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November 24, 2021

Setting Sail

Pike Li, C Watch, Colorado College

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Since my childhood, I have always had a zealous desire to explore the ocean.

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November 22, 2021

First Day aboard the Cramer!

Maya Morales, Smith College

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Hello everyone!!

I am excited to inform you all about our first day on the SSV Corwith Cramer! Many of us have been looking forward to this day for months including myself.

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November 05, 2021

I’m On A Boat!

Allen Underwood, B Watch, Hamilton College

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Remember remember! Too cliché for me to continue that bit even further. It’s November 5th, and today everyone has made sure I know the date with that funny limerick we can only remember four lines of.

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October 25, 2021

Bagel Day!!!

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As demonstrated by today’s blog title, this morning started off with something very exciting: bagels!!!

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March 04, 2020

A Shift

Megan Frey, 2nd Mate

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Two nights ago I did not sleep well.  Around 0230, I first awoke to the sound of the port jib sheet winch being cranked away on, we were gybing.  I could feel the heel of the boat increase and then I heard light rain hit the deck.  I lay there thinking about our arrival to Dominica and the excitement of coming up on deck in a few hours and seeing land, smelling land, hearing land.

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February 22, 2020

How do you Summarize a Life Time?

MJ (Maria Jose) Fernandez, B Watch, Teaching Fellow

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Hello! My name is MJ Fernandez and I am the teaching fellow for C-290 and today I have been tasked with what I would consider trying to summarize a lifetime. The students often mention this, but on program especially when we are out sailing time becomes very abstract.

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February 18, 2020

A giant, goofy family

Courtney Boucher, A-watch, Sewanee, The University of the South

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Although my name is Courtney, I now respond to “Beans” and “Beenzie” too. There’s a long story as to why, but it is one of the many examples of how the Cramer has made everyone act as a giant, goofy family. While other blogs have talked about the ins and outs of watch, meals, and bunks, I want to talk about the entertainment, in both its goofy and familial forms.

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December 23, 2019

Studying or Snorkeling?

Valeriia Vakhitova, Middlebury College

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Today we all said ‘goodbye’ to Corwith Cramer. I could see her proudly standing in the golden waters of St. Croix from the window of my plane: that was my last sunset with her. I believe not a single person remained unchanged through the program. But it might be a little too early to see the difference yet.

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December 17, 2019

And Now It’s Time to Play… “Who Wants to Be a Mega-Yacht Deckhand?”!

Rikki Borkowski, Colgate University

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Hello family, friends, and prospective students stalking the blogs! I am Rikki Borkowski, a student of the class of C-289! I have written once before during the beginning of our sea component and here I am again as we begin to finish up our semester.

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December 03, 2019

The Island Life

Daniel Karparis, University of Maine Orono

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Ahoy and land ho from Grenada! My name is Dan Karparis and I am currently a junior at the University of Maine in Orono, where it is most certainly not 29°C and sunny, sorry not sorry. I am currently writing this blog for December 3rd in the library of the SSV Corwith Cramer on December 4th at around 2100 (only eight hours after leaving the beautiful and friendly island of Grenada).

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