SEA Currents: gap year
November 23, 2020
Prologue: Looking back before we set sail
We board the SSV Corwith Cramer tomorrow! It’s been a long road to get here already (literally and figuratively), and we haven’t yet set eyes on the ship. We’ll run you through some of the details.
November 17, 2020
Thanks for Nothing (and other final thoughts)
This blog post is a recounting of the events of 17 November 2020. The final full day of C-294 onboard the Corwith Cramer.
November 16, 2020
Thank you, Shipmates!
On many of my SEA Semester programs, I have the pleasure of writing a blog post like this one near the end of a voyage.
November 14, 2020
The Beginning of the End
After standing the first few dark, cold lookouts up North, and realizing we didn’t really know as many songs as we had thought, we needed a new method to help pass the hours.
November 12, 2020
Looking forward and looking back (with six days left)
Sitting on the quarterdeck in the hot sun and listening to my classmates present the many things they’ve discovered through their research projects, I reflect on a smaller discovery of my own: my favorite sentence in the world is, “Nobody really knows.”
November 11, 2020
“Planet, Planet-mates, Self”
Today has been a phenomenal day aboard the Cramer!
November 09, 2020
Salty Charcoal Grease
Without port stops, we read land through water. It is 0300.
November 08, 2020
Jeff don’t send this in yet it’s not done
As we dodge squalls and hurricanes left and right, we’ve been thinking more and more about the cyclical nature of this journey.
November 06, 2020
Squalls, squalls, and… more squalls
Hello to all! We’ve had an interesting last 24 hours, especially on C Watch.
November 06, 2020
Between The Land And The Deep Blue Sea
Dawn watch often times is the state of slight delirium and unwavering turmoil; however on this particular morning its tempestuous nature was halted by the frenzied cry of “Land Ho!” Thirteen days we had not seen land, and the unlit horizon transformed into the refreshing glow of Turks & Caicos.