Squall Drill!

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

After Thanksgiving break, Bravo Team reconvened for a day of drills, rowing, singing and snacking.  We had a chance to share a gratitude from Thanksgiving.  Folks reported: good friends, good food, games, a trip to Portland, a trip to Standing … Read More

A Chance to Show Off Our Skills

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Today was an exciting opportunity for the Bravo Team. We had two donors, Steve Oliver and John Anderson, and Len Maranan-Goldstein our Development Director join us as part the crew. We took this as an opportunity to share our skills! … Read More

Creating Community

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Coming together to work as a team means building some serious skills in a fun way. Today we continued to get to know each other and learn to work together. Working with partners we didn’t know well, we tried some … Read More

Sunny and windy

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Today’s forecast was a sign of the winter southerlies that are prevailing in our area.  We took the time to do our weather observations as well as examine our Certificate of Inspection issued by the Coast Guard for longboat Townshend. … Read More

Going Slow to Go Fast

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

It’s a time-tested leadership tenet that sometimes you need to “Go Slow to Go Fast.” One goal of Bravo team is to develop our leadership skills and learn to work as a crew. Rowing and sailing longboats gives us ample … Read More

Rowing and creature sightings!

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Today was a wonderfully calm opportunity for Bravo Team to have a chance to row, observe wildlife, and practice teamwork aboard longboat Townshend.  After arriving and gathering gear in the bosun’s locker, we handed over the reins of the longboat … Read More

Stormy day

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team meets rain or shine, wind or calm and today we had a chance to learn more about the storm brewing in the Pacific Ocean.  After observing our local waters from the balcony of the Northwest Maritime Center (and … Read More

Bravo Team’s Last Class

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Today was our last class for the 2015-2016 school year.  Because both longboats were being used by Blue Heron Maritime Discovery Program, we were able to take out the Thunderbirds Zaca and Risa.  After sailing we had a celebration and … Read More