Saturday, May 29, 2010
First Bermuda 2010 Training Cruise Departs
CELESTIAL, our IP 440 departed Vinings Landing Marina, Norfolk, VA today May 29, 2010 at 11:00 AM after two preparation days. The crew members are: Captain Harry Privette (Maryland), First Mate Lee Tucker (Virginia), and student crew members John Mitchell (California), Craig Newland (Missouri), Scott Duncan (Massachusetts) and Bill Zissimopoulos (Washington). CELESTIAL will make the passage to Bermuda via a planned non-stop ocean route. The cruise has an estimated distance of 650 miles, and will take approximately 6 days, sailing both day and night. We will discuss the route, weather and actual progress here on our blog as it happens, so please join us! To follow their actual progress on Google Earth, click HERE.