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On the Bridge

Ship’s Master
(in background) and Pilot
Latest Field Trip

Four Explorers and four adults had a fun filled field trip to Nantucket on Sunday November 13. The weather cooperated, so we could explore the downtown and waterfront. We visited Main St. and the boat basin and walked to Brandt Point Light at the entrance to the harbor. The Nantucket Whaling Museum was free for “Diversity Day” and we were provided with a very insightful and interesting tour of the collections.

Of greatest interest was the opportunity to visit the bridge of the 245’ ferry that delivered us to Nantucket. Capt. Worthington showed us the various navigational equipment and gave a synopsis of how it works. He then graciously allowed all of the Explorers to take the helm for a while and steer the massive ship while enroute. Certainly an experience that will long be remembered!

17’ Aquasport naming
We need more suggestions from Explorers and Scouts. Below is a list of all suggestions offered so far.
A free T-shirt to the person who provided the winning name.

  • Finest Hours,
  • Wolf Gail,
  • Wolf Storm,
  • Osprey,
  • The Tanker,
  • Orka,
  • Awesomeness,
  • Be Prepared,
  • Hailstorm,
  • Foggy Dew,
  • Safe Passage,
  • Murphy,
  • Abandon Ship

I included ALL the suggestions so far.

We’ll reconvene sometime in January. Season's Greetings to All!!!   Sue.

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