35022 – 13.11.2022 – a man overboard procedure?!

Saturday started with a pod of dolphins putting on a show against the rising sun. A spectacular start to a wonderful day. Everyone’s eyes lit up as they took in the flat seas, and the sunshine as they came up on deck to colours. Choruses of “it’s soooooooo niiiiiice” and…...

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35122 – 12.11.2022 – Dear, floaty’s parents 

Another beautiful day at sea! Today was one of the first days that we lead setting the sails by ourselves. It was a very calm day and perfect for sail training activities. The weather was beautiful and students worked on deck while the sun shone. Our anticipation grows as we…...

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35122 – 11.11.2022 – good sail training

Today was a nice sunny day, we sailed for most of the day, and everyone did a good amount of sail training. Weather is calm and the boat barely rocking. A big change from sailing the North Sea. Three more days until we arrive in Morocco.   November 11  2022 Time:…...

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35122 – 09.11.2022 – brunch at “La Boulangerie”

On the 8th November my group and I first walked around the central/downtown of Lisbon and went to eat brunch at “La Boulangerie” before going to see the Belem tower, which is a beautiful place to visit. After this we had an organized tour at the Oceanarium of Lisbon to…...

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35122 – 08.11.2022 – We rode to Sintra

Yesterday was our last full day of shore leave before our port program today. My shore leave group took the train first thing in the morning. We rode an hour north to Sintra. We spend spent the day climbing through the forest up to Castelo dos Mouros where we learned…...

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35022- 30.10.2022 – day light savings time

Good morning friends and family of class afloat 2022-2023. Today, several of us failed to wake up on time due to our smart phones switching over to day light savings time, myself included. Yesterday we took the day off classes to rest, recharge, and also give our home a nice…...

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35022- 29.10.2022 – so lucky to see more dolphins

Yesterday, the 28th of October, was a rough but exhilarating day. We spent the day sleeping and going to class, an average day. However, we were so lucky to see more dolphins. There were babies with their mothers and packs of 12 following the ship. The weather hasn’t been the…...

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35022- 28.10.2022 – that the waves were splashing up onto the top deck

Good morning everyone, today was a gorgeous day, sunny and quite warm. The sea was so choppy that the waves were splashing up onto the top deck. We were also joined for a while by a pod of dolphins.   Date 28 Oct 2022 Time 0800 Lat 49 N Lon…...

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35022 – 27.10.2022 – starting in Cherbourg

Yesterday morning started off In Cherbourg France where we said our goodbyes to two of our first watch leads, Kai and Christian. We spent the day doing chores,classes and watch. During the 2-4 watch we were taught how to do anchor watch along with some theory sail training. Around 5pm…...

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35022 – 26.10.2022 – beautiful sun rises

Today was one of many to come beautiful sun rises, we can see Sherbrooke shores from the boat.  Yesterday some watches had their last watch with their watch leads before they left  to France the next day, the students had prepared cards, photos and even self made songs in order to remember…...

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