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Action Hike

Jul 25, 2012

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Location: Sydney’s, Jost Van Dyke Author: Caroline W. Hike Day, arguably the longest day of Action Quest, was amazing. We started off the day bright and early at around 6:30 and had an extremely filling breakfast of cereal , which had to be eaten very quickly so we could make it to the dock by […]

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Underwater Naturalist Day

Aug 1, 2011

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Location: Great Harbor, Peter Island Author: Marissa H. Today was a great day! We started the day off with oatmeal and cereal. Yum! Then off for a dive to start learning how to be an underwater naturalist. Next we ate some lunch (mac and cheese) then off for a second underwater naturalist dive. Once everyone […]

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Sailing and Beaching

Jul 16, 2012

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Location: Savanna Bay, Virgin Gorda Author: Samantha S. Today we sailed to a beach and back. The sail there was very windy, which made it really easy to go fast. We broke our upwind speed record by reaching 9.3 knots! We reached our destination called Anegada, a small flat island filled with beautiful white sand […]

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Close to the End

Jul 5, 2013

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Location: The Bight, Norman Island Author: Cole H. Today was another extraordinary day on Distant Drums. We kicked off the day with a morning dive at the sunken RMS Rhone anchor. The anchor was cut off after becoming stuck on a coral reef during a hurricane in 1867. The RMS Rhone later sunk, killing all […]

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Strong Winds and Stronger Spirits

Jul 23, 2011

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Location: Great Harbor, Peter Island Author: Hamilton D. We started off the day a little late due to an alarm clock failure so we set sail immediately after we woke up. I was excited right from the get go as sailing is my favorite part of being skipper. It was a relatively cloudy and damp […]

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