Saturday, June 19, 2010
Third Bermuda 2010 Training Cruise Departs
CELESTIAL, our IP 440 departed Vinings Landing today June 19, 2010 at 12:30 PM after two preparation days. The crew members are: Captain Tom Tursi (Pennsylvania), First Mate Jerry Nigro (New York), and student crew members Carol Wills (New York), Bodo Walters (Pennsylvania), Jocelyn Henderson (Washington DC) and Bernard Marchive (Washington DC). CELESTIAL will make the passage to Bermuda 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 the discussion, see the comments to this blog post. To follow their actual progress on Google Earth, click HERE.