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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 ›

Bremerton High School, Day 1, April 2014

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It was quite amazing today when going through passages having to dodge ferries that were constantly coming through, and having to set the lines and raise sails.
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Peak to Peak Charter School, Day 1, April 2014

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We woke up in /Colorado and soon found ourselves in Puget Sound! Magic! The weather was even warmer than Colorado! Not what we expected. Rain Rain come our way!
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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