Ship's Log

Catherine Blaine, Trip A, Day 2, October 2014

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Today we looked at plankton under a microscope with the task of identifieng the different types of the plankton. We then recorded what was interesting about it and drew it in our notebooks. Read more ›

Catherine Blaine, Trip A, Day 1, October 2014

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There was very bad weather sailing to Blake Island. We got to Blake Island early and the weather got better and the sun came out. Read more ›

TAF Academy, Day 1, October 2014

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We saw a bunch of Jellyfish, Seals, Plankton, Deer, Sea lions and raccoons. We saw different types of Jellyfish like tiger jellyfish which Read more ›

Eton School, Day 2, October 2014

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Today, we found a detached buoy and rope with a lot of marine invertebrates attached to it and bull kelp growing on it! We observed it closely and discovered many different animals like nudibranchs. Read more ›

Eton School, Day 1, October 2014

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While passing a floating buoy, we spotted two sea lions resting. We waved and they waved back! Read more ›

Schmitz Park Elementary School, Trip C, Day 1, June 2014

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Cage “accidentally” threw his cap over board. The whole ship was in pandemonium and in kid matter “it was super crazy, man!” Read more ›

Schmitz Park Elementary School, Trip B, Day 1, June 2014

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We set of for the Salish Seas, half of our group set up the sail and the other half learned science. We learned about plankton and collected some zooplankton. We also collected water at different depths, in order to test pH level tomorrow. Read more ›

Schmitz Park Elementary School, Trip A, Day 1, June 2014

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Today was our first day on Carlyn.  I don’t think it was anything we expected. We split up in two watches; water and wind. We took turns doing science and steering the boat around. We’re going to be studying plankton and turbidity in science. Read more ›

Journeys School of Teton, Day 1, May 2014

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 We learned how to sail Good ship CARLYN! We sailed the masts: The Jib (front) The Main (middle) And the Mizzin (back).  We also stopped and samples of the water along the way. Read more ›

Manson Options Middle School, Day 1, May 2014

We arrived at the marina at around nine o’clock this morning after rising early and leaving our school and four o’clock this morning. We immediately got fitted for rough weather gear, luckily not having to use it all of the first day. Read more ›

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  • Wow! Can't believe our spring season is coming to a close. Here are a few snap shots of our amazing crew. Laughing & learning through challenges together. This spring over 500 student sailors & scientists joined us aboard S/V Carlyn. It's a privilege to be sailing on the water with this smart, compassionate & capable group of people. Fair winds as you set your sights on your next adventures! #salishseaexpeditons #wedidityawl #notgoodbyejustseeyoulater #whoruntheworldgirls #thebestshipsarefriendships⛵️ #scienceundersail #sailingscienists
  • It's plankton day for Girl Scouts - they've spotted lots of neat things, including tiny sea jellies!
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#jellyfish #plankton #seajellies #girlscouts #marinebiology
  • Getting some science done on the Good Ship Carlyn! These Girl Scouts are exploring the many variables that impact ocean health.
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#worldoceansday #goodshipcarlyn #girlscouts
  • We're sad that this is the last trip of our spring season, but delighted to have such a great group of Girl Scouts joining us this lovely weekend!
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#womeninscience #womeninmaritime #sailboat #sailingscientists #sailtraining #goodshipcarlyn