The Bush School, Day 1, May 2015
Trip Day: Day 1
Location: Sucia Island, WA
School/Grade: The Bush School/8th
Please share some interesting stories about today…
I learned about terms like port and how to use a winch, watching the sails go up. We also learned how to use a zooplankton net and how to use the ropes to measure how deep to go into the water, we finally learned the parts of a sailboat and how they work.
Any favorite wildlife sightings, quotes, games to share?
We played a game called big booty and we saw some seals throughout the day
Describe the anchorage or moorage where Carlyn is right now:
We are tied to a linear moorage in Echo Bay on Sucia Island. The Carlyn is on glassy water with a very calm wind coming from the north.
Beautiful, very warm
Describe highlights from today’s science and sailing watches:
Our experiment where we were catching some zooplankton
Any questions, concerns, or expectations for tomorrow?
The weather and amount of wind!