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Blogs from the SSV Corwith Cramer

Dawn Watch

2023-10-25T12:23:47-05:00October 20, 2023|

Author: Tessa G., B Watch Ship's Log When I was woken up by Sophie for dawn watch my first thought was, already?Having just fallen asleep after a lot of rolling around my bunk it wasalready time for Bravo Watch to take over the deck. Once Johnny [...]

Good Times Aboard Cramer

2023-10-19T16:45:53-05:00October 19, 2023|

Author: Cole J., A Watch Ship's Log Tuesday October 17 2023Noon Position: Lat: 42deg 05.17 N  x Long: 64deg 16.56 WShip Heading: 180degShip Speed: 7.5 ktsLog: 803.9NMWeather: windy and cold, chance of rain / Wind: 16ktsDescription of location: South Of Nova Scotia When someone asks you [...]

Birthday, Burgers, and Firing Swells

2023-10-23T13:37:22-05:00October 19, 2023|

Author: Myles S., C Watch Ship's Log Thursday, October, 19th, 2023Noon Position: 38 deg 29.0 'W x 063' 44.4 'NShip Heading: 198 degShip Speed: 7.4 knLog: 1092 nmWeather / Wind / Sail Plan: Windy, warm, chance of rain / Wind: 16ktsSwells: 10ftDescription of location: Gulf Stream [...]

Departing Lunenburg

2023-10-18T16:08:42-05:00October 18, 2023|

Author: Noah Y., B-Watch Ship's Log Monday, 16 October 2023Noon Position: 44°04.3’N 064° 09.0’WShip Heading: 195°Ship Speed: 6 knotsLog: 679.8nmWeather: Cold and cloudy with some NNW windsDescription of location: 20nm S of Lunenburg Early this morning we departed Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, after an amazing 4days there. [...]

Port Stop Report: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

2023-10-17T16:54:27-05:00October 17, 2023|

Author: Ben Kochan, Visiting Assistant Professor of Maritime Studies Ship's Log Date: October 16, 2023 Ship’s Position: Lunenburg Harbor After ten days aboard the Corwith Cramer (including three days waylaid in Gloucester Harbor), Ocean Classroom students had plenty to be excited about upon [...]

A truly, trip-advisor-10-star-review worthy day!

2023-10-17T16:35:54-05:00October 15, 2023|

Author: Paige M., B-Watch Ship's Log Sunday, 15 October 2023Noon Position: 44°22.5’N 64° 18.6’WLog: 658.1nmWeather: Chilly Nova Scotian breeze with some sunshine!Description of location: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia What a day! After our unexpected delayed departure from Lunenburg, the crewpulled together quite the [...]

Blogs from the SSV Robert C. Seamans

Dreaming About Pin Rails

2024-02-21T11:56:22-05:00February 21, 2024|

Author: Delphine Demaisy, C Watch, College of the Atlantic Ship's Log February 19, 2024Position: 38deg26.860'S ; 178deg33.080'EHeading: 215Speed: 6.9 knotsWeather: Today's weather was enjoyable with winds coming from the NNW with an average of 4 on the Beaufort scale. Sea conditions were also favorable, ranging from 2 to 5 on the [...]

Some Well Needed Rest

2023-12-21T19:36:09-05:00December 21, 2023|

Author: Owen Newbigging, Queen's University Ship's Log 20 December 2023Current Position: Anchored at Great Barrier IslandShip's Heading & Speed: NAWeather: Sunny and warm Today started with a lot of frantic cramming, our ADRT essays being due atnoon. At the same time, we had our final [...]

Final Mission Frenzy

2023-12-21T19:32:52-05:00December 21, 2023|

Author: Emma Rose Mason, Colorado College Ship's Log 19 December 2023Current Position: Great Barrier IslandShip's Heading & Speed: At Anchor!Weather: Perfect Hi all! Emma here. I don't even know where to start with this blog because Ifeel like this week has been so magical. I was [...]

Sailhandling, sunrises, and salps galore!

2023-12-19T14:01:01-05:00December 18, 2023|

Author: Lucy Hylton, Colorado College Ship's Log 18 December 2023Current Position: 34'43.339'S, 177'41.316'EShip's Heading & Speed: 101.7' T, 4.7ktsWeather: NWxN wind, 10kts Happy sunset hour from just outside of Poor Knights Island!We just finished a lovely dinner of pulled pork sliders. After my Stu Stewday [...]

Sleep and Other Fantasies

2023-12-19T13:54:20-05:00December 17, 2023|

Author: Lev Janicki, Hamilton College Ship's Log 17 December 2023Current Position: 35' 17.2'5 S x 176'10.2' EShip's Heading & Speed: 4.4 kts & 260 HDGWeather: Wind NWxN, light. Clouds: cirrocumulus, sunny. There are a lot of things about being at sea that I really love. [...]

Evening Underway

2023-12-19T13:45:20-05:00December 16, 2023|

Author: Zeke Reilly, Grinnell College Ship's Log 16 December 2023Current Position: 35'15.24' S x 176'14.9' EShip's Heading & Speed: 4.5 kts, 230 HDGWeather: Wind 10 kts, sunny The endless motion of life aboard a ship underway is wearisome. At night, Icrave stillness in my bunk that [...]

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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