Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Bermuda to Norfolk; June 6-13, 2011

CELESTIAL, our IP 440 will depart St Georges Harbor, Bermuda tonight June 7, 2011 at approximately midnight after two preparation days. The crew members are: Captain Bruce Kachline (Louisiana), First Mate Billy Psimas (Virginia), and student crew members Thomas Martinez (Washington), Jason Delisky (New Jersey), Richard Dixon (Connecticut) and Vincent Ferrer (Virginia). CELESTIAL will make the passage to Norfolk, 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. The crew is pictured here (except for Captain Bruce behind the camera) from left to right: Vince, Richard, Tom, Billy and Jason.)