Peak to Peak, Day 3, April 2015

Trip Day: Day 3

Location: Jones Island

Name(s): Isaac, Shaan

School/Grade: Peak to Peak/7th Grade

Do you have any interesting stories about today….

The girls beat the guys again! In the morning the girls and the boys had a competition to find out who could take down the tents and get ready quicker. We stopped at Orcas Island and played capture the flag with our watches. It was a close battle but at the end both wind and water were victorious with one victory. On the boat, both watches looked at plankton under microscopes and identified the different unique types of plankton.

Any favorite wildlife sightings, quotes, games to share?

We saw Porpoises, Bald Eagles, Skittles the Seal and Sea Otters.  One funny thing that happened today was that Ayush made a song about sharks. As mentioned before, we stopped at Orcas Island and played a game of capture the flag.

Describe the anchorage or moorage where Carlyn is right now:

We are currently stationed at Jones Island where the Carlyn is parked at the bay. We took a scenic hike up the mountain. Wind Watch is currently camping on the island while Water Watch is sleeping on the boat.

Today’s weather:

Warm and sunny. Light breeze but nice.

Describe highlights from today’s science and sailing watches:

Many people got to steer the boat today while we sailed onto Jones Island. We learned how to set and put down sails in more depth as well as taking more samples for our experiment. We also learned how to tie many useful knots.

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

We are excited to learn more about sailing and using the science equipment!

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