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SEA Currents: SSV Robert C. Seamans

November 24, 2019

Take it Step by Step

Mujahed Aghbar, Methodist University

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Mujahed and B watch deploying the carousel in the ocean.

Ship's Log

Current Position
35°13.817’S, 176°04.709’E

Ship’s Heading & Speed
4 kn

Weather
Sunny with a clear sky

Souls on board

This is Mujahed (Muj) from Methodist University, B watch. I have had a challenging day today as I took part of two watches starting at 1 am to 7 am and another from 7 pm to 1 am. I have also washed the most dishes in my life, so far, during one of my watches. I have to say it is not the most fun thing to do, but I consider it as a humbling experience to create a better leader.

I have been learning a lot on the ship; some about my ship mates and more about myself. I find not having wifi is advantageous to build a better ship community, and reflect about my experiences. It feels nice to have such clarity of mind without the interference of unnecessary news. Just learning about the various creatures in the ocean, sailing with a small community, and watching the stars.

I have to say that I really miss my family and friends. I hope they all are doing well!! I also can’t wait to practice unicycling again.

Much love from the Pacific,

Mujahed

Categories: Robert C. Seamans,Climate & Society, • Topics: s289  study abroad • (2) Comments
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#1. Posted by Elayne on December 02, 2019

Hi Mujhed, we were just talking about you at our thanksgiving get together. McCall and Eric were wondering how you are doing. We all missed seeing you and hope you are doing great.
Keep up the blog, we love knowing where you are and what adventures you are up to. With lots of love, Elayne


#2. Posted by Jennifer Ramos on December 05, 2019

Hi Mujahed!

Glad to hear you are well and enjoying life at sea without constant wifi! Esa es vida!! Keep learning and challenging yourself to explore the unknown, which ultimately teaches you much more about yourself than one often realizes.

Regards from Lima, Peru,

Jennifer


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