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Alpha Day 6: Brought to you by the crew of Sao Jorge.

By wpdev July 13, 2014
Captain of the day for Sao Jorge: Paige G
Mate: Elsie
Navigator: Kyle
From: Norman Island
To: Nanny Cay
This morning we sailed from Norman Island to Nanny Cay. Before we left, we did a navigation lesson and practiced our bowline tying skills. Today was our first challenge sail. That means we operated every aspect of sailing on our own without the input of Kevin or Meg! It was challenging indeed! We navigated ourselves back across Sir Frances Drake Channel to reach Nanny Cay on Tortola. We had our first docking lesson right before we got to Nanny. Paige G. did a great job docking the sail boat. Once we got on docks, we gathered our dirty laundry to be washed. We got our phones back to call our parents after we cleaned the boat.. We had a diverse leftover  lunch consisting of pancakes and quesadillas. After lunch cleanup we organized the galley for new provisioning to come in.  We spent the afternoon playing volleyball and went on a truck tour around the island of Tortola.
Once we were finished with that we all got to take full fresh water showers! We ate a great dinner at Pegs Legs. Once dinner was paid for we had a nice boat meeting on shore and a fun night on board bonding with our boat and Venture as well.
Today our crew did a great job of sailing the boat by ourselves
We need to work on communication while sailing
Quote of the day: There’s a spider on your leg”

Miracle Moment: Fresh water showers 

Don’t forget out professional photographers Armando Jenik and Yachtshots BVI!Armando Jenik:


The greatest challenge during the program was staying entertained during the quarantine period. Not being able to leave your boat and not having a phone, which was a crutch against boredom, it was difficult at first to stay entertained.