Soundings and Singing

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Today was our last day of class before our one-night Bravo Team Journey next week.  Honing in on the last pieces of logistics before Journey was the goal of today’s class. After our check-in about personal gear, we discussed menu details, … Read More

Journey is 10 days Away!

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team has been working diligently to prepare for the upcoming overnight journey on May 6-7. We started the day by reviewing the tenet “Boat, Crew, Self” as a way of framing the journey. We’ll need to always take care … Read More

Speed = Distance / Time…

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

…or another way to put it, plan to row unless you have wind.  Then go sailing, unless it’s on your nose.  Always look at the current guides to literally, go with the flow. Journey Planning for our early May Bravo … Read More

Be Here Now

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team is coming to the last 6 weeks of the school year and we’re melding into a team that takes care of one another.  Ship’s Articles is a social contract constructed in a democratic way.  We looked up the … Read More

Gybing and Tacking

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team had incredible weather today.  Sailing was the goal after we decided on an environmental project activity.  Stay tuned for more info about the project that we hope will take place locally in the next month. After welcoming a … Read More

A Little Help From Our Friends

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team was called in today to lend a hand to help launch Longboat Bear.  We launched Townshend a few weeks back (blog post: https://nwmaritime.org/bravo-team/floating-our-boat/) after putting lots of energy into her maintenance in the boatshop.  Bear is very similar to Townshend … Read More

Service Projects and Sunshine

Chrissy McLeanAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Today Bravo team started off the day with a focus on developing our environmental service project. We worked in small groups to brainstorm projects that could address four areas we are concerned about: deforestation, ocean acidification, orca populations, and plastics … Read More