Location: The Pitons, St. Lucia

Today is day 40/80, meaning we’ve officially made it through half of our voyage. We have all come a long way in the last 40 days, both geographically and emotionally growing as friends, crew, and family. Today, we started with a breakfast of toast, eggs, sausage, and potatoes. After that, we began the first of 2 parts of our emergency first responder course, covering CPR, abdominal thrusts and choking response, recovery position, and spinal injuries. To start the afternoon, we had our second exam for Marine Biology. It was supposed to be followed by Oceanography, but instead, the class was canceled, and we converted the boom of our main sail into a rope swing and spent the afternoon swinging, falling, climbing, and smacking the water in some peoples cases until a squall hit sending most of the crew bellow deck to dry off. To finish the day, we had a dinner of spaghetti and garlic bread with brownies for dessert. With another 40 days ahead were all very excited about the new places and experiences to come.
photo 1,3: views of Ocean Star from a Drone
photo 2: view of the bay
photos 4,5,6: Ryan, Sean, and KT climbing the boom swing
photo 7: more views of the day
photo 8,9,10: Sean and KT climbing
photo 11: Sean’s success
photo 12: more views from the day
photo 13: Steph and Heather under Petit Piton