Haiti Voyage Day #302/02/2010, East of Hartswell
Just received a message from Schooner Liberty regarding their latest position: 23.53'N 75.01'W Crew are doing well, in high spirits and everyone is enjoying the trip down.
Haiti Voyage Day #2 LatestSharon du Plessis
02/01/2010, Approaching the Exumas
Just got a great phone call from the sat phone aboard Schooner Liberty: They are fast approaching the Exumas, Bahama. The ride has been lumpy and slightly uncomfortable, but the crew is all in good spirits and are staying healthy. Due to the good morale on board, they are going to skip their stop in Georgetown and just continue the run down south.
Pic of DepartureSharon du Plessis
Here is a great pic that I received from one of our ground crew last night, showing Liberty raising her sails for her departure from Miami Beach Marina on Jan 30, with the enormous Norwegian Cruise Line leaving the harbor behind them.
Haiti Voyage Day #2Sharon du Plessis
02/01/2010, North of Eleuthera Islands
It is now 1:12 am on Feb 1, 2010 almost half way through the second day of the journey down to Haiti. I have just got off the phone with our photographer/videographer's girlfriend who heard directly from Greg and spent about half an hour talking with him on the phone. News is good, they are all doing well. They have made safe passage through to the north of the Eleuthera Islands. Wind 20 - 25, seas 5-7ft. Greg's words were that the sea was rough, but they were all fine.
Latest Weather ForecastSharon du Plessis
The marine weather forecast is still showing relatively strong winds and seas with growing wave height. Nothing the Schooner Liberty cannot handle or has not handled in the past. This is the latest forecast: "Tonight...East winds 16 to 21 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Isolated showers.
Progress in Port-au-Prince, HaitiSharon du Plessis
This is the latest news story from the Canadian newspaper, the National Post, written by Andrew Mayeda:
Leadership Development &Team Building aboard the schooner Liberty
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