Maintenance Season Begins…

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Longboat Maintenance Season is upon us!  Bravo Team didn’t let up today as we began to make dust in the boatshop.  Winter weather has proven windy and the Small Craft Advisory showed us that hauling out Townshend wouldn’t be prudent.  … Read More

Huddling Together

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

With a Gale Warning in effect in Admiralty Inlet, Bravo Team stayed ashore today.  We learned more about the Certificate of Inspection that we are bound to follow.  4 parameters of conditions will keep us ashore – If any of … Read More

December Sunshine

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

We welcomed the opportunity to be out on this beautiful sunny December day. It was completely clear with snowy mountain peaks, harbor seals, glistening water and light wind. Onward glided over the water with our powerful strokes and competent leadership … Read More

The King of Tides

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team welcomed two new members today.  After doing a fun name game and brainstorming qualities of teamwork for our Ship’s Article, we headed down to the dock to take Onward for a spin.  With the recent King Tides (aka … Read More

Lee Shore Sailing

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team went sailing today with a southerly wind that took some teamwork and concentration to sail in.  Before we headed out, there was a chalk talk about points of sail and sail parts.  Many pictures and vocabulary words were … Read More

How to Learn

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team braved the rain showers today by gearing up and showing up.  All were in attendance and we took out longdory Onward as a way to try a new vessel with our smaller numbers. Many people commented on the … Read More

Going Slow to Go Smooth

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team numbers were small this week but not in energy or focus.  We went sailing on our longboat for the first time and enjoyed the weather and each other’s company! A new coxswain got to practice getting us out … Read More