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Ocean Classroom 2018: The Big Apple and Beyond

Oct 18, 2018 2:33:02 PM

Proctor’s Ocean Classroom program has arrived in Norfolk, Virginia after waiting out the remnants of Hurricane Michael on Fishers Island in the Long Island Sound. As the group continues their journey down the eastern seaboard, students gain more and more responsibility running the daily operations aboard Roseway. Read the past week’s Ship’s Logs and check out photos and video from Ocean Classroom 2018 below!

Ocean Classroom 2018: From Gloucester to New Bedford

Oct 11, 2018 3:37:01 PM

Proctor Academy's Ocean Classroom program enters their third week (of nine) at sea as they arrived in New Bedford, MA earlier this week. Be sure to follow their adventures with daily Ship's Log entries at the World Ocean School's website, as well as in the student journal entries in the blog post below. Enjoy! 

Ocean Classroom: Rockland, Stellwagen Bank, and South to Gloucester

Oct 3, 2018 1:45:05 PM

Proctor Academy's Ocean Classroom program, aboard the schooner Roseway, continues to navigate their way through the frigid waters of the North Atlantic toward Gloucester, MA. Check out the past week's ship's log as written by our student crew. More photos coming to Flickr soon!

Ocean Classroom 2018: Northward to Castine

Sep 27, 2018 9:19:04 AM

Proctor's Ocean Classroom program set sail from Boston Harbor just under a week ago, but to the 21 students aboard Roseway, the rhythms and routines of life at sea have already begun. Check out the first six days of Ship's Logs, video, and photos of the first week of Ocean Classroom 2018 below!

Ocean Classroom 2017: The Final Days

Nov 17, 2017 11:05:58 AM

Landfall after 14 days at sea… Raising St. Croix from the crosstrees…Snorkeling in crystalline tropical waters…And seeing, first hand, the impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria… All of these statements illustrate what our Ocean Classroom 2017 crew has experienced during the last few days. And now it’s on to San Juan and the end of this voyage of discovery.

Ocean Classroom: Why We Send Kids to Sea

Nov 4, 2017 8:00:00 AM

As I write this, Roseway has finally entered the trade winds and is making way towards St. Croix, with an expected arrival sometime late next week. The passage from Fernandina, Florida to St. Croix represents the longest offshore leg of our Ocean Classroom program (+/- 10 days) and encompasses so much of what voyaging is about.

Ocean Classroom: Savannah, Charleston, and Beyond

Oct 26, 2017 1:13:24 PM

Proctor Academy's Ocean Classroom program left the calm waters of Savannah Harbor to head north to Charleston, South Carolina for a few days of learning and sail training before preparing for the long passage to the blue waters of the Caribbean. Enjoy the brief window into daily life aboard Roseway from the perspective of the student crew. 

Ocean Classroom: Arrival in Savannah

Oct 19, 2017 3:05:24 PM

Proctor Academy's Ocean Classroom program has arrived in Savannah, Georgia after a long passage from an extended stop in Norfolk, Virginia due to inclement weather off the coast. The crew continues to live, learn, and work aboard the 135 foot schooner as they travel south. Ocean Classroom director, Dave Pilla, will be joining the crew for the next several days in Savannah. Below find student and crew reflections from the past week aboard the World Ocean School's Roseway!  

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