Townshend Haulout

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

There were lots of moving pieces to create a successful Townshend haulout today and all of those pieces fell into place with a good plan and solid teamwork.  We met in the classroom as we usually do and discussed the … Read More

Getting Back on the Water

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Today was the first day back from winter break and Bravo Team was eager to get back on the water. We took advantage of the amazing clear weather for one last chance to head out on Townshend before we haul … Read More

Holiday Party

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Today was all about celebrating as a way to close 2016 of Bravo Team classes until our next class on January 5th 2017.  Time flies when you’re having fun. On the agenda today was for the group to make decisions … Read More

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