Catharine Blaine – Trip 2 – Day 1

Trip Day: Day 1

Location: Cap Sante marina

Name(s): Catharine Blaine

School/Grade: 8th grade

The crew spend a blustery night on the Carlyn listening to the wind whistle through the rigging in anticipation of the students arrival in the morning.

Student Notes from Monday – Day 1

Please share some interesting stories about today…

A fellow classmate threw a piece of food off the boat and learned from the Salish staff it wasn’t the best thing to do. We learned the Carlyn travels to be self-contained and there is a way to dispose of compost and all our other garbage.

Any favorite wildlife sightings, quotes, games to share?

Some favorite wildlife sightings I saw today are porpoises, my favorite games I learned are “tap tap” and “who sir me sir.”

Describe the anchorage or moorage where Carlyn is right now:  

The Carlyn is anchored about 200 yards from shore where the other half of the group is staying for the night.

 Today’s weather…

Today’s weather was mostly cloudy and a bit sunny for most of the day, wind was not too strong and was not that cold.

Describe highlights from today’s science and sailing watches:

Highlights from today were learning new games, learning about zoo plankton and visiting Sucia Island.

Any questions, concerns, or expectations for tomorrow? 

Questions I have for tomorrow is where are we going to sail to next? What are the meals going to look like? and I hope to learn more cool stuff like I did today.

Catharine Blaine Fall 2015 Trip2 Day 1

Students from Catharine Blaine are excited for their trip on the Carlyn

Director’s Note

Tonight we are camping at Sucia Island with the Carlyn anchored a short distance offshore. The evening on shore wrapped up with games and s’mores around the campfire. The fire burned down as we all found our way to tents. The full moon was spectacular between passing clouds and the whole night sky scene was reflected in completely calm waters. Not a bad image to have in your mind for falling asleep. Tomorrow’s wake up call will come at 7:15 AM, and we venture on to another day of sailing and science.

– Dan

CB f2015 Trip2 Day 1 Evening Sky over Sucia Island

Evening sky over Sucia Island

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