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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 – 06.11.2022 – We enjoyed Lisbon

Good morning everyone! We enjoyed our first full day in Lisbon. The weather has been absolutely gorgeous and everyone is full of energy and excited to be at our first destination since getting on the ship. Students did everything from walking around town, indulging in delicious seafood, visiting the Fado…...

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35022 – 05.11.2022 – We’re in Portugal!

We’re in Portugal! We finally arrived in Portugal at around 9h00. The schedule of the day was different from usual: We had 40 minutes classes in the morning. Then, we had a deep ship clean followed by a presentation of Portugal by David and Raf. At 17h00 we left the…...

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35022 – 04.11.2022 – dolphins swam beside the bowsprit

We woke up this morning to the sight of Lisbon on portside! The weather is very sunny and relatively warm. Yesterday afternoon, a pod of around 15 dolphins swam beside the bowsprit. We are all very excited to finally go to port after 16 days at sea! Daily Update Time:…...

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35022 – 03.11.2022 – approached the coast of Portugal

Yesterday we had sails up for a couple of hours as we approached the coast of Portugal. As well, we’ve been greeted by multiple pods of dolphins throughout our journey. Everyone has had lots of fun sliding back and forth from the rocking of waves and rough weather. We’re looking…...

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35022 – 02.11.2022 – a beautiful sunset

Today our dear floaties finally crossed Biscay Bay on their way to Lisbon. A calm sea state and a great climate in the coast of Spain let the floaties enjoy a beautiful sunset. The wind wasn’t collaborating with the Alex II, which led us to start the engine in order…...

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35022 – 01.11.2022 – a karaoke night

Yesterday was Halloween! We woke up to decorated halls and a ghost scavenger hunt in the mess. The rules: take Lauren a ghost from the mess and receive a candy. The sailing day was choppy but beautiful. Classes continued as usual, but the night turned spooky! Most students dressed in…...

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