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Blogs from the SSV Corwith Cramer

Welcome Aboard!

2023-08-08T10:16:15-05:00August 8, 2023|

August 7, 2023 Jeffrey M. Schell, Chief Scientist Ship's Log Noon Position 41 deg 21.3’ N x 071deg 02.6’W Ship Heading NA Ship Speed  NA Log (nm) 0.0 Weather / Wind / Sail Plan An approaching cold front brings cloudy conditions, gusty winds and scattered showers. Description of location Alongside [...]

A Farewell to the Sea: Reflections on Our Last Day Aboard

2023-08-03T09:57:06-05:00August 3, 2023|

August 2, 2023 Riley, Jonah, & Lance   Ship's Log Noon Position 42°35.5’N x 070°40.0’W Ship Heading Underway Ship Speed  5 kts Log (nm) 364.9 Weather / Wind / Sail Plan Clear and sunny / SSW F2 / Stays’ls  Description of location Underway from Gloucester to Boston Harbor  All blogs from [...]

Whales, Waves, and Friendship Bracelets

2023-08-02T09:25:25-05:00August 2, 2023|

July 31, 2023 Ava and Eliza and Lance – A Watch Ship's Log Noon Position 42°52.4’N x 070°21.4’W Ship Heading 050 Ship Speed  5 kts Log (nm) 310.2 Weather / Wind / Sail Plan Skies clear, slight clouds / SSE Beaufort Force 2 / Full stack and main stays’l [...]

A Day of Adventure and Education at Sea!

2023-07-31T10:30:45-05:00July 31, 2023|

July 30, 2023 Riley, Graicen, Ruthie, Ayman Ship's Log Noon Position 42deg 53.2’N x 070deg 42.1’W Ship Heading  045 Ship Speed  2 kts Log (nm) 273.9 Weather / Wind / Sail Plan Skies overcast / NW x N Beaufort Force 3 / Four lowers Description of location Gulf of Maine, [...]

Hello world, from A watch!

2023-07-31T10:16:22-05:00July 31, 2023|

July 29, 2023 A Watch Ship's Log Noon Position 42deg 57.2'N x 070deg 06.2'W Ship Heading  195 degrees Ship Speed  1.1 kts Log (nm) 218.7 Weather / Wind / Sail Plan Skies cloudy / SE x S Beaufort Force 2 / Stays'ls and tops'l Description of location Gulf of [...]

Blogs from the SSV Robert C. Seamans

Crafting at Sea

2023-07-31T12:50:48-05:00July 31, 2023|

July 30, 2023 Becca Cox, S299, Deckhand- C Watch Ship's Log Location Lat 10°47.0’S x Long 178°19.7’W (somewhere in the Pacific Ocean) Weather Sunny, a faintly visible waxing gibbous moon, a few squall clouds in the distance, and an accompanying rainbow! Souls on Board All blogs from S-310 [...]

Bobby C Laundry: A How-To Guide

2023-07-31T11:36:22-05:00July 31, 2023|

July 28, 2023 Izzy Lardner, Deckhand (B Watch) Ship's Log Location Lat 07°36.6’S x Long 178°52.1’W, underway toward Fiji Weather Sunny Souls on Board All blogs from S-310 Bobby C Laundry: A How-To Guide(This, like all good sea stories, contains some exaggeration and adjustment of facts [...]

Book Clubs, Boat Dreams, and Ship Lingo

2023-07-31T11:13:16-05:00July 31, 2023|

July 26, 2023 Carly Cooper (S301), 3rd Assistant Scientist Ship's Log Location Lat 01°48.7’ S  x Long 179°56.5’ E Weather Clear skies and mild winds Souls on Board All blogs from S-310 Some weird things happen when you put 30 something people in a small place [...]

The Kaleidoscope of Colors at Sea

2023-07-31T11:03:20-05:00July 31, 2023|

July 25, 2023 Hannah Gerrish, 2nd Assistant Scientist Ship's Log Location Nonexistent! Weather Who knows! Souls on Board All blogs from S-310 This is Hannah Gerrish, I'm the 2nd Assistant Scientist here, and I'm thevlucky person who got July 25th for my blog day. On this [...]

Who Holds the Steer?

2023-07-31T10:51:04-05:00July 31, 2023|

July 24, 2023 Sil Kiewiet de Jonge (C302) (Best Watch), Deckhand Ship's Log Weather Picture Bob Ross painting a picture of sunset at sea with a few happy little birds, and maybe a cloud of rain Souls on Board All blogs from S-310 Who Holds the [...]

Blogs from the SEA Campus

Cloudy Day at Woodneck Beach

2023-01-26T13:19:34-05:00July 25, 2022|

Natalie Aluwihare Today we woke up at our normal time and had a whole bunch of things for breakfast. After our watch meetings, we set off to our first class of the day, Oceans & Society. We learned about the different types of sailing methods and different types [...]

Field Trip Day!

2023-01-26T13:18:55-05:00July 22, 2022|

Macy Brigham-Hill -- Sidwell Friends School &  Edward Iannuzzi-Sucich – Storm King School Today we woke up bright and early (at 6:45am!!) to go on a field trip to visit Woods Hole and tour the Vineyard Sound on the Zephyr. After a short breakfast, we drove [...]

A Humid Day on the Cape

2023-01-26T13:21:26-05:00July 21, 2022|

Marina Loewen – Lord Byng Secondary School & Miles Gabriele-Burke St. Francis School We started today off with a walk to the knob. It’s a little dike with a point at the end where you can view of the ocean. There was a really nice wind that took [...]

SEA’s Cape day one!!

2023-01-26T11:18:06-05:00July 20, 2022|

Ella McCarthy- Belmont High School  &  Sophie Buckley- SSSAS This morning we were awakened by our lovely RAs at 8:00 am. We then had breakfast and began our chores. Everyone is separated into four different watches and each watch is assigned a different task. These tasks include cleaning the common [...]

Whale Watching and Plymouth

2023-01-25T12:28:15-05:00July 11, 2022|

Gage Webber, Newton North Highschool Today was quite eventful. I started the day with an early wakeup, some breakfast, and preparing my lunch for the whale watch. After a long bus ride with many bumps, we all made it to the dock where we boarded the boat and [...]

A Day In The Life Of An Oceanographer

2023-01-25T11:39:37-05:00July 8, 2022|

Sydney Brant, Winston Preparatory School, Norwalk, CT and Harper Fortgang, Proof School, San Francisco, CA In our morning Oceans and Society class, we discussed the environmental and societal impact of the lobster industry. Every year, hundreds of Right Whales are fatally entangled in lobster trap rope. As a [...]

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