Entries tagged with “Tall Ship Expedition 2012”

08/28/12 - Tall Ship Summer Expedition Wraps Up

We made it back into the city and wrapped up our 2012 Tall Ship Expedition with 10-16 year olds from around the Boston area. While they didn't know each other as they gathered on the dock on Saturday, they walked off the ship today having formed a great crew. They sailed, climbed, swam, worked hard…

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08/27/12 - Watch C Reports From Gloucester

Watch C: Philip, Ashley, and Harley

Today we lifted the sails and they weighed all together 4000 pounds. Also, today we climbed the rigging which is pretty high up on the boat because it has to hold the sails up. The top is about 103 feet tall. After we got to the top we yelled “I’m a star!” We all felt very proud of our self. The…

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08/26/12 - Watch A Reports from Rockport

A Watch: Hayden, Isabelle, Lily, Anteneh, Addy, Matt

This morning, we woke up to a breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon, and home fries. Then, we listened to the story composed by our anchor watch crews. We then raised the sails and the anchor and set out for Rockport. We had a discussion on ethics, and we raised our topsail for the first time on this v…

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08/25/12 - Tall Ships Expedition Reports From Nahant

Watch B: Natalia, Ariana, Meghan, Zach

When we first came here we got a tour around the boat. Then we did I’m-a-stars. Also we learned how to make knots and learned how to do 8 knot. We learned how to navigate the ship, and how to locate the ship on a map. We did boat checks and checked the clouds, speed, wind speed, and much more. We …

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