Entries tagged with “Seas of Peace”

08/26/13 - Sending All Our Peace and Love

Watch A: Tamar, Hashem, Rawia, Farshad, & Sophie

We woke up this final morning abroad schooner Roseway to the possibility of rain. We were up at 7:30 sharp, or okay more like 7:45 sharp after a couple friendly reminders that waking up and getting out of our bunks are two separate things. This morning was the first that we as Seas of Peace used our…

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08/25/13 - Swimming, Singing, and Climbing the Rig

Watch C: David, Bassel, Jonathan, Erica, Tamara, Osama

Today started off with a special treat—a freezing cold swim shower that shivered our timbers. Following the boy’s swim was a boy muster, where the Captain delivered what will forever be known as the famous “Head Speech”. Crew members and students alike agree that the “Head Speech” has joined the ran…

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08/24/13 - Stellwagon Bank Reveals the Second Largest Mammal on Earth

By: Rebex, Yonilay, Chai, AbulBete, ‘Smeen, and Amz; Watch B: Rebecca, Yoni, Shai, Peter, Yasmeen, Ahmad

Reporting live from inside the Fish. Today we were woken up KINDLY by the crew (no singing or screaming). We began the morning in Seamanship, although the majority of our watch was busy staring at the horizon due to seasickness. During Seamanship, some of us went up to the bowsprit and observed a fi…

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08/23/13 - Sailing, Sharing, Learning, and Whale-spotting

WATCH A: Hashem, Farshad, Tamar, Rawia, Sophie

We began our fourth day aboard Roseway with a rousing rendition of “I’m a star”, which was surprising, and delightful! After teeth brushing and breakfast eating, we did our morning chores and broke into our watches to begin our day. We hoisted the sails and took off for the high seas and a day devot…

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08/22/13 - Strongs Winds, Stormy Skies, and Whales

Watch C: Jonathan, Tamara, Bassel, Erica, Osama, Shai

Though morning feels so long ago, the Roseway crew and future sailors woke this morning with a splash as swimming time gave us the salty water cleanliness we all desired as we had our first sea bath. As we headed underway, the day took a different turn than those of the past two. Sailing for real to…

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08/21/13 - Provincetown Bound

Watch B: Peter, Yoni, Ahmad, Yasmeen, Rebecca

After being woken up in the middle of the night, with cookies, we checked the boat. We had to make sure the anchor didn’t move and that the weather didn’t worsen. We were woken by a shanty that some were not quite fond of. A delicious breakfast prepared us to hoist all the sails and start our trip …

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08/20/13 - Seas of Peace Sets Sail

WATCH A: Hashem, Farshad, Tamar, Rawia, Sophie

After an exhausting three hour car ride from the wilderness of northern Maine, we were so excited to reach the harbor of the beautiful city of Boston, Massachusetts. We unloaded our gear, each got a name-tag, and met the crew of the Roseway. We got a tour of the boat, were assigned our watches, and …

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