Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Florida to Bermuda Training Cruise, May 26-June 4, 2015

S/V MONTAUK LIGHT, A Skye 51 will depart West Palm Florida on Thursday May 28, 2015 after two preparation days. The crew members are: Captain Jerry Nigro of New York (Skipper), Captain Tom Tursi of Pennsylvania  (Instructor), and student crew members Scott Murphy (Texas), Jared Smith (New Jersey), Rocky Vinciguerra (New Jersey) and Mick Meckler (Pennsylvania). MONTAUK LIGHT will make the passage to Bermuda via a non-stop ocean route. The cruise has an estimated distance of 800 nautical miles, and will take approximately 8 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.