30423 – 28.02.2023 – a crazy day

Yesterday was a free day for students. We spent time playing Mario Kart, watching movies, celebrating Serafina’s birthday, and fixing the ship. The first issue was our dishwasher stopped working and students had to wash dishes by hand. The second was the shelving unit in the middle of the mess…...

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30423 – 19.02.2023 – Hamilton is probably the most beautiful at 6am

Hamilton is probably the most beautiful at 6am when I leave for my walk. Over the last couple of days I have been lucky to be joined by a few students who enjoyed the sunrise with me as we walked briskly through the cool morning air and we had wonderful…...

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30223 – 31.01.2023 – last night we arrived Dominican Republic

We just arrived last night in Dominican Republic. After preparing the Alex 2 for our port arrival by furling the sails, we had a nice time at the early all hands meeting this morning. Now students are excited to get to go out and discover what Dominican Republic has to…...

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30123 – 22.01.203 – Yesterday we arrived in Dominica

Yesterday we arrived in Dominica at around 12pm. We are surrounded by green hills topped with clouds and beautiful blue sea. The land looks so amazing from out here, and we all can’t wait to get ashore to explore it more.    Just as everyone was getting into their new watch schedules,…...

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30123 – 21.01.2023 – first whale spotting of semester 2

Yesterday was our second day of sailing in semester 2! The weather was great, so most floaties were up on deck, many spending the day in hammocks. We also had our first whale spotting of semester 2! In the evening we spotted Guadeloupe and a few other neighbouring islands. At…...

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30123 – 20.01.2023 – First day at sea for all the new floaties

First day at sea for all the new floaties. Some saw some whales and dolphins so it’s a good way to start the trip. Not too many are sea sick…. Thank the lord. There are rumours that we will be seeing sperm whales after Dominica, I bet you parents are jealous.…...

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30123 – 19.01.2023 – a great start to the amazing adventure

Yesterday, we woke up, had a great breakfast, and got prepared to start the day. In the morning, the new floaties had sail training and the rest of us had cleaning up to do. After lunch, everyone loaded the ship and Seb and Lauren organised the orientation presentation with the…...

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35522 – 08.01.2023 – preparation for the semester break

On January 7th, students wrote their pre-calculus, global history, and biology exams. In the evening, students began packing their seabags in preparation for the semester break. Students reported feelings of excitement to see their family and friends, and to rest up before starting their new courses. Time: 08:00 Date: Sunday…...

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35522 – 07.01.2023 – We are currently anchored off the coast of Barbados

We are currently anchored off the coast of Barbados and in the past few days floaties have been studying and crushing their finals exams. For some lucky floaties, the exams are done, the packing has started and the vibes are good. Only four days left until our semester break let’s…...

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35522 – 06.01.2023 – see you soon

Hello!! Yesterday afternoon marked the start of final exams. Students are studying really hard in the mess! Four more sunsets until the end of semester one and being on land again 🙂 see you soon mom and dad!! -Ellie   Sailing info: Time: 0800 UTC-4 Date: 06/01/2023 Latitude: 13 deg…...

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