CELESTIAL, our IP 440 departed St Georges Harbor, Bermuda today June 8, 2010 at 12:00 PM after two preparation days. The crew members are: Captain Harry Privette (Maryland), First Mate Lee Tucker (Virginia), and student crew members Bob DeGroof (Maryland), Randy Bablitz (Ontario, Canada), Alan Sweatman (Maryland) and Richard Hoyle (Maine). CELESTIAL will make the passage to Norfol, Virginia via a 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.