Entries tagged with “USVI”

03/16/17 - Final Day on Roseway

St. Thomas, USVI

JWOs: Taber, Shekinah, and Nadia

 When we woke up today, the ship had already started sailing. We went on deck and started doing stretches, I’m a Stars, and chores. After that, we had a delicious breakfast of oatmeal and freshly made toppings. We spent the day doing rotations of Seamanship, Reading and Reflection, and Active Watch.…

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03/15/17 - Challenge and Growth

Vieques, Puerto Rico

JWOs: Amelia, Keshaun, and Drake

We set sail from Culebrita today and we transited to Vieques, Puerto Rico. The sail was slow, but we engaged in many activities, such as: writing poetry, riding the bow sprit, doing the usual boat checks, and eating spaghetti with meat sauce. Even though this has been an amazing experience, some peo…

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03/14/17 - Ship, Shipmate, Self

Culebrita

JWOs for the Day: Kai, Kitori, Ricquan

One of the fundamental values students learn on Roseway is the phrase "Ship, Shipmate, Self". It is important to balance taking care of the ship, take care of your shipmates, and take care of yourself. We hope students apply this concept to their lives after they depart by taking care of their envir…

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03/13/17 - First Day Underway

Cayo Louis Pena

JWOs: Lyric, Pheonix, and Adelaide

On this voyage, students are taking turns as a Junior Watch Officers, or JWOs. They're the leaders for the day and assist the Captain, mates and deckhand educators. They help with wake-ups, communicate important information to their peers, help stick to our schedule, and help lead evening musters. E…

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