Peak to Peak Charter School, Day 1, April 2014

Trip Day: 1

Location: Blake Island

Name(s): Quinn, Akanksha

School/Grade: Peak to Peak

Do you have any interesting stories about today….

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!

Any favorite wildlife sightings, quotes, games to share?

We saw a bunch of deer casually eating in someones backyard. We also saw a raccoon trying to swim. Lastly we saw porpoises swimming around the ship and seals too! And an Otter by the dock!

Describe the anchorage or moorage where Carlyn is right now:

We are docked at Blake Island. It is very low tide, no wind and warm. It is also very peaceful and quiet.

Today’s weather:

Very warm and sunny. There was no wind or rain. It was a beautiful day.

Describe highlights from today’s science and sailing watches:

Today we learned how to set up the main and mizzen sails. We climbed up the mast to hook a latch onto the halyard. Science deployed north of Blake Island using the zooplankton net, niskin bottle.

Do you have any questions, concerns, or expectations for tomorrow?

If there is bad weather how does it affect the difficulty of using sails Also where will we be going? Lastly, what will we explore in the science section of the day?

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