To Boat or not to Boat?

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Francis Beaufort, 1805, an Irish Royal Naval Officer created this scale to relate wind speed to observed conditions.  Today when Bravo students arrived, it was a Force 5 (more wind speed in knots than the Coast Guard allows for us … Read More

Blue sky sailing aboard Townshend!

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Today was a beautiful sailing day aboard Townshend.  Before leaving the dock we had a group building initiative where some folks could see, others could talk and another couldn’t see — this activity is called “Monkey See, Monkey Do.”  We … Read More

Final Townshend Maintenance Day!

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

The boat needed one more day of maintenance. Our crew went right to work on various green painting tasks including the floorboards, sheer strake and rudder. We also prepped for and did some varnish work.  It looks fantastic! Re-launch will happen next Thursday, … Read More