Monday, May 29, 2017

Norfolk Virginia to Bermuda Ocean Training Cruise, May 26-June 3, 2017

S/V NAVIGATOR, our Island packet 40  departed Norfolk Virginia at 1018 on May 28, 2017 after two preparation days. The crew members are: Captain Tom Tursi of Pennsylvania (Skipper), Captain Jerry Nigro of New York  (First Mate), and student crew members Jeffrey Crawford (New Jersey), Keith James (Alberta Canada), Manfred Tiedemann (North Carolina) and Vincent Di Stefano (Virginia). 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