09/22/14 - All Aboard Proctor Academy

All Aboard Proctor Academy

On this beautiful fall day in New England, atop the sparkling water and beneath the bright blue sky, a great adventure begins. This afternoon, twenty-one juniors and seniors from New Hampshire's Proctor Academy, embarked on the 2014 Ocean Classroom program aboard Roseway. Joining forces with the World Ocean School, Proctor delivered an energetic and focused group of students to begin a semester-long journey at sea from Gloucester, Massachusetts to San Juan, Puerto Rico.

After stowing their gear, getting acquainted with the ship, and giving their parents hugs goodbye, the students helped Roseway's stalwart crew drop lines and set sail into the early evening. After a good night sleep amid anchor watches, they will head for Stellwagen Bank in search of whales tomorrow. From them, only the wind knows...

Click here for some video footage of the departure day...

Stay tuned!