Saturday, May 28, 2016

Norfolk Virginia to Bermuda Ocean Training Cruise, May 26-June 2, 2016

S/V NAVIGATOR, our Island packet 40  departed Norfolk Virginia at 1345 on May 27, 2016 after two preparation days. The crew members are: Captain Tom Tursi of Pennsylvania (Skipper), Captain George "Nordie" Norwood of Florida  (First Mate), and student crew members Ellen Dawson (Indiana), Walter Ried (Ontario), James Lyon (Maryland) and Carl Dickisson (Florida). NAVIGATOR will make the passage to Bermuda via a non-stop ocean route. The cruise has an estimated distance of 670 nautical 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 via SPOT, click HERE