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05/30/16 - Tierney Learning Center Sets Sail

A Watch: Alek, Bisrat, Emani, Courtney, Judy

Today is our first day aboard the Roseway. We were all a little nervous because most of us had never been on a boat before, but we were still excited for all the new experiences. After getting name tagged we became official Roseway crewmembers. We did “I’m A Stars” to show every…

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03/24/16 - Gifft Hill School: A Sailor's Life

St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

A Watch: Motali, Sh'Nyah, Lily Margo, Ananda, Sharianys, Benji

Today we started off waking up a little later than usual at 7:30, ate delicious breakfast sandwiches prepared by Della. At morning muster people came up with fantastic and creative songs and poems that they prepared during anchor watch. Our first team task of the day was reefing …

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03/23/16 - Gifft Hill School: Life at Sea Brings a Change of Plans

C Watch: Mya, Koba, Akhil, Caila, Emily

Today we woke up a little earlier, at 0645, expecting to go to St. Croix. But Captain Tom mustered us and told us that the seas would be up to and above 8 feet tall and it was too rough of a voyage, so we decided to sail around the island of Culebra instead. So we had a delicious…

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01/21/16 - One Last Sail: Returning to St. Croix

B Watch: Katie, Claire, Morgan, Carter, Amanda

Today we took our last sail on the Roseway as we traveled to St. Croix. A ten hour sail gave us time to enjoy the ship and reflect on our voyage. As we climbed out on the bowsprit (the wooden spear at the front of the ship) we took the opportunity to think about our time here in…

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01/19/16 - At One with the Turtles

C Watch

Today was… TURTLE DAY!!! After an early breakfast we headed over to a sea turtle preserve and had the opportunity to snorkel among Hawksbill and Green sea turtles. We were amazed at how close these magnificent creatures came to us. We also saw sting rays, sea cucumbers, starfish …

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