Different Drum Sailing Adventures

Educational sailing adventures for teens and young adults "Changing lives one adventure at a time"

12 June 2013 | Potomac River
12 June 2013 | Potomac River
18 April 2013 | Ship Channel Cay
18 April 2013 | Norman's Cay
20 March 2013 | Highbourne Cay
20 March 2013 | Highbourne Cay
20 March 2013 | Shroud Cay
20 March 2013 | Shroud Cay
20 March 2013 | Norman's Cay
20 March 2013 | Allen's Cay
20 March 2013 | Allen's Cay
24 February 2013 | Norman''s Cay
24 February 2013 | Norman''s Cay
24 February 2013 | Allen's Cay
24 February 2013 | Ship Channel Cay
21 February 2013 | Nassau
21 February 2013 | Nassau
21 February 2013 | Nassau
20 February 2013 | Coral Harbour
18 February 2013 | Coral Harbour

CELC aboard Boundless Day 2

20 May 2011 | St. Mary's, MD
Each morning we have a 'cockpit' meeting to listen to the NOAA (National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration) weather forecast, take down information about the current amperage and voltage levels of the engine, have some sort of lesson i.e. navigation, meteorology, seamanship, and a daily quote given to us by Captain Jeff. Quote for today:

"I believe that only one person in a thousand knows the trick of really living in the present. Most of us spend 59 minutes an hour living in the past, with regret for lost joys, or shame for things badly done (both utterly useless and weaking) - or in a future which we either long for or dread. Yet the past is gone beyond prayer, and every minute you spend in the vain effort to anticipate the future is a moment lost. There is only one world, the world pressing against you this minute. There is only one minute in which you are alive, this minute - here and now. The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle. Which is exactly what it is - a miracle and unrepeatable." - Storm Jameson

Today we awoke to a beautifully sunny day with wind at between 10-15 knots. Through the day the wind lessened, yet we still were able to use sailpower to get to our destination - near St. Mary's City on the St. Mary's River in Maryland. Approximately 25 miles and 7ish hours later, we set anchor in the peaceful and pristine cove in which we are at the moment. En route, students had a literature class, did some math, steered the boat, relaxed and read on deck, talked and laughed.

Time to be in the moment - we are all well.
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Vessel Name: Boundless
Vessel Make/Model: Morgan 462
Hailing Port: Chester Gap, VA
Crew: Capt. Jeff
Home Page: www.differentdrumsailing.com
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Who: Capt. Jeff
Port: Chester Gap, VA