Ecology and Literature of the Sea



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Heading for Fallen Jerusalem
12/11/04


Iguana
12/9/04


Starboard tack
12/10/04


An expanse of canvas
13/10/04


Mooring at St. John
12/13/04


Class onboard
12/11/04


 

Heading for Fallen Jerusalem
12/11/04

Enjoying a quiet moment between tacks as we sail up the Drake Channel to Virgin Gorda

 

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Iguana
12/9/04

Iguanas. Everywhere. The shore's littered with them. They appear to be the ecological equivalent of a chipmunk...

 

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Starboard Tack
12/10/04

Taken on our first day on the water. Sunny skies, light seas, and a fair wind. What more could you ask for?

 

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An Expanse of Sail
12/10/04

With some basic skills under our belt we raise the topsails to get every ounce of leverage out of the wind. The elation of knowing that the vessel is moving directly because of everything we do is strangely balanced by the knowledge that compared to our experienced mates and deckhands, from whom we take orders, we know nothing....

 

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Morring at St. John
12/13/04

We return to United States territory and await clearance by US Customs.

 

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Class Onboard
12/11/04

The class takes a quiet moment in sailing operations to present individual class projects. Here, Sarah Drummond leads the class in a discussion of childrens' literature about the sea...

 

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