Ship's Log

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 ›

Bainbridge High School, Day 1, May 2014

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Less interesting, and more of an observation… the level of organization that I’ve seen during this trip is so impressive. Literally everything here is organized. Explanations of boat life from the crew are clear and concise and no one is ever left confused. Read more ›

Methow Valley Elementary School, Trip B, Day 1, May 2014

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Yes the island that some people are going to sleep on a island called Cypress Island and it’s shaped like a alligator and its really cool. Read more ›

Methow Valley Elementary School, Trip A, Day 1, May 2014

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Today our watch, the water watch got to work with the sails.  Josephine had a great time climbing the mast to pull down a line. Genevieve don’t worry, your daughter was fine with a big smile on her face (she also had a great time cleaning the head!) Read more ›

Chief Kitsap Academy, Day 2, May 2014

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We had a nice day of sailing. We learned how to triangulate our location with navigation. We tested the pH of the water and looked at the plankton that we had caught in our previous science sessions. Read more ›

Pacific Northern Academy, Day 2, May 2014

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 Today it was raining really hard and you couldn’t see the waves because there was so much rain. Then after about 2 hours it all of a sudden stopped and for the rest of the day, it was sunny. Read more ›

Open Enrollment, Day 2, April 2014

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We learned how to raise the sails (main, mizzen, and jib sails) and navigate the boat more effectively. A big point of the learning today was how to Tack the boat, where we are sailing and completely shift the boat to go against or with the wind. Read more ›

Meadowdale Middle School, Day 1, April 2014

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We were just departing from the marina after an hour or so of safety instructions and tours, and were finally out in the water with eager anticipation. The deck member pulled out the water bottle crate and was passing out everyone’s water bottles, which were graciously provided by the staff, when someone yelled. “It fell!  The bottle fell overboard!” Read more ›

Island School, Day 1, April 2014

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Well, we very recently saw an otter that we named Oscar, and Casey here just got momentarily chased by a very angry goose, I think he got to close. And we saw an Eagle! Read more ›

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