01.01.2024 – No charthouse info; no colors (sleep in!)

Yesterday was around the halfway point of the crossing of the Atlantic which is exciting because we should only have around 7 days left! At 2pm we had all the…

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31.12.2023 – Happy New Years from the Alex II

Happy New Years Eve Eve from the Alex II!the Alex II! We started off the day with another brilliant joke of the day (What was the caterpillar’s New Years Resolution?…

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30.12.2023 – Schiffsvokabular – Perspektive einer Gastcrew Seglerin

Heute ist mein 30. Tag auf See mit der Alex-2. Ich kam als Neuling in Madeira auf die Alex und hatte vom Leben auf dem Tallship noch keine Ahnung. Ich…

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30.12.2023 – The beginning of another normal day

The day started off with a nice and sunny morning. After all chores were done, class started over. The beginning of another normal day in the middle of the Atlantic…

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29.12.2023 – Die Posttonne / Mailbox Bouy – Geschichten einer Steuerfrau

Eine Posttonne so müsst ihr wissen, ist eine Tonne, in die ein Briefkasten integriert ist. Solche Posttonnen, oder in Englisch Mailbox Bouy findet man auf jeder langen Schiffsreise, immer dann…

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29.12.202 – The day started off as your typical day

We woke up, ate breakfast, and then got ready for the day. Went to colours and celebrated Valerie’s birthday with a few splashes. Later on, there was a group of…

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28.12.2023 – some of us started a climb up to the top of the mast

This morning, some of us started our day with a climb up to the top of the mast. It was Beth and Mekhi’s birthday, so they got water dumped on…

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27.12.2023 – the sunset was beautiful!

Follow the ship at https://classafloat.com/sail/ship-tracker/   or   https://alex-2.de/schiffsposition/ Look for the wind at: https://www.meteoblue.com/de/wetter/maps/#coords=5.34/7.897/-34.423&map=windAnimation~rainbow~auto~10%20m%20above%20gnd~none   Yesterday was an exciting day!! Students were up in the rigging with their hammocks again, out…

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26.12.2023 – Atlantic Christmas!!!

Holiday: Christmas Crew morale: super high After sleeping in (Colours was cancelled in favour of a chill 1000-1300 hr brunch) and waking up to the smell of fresh pancakes, eggs,…

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25.12.2023 – Merry Christmas from the Class Afloat Community. 

Merry Christmas from the sailors from all across the world on the Alexander Von Humboldt! It’s very festive on board for a tall ship and that’s because each and every…

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