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November 06, 2019

First Taste of Land

Natalie Summers, B Watch

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After weeks out at sea and a day anchored near shore, being enticed by the commotions and buzzles of land, today we would finally be able to taste the sweetness of land once again.

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November 05, 2019

Ha Ha Moments

Lydia Wasmer, B Watch

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There once was a land-lubber named Lydia who decided to join SEA’s new Gap Year program (Atlantic Odyssey) as a Residential Advisor and then aboard the Corwith Cramer as a Sailing Intern. After much residential advising, she decided that the sea would be a grand reprieve from the cumbersome land legs she had.

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November 04, 2019

Dreamboats and Soul Food

Sarah Whitcher, Assistant Steward

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Well we did it! Izac sighted our first land, the northern tip of Guadeloupe today just after 12! Ollie was closest to betting the exact time but went over by about half an hour, Wika was the winner with 8 am today - well done all around!

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November 03, 2019

Excited about our First Port Stop

Alicia Pane, B Watch, Middlebury College

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As we get closer and closer to our first port stop, Dominica, I am filled with mixed emotions. I am eagerly awaiting our first glimpse of land (and to see who will win the Land Ho bet) and to find out if you can really smell land like some people have said.


November 02, 2019

A Culture of Creativity

Riley Palmer, Sailing Intern, A Watch

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Growing up, I wasn’t allowed to watch TV or movies and the only entertainment we had was the entertainment we created for ourselves. My childhood was marked with grand, fantastical make-believe adventures lasting for weeks at a time

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November 01, 2019

Day 21

Frederik Hoffmann, C Watch

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Today marks our 21st day on the Corwith Cramer. Three weeks and many long nights later we are almost at the end of our journey.


October 31, 2019

Halloween Fun

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Halloween festivities included:
- Decorated ship with home-made donuts to start the day!  Thanks Galley


October 30, 2019

Half Way!

Charlotte Pontifell, C Watch

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Over the course of the past few days, it has become increasingly common to overhear people exclaiming how quickly our time on board is passing. Today marks our 20th day – we have officially passed the halfway point of our journey!


October 29, 2019

Trip South Round 2

Sophie “Süpi” Vallas, 3rd Assistant Scientist

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This is my second consecutive year doing the trip south and oh how different those two trips have been. This year, like last year, started a little later than planned and this year, like last year, we stopped in at the Sakonnet River, but this year, unlike last year, I am sailing for the first time as third assistant scientist!


October 28, 2019

Banana Bread and Knots

Liam Carroll, C Watch

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Day 18:  Another beautiful day here aboard the Cramer in the sub-tropical convergence zone of the Atlantic Ocean.  Today, students spent time learning the ropes of whipping, seizing and eye splicing for our Nautical Science class this afternoon.

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