2017: Today marks the closing day of September. The morning was rather wet but not rainy. Chad had said it was raining during wake up so everyone got foulies on without needing them. But that’s ok because a cute dog appeared on the Roseway this morning. That wa…

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09/29/17 - Ocean Classroom 2017: New Bedford Whaling Museum

New Bedford, MA

Chad

September 29, 2017: Woke up bright and early to the sound of Kai’s voice yelling about the fish. We had all sorts of plans for the day. Scheduled and organized. Once we finished breakfast we went to the New Bedford Whaling Museum and learned all about whales and whaling. We had s…

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09/28/17 - Ocean Classroom 2017: New Bedford

New Bedford, MA

Will

September 28, 2017: Today we sailed into New Bedford. We started the day of with our first navigation class with Captain, where we learned about reading charts and finding your way into port. After that, we were given an hour to eat in town. Next we went to a fishing museum and l…

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