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Shakedown Sail

Shakedown Sail

We have officially finished maintenance period, what better way to celebrate than to go out on our first sail of the season with a Shakedown sail. The Good Ship is looking spik and span, and has passed all its' safety and annual maintenance checks. We checked the new...

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It’s getting hot in here

It’s getting hot in here

As part of our annual training to keep our kids and visitors are safe, the crew underwent firefighting training. Blasting different fire extinguishers and using fire blankets, they learned how to safely put out fires. A smoke machine was brought in to simulate a...

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Masts up!

Masts up!

The poor girl has been looking a little sad without her masts in the last month, luckily, she had her masts put back this weekend. It was a big job that went swimmingly, Russell even joined to be part of the big day. We shifted the ship down the wharf and moved our...

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A family reunion

A family reunion

We had a special family reunion on board today! Tucker Thompson's two daughters Kelly and Karuna, along with Karuna's husband and children, came sailing with us. It's been over 12 years since they stepped on board the ship that bears their father's name and they were...

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Rain, rain, go way!

We half way through maintenance and it would be fair to say that the weather has not been kind! Yesterday was the first day in recent memory that we had blue skies and sun all day. It gave our crew member Marsha Baker the chance to some work in the rigging. Otherwise...

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