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A Tribute to Class Afloat Ships

Posted on 13 February 2018 @ 3:23pm

A Tribute to Class Afloat Ships

Celebrating the bond between Floaties

A Floatie: an inflatable object on which a person may sit or recline while floating in water. Or, in Class Afloat speak, a friend, crew mate and companion with whom you have shared life-changing experiences and who keeps you afloat, making you feel at ease, safe and confident in your own skin.

Celebrate your Love of Travel! Skype-in to our February Info Session

Posted on 1 February 2018 @ 5:41pm

Celebrate your Love of Travel! Skype-in to our February Info Session

Ah, l'amour.

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Isn't it time to celebrate your love of travel?

Class Afloat Instagram Top Ten: Morocco, Tobago and More!

Posted on 31 January 2018 @ 2:47pm

Class Afloat Instagram Top Ten: Morocco, Tobago and More!

CLASS AFLOAT TOP TEN

As we welcome the start of 2018, we're starting new traditions here at Class Afloat!

Seriously. What’s in a Suri-name?

Posted on 31 January 2018 @ 12:57am

Seriously. What’s in a Suri-name?

Well, Paramaribo for one. Caimans for another. Palm Trees, rivers, the list goes on.

Visit us at a Gap Year Fair this January!

Posted on 5 January 2018 @ 8:44pm

Visit us at a Gap Year Fair this January!

Are you interested in spending your gap year at sea?

Calling all teachers, college counselors, students and parents: Join us on the Gap Year Fair circuit as we make stops in Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Toronto!

In Search of Sahara Sun

Posted on 17 November 2017 @ 1:45pm

In Search of Sahara Sun

Stepping off the Gulden Leeuw was definitely a change in this port, compared to the others. Personally, I have been to Morocco before, but most of the students onboard weren't used to the shock of such a different culture.

Adventures at sea: From Porto to Porto Cervo

Posted on 20 October 2017 @ 2:42pm

Adventures at sea: From Porto to Porto Cervo

Details of the Trek

The crew sailed from Porto on October 1st with Porto Cervo in our headway. We’ve passed through the Straight of Gibraltar and right next to the coast of Spain, Ibiza, Mallorca, and Minorca.

The 2017-2018 School Year is Underway! First Stop: Porto, Portugal

Posted on 6 October 2017 @ 2:50pm

The 2017-2018 School Year is Underway! First Stop: Porto, Portugal

After more than two weeks spent adjusting to life at sea, ship routines, galley duties, night watches, new classes and scheduling, Class Afloat students arrived in Porto on the morning of September 26th and were thrilled to plant their feet on solid ground.

Skype In! Join our Virtual Info Session on October 17th

Posted on 6 October 2017 @ 1:52pm

Skype In! Join our Virtual Info Session on October 17th

October information session

Ahoy! If you're interested in learning more about joining Class Afloat for a semester, school year or gap year at sea, then you're invited to join us for our very first virtual information session. 

Tour the Gulden Leeuw during the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta

Posted on 8 June 2017 @ 6:08pm

Tour the Gulden Leeuw during the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta

Join Class Afloat in celebrating Canada's 150th Birthday

In celebration of Canada's 150th birthday, 40 tall ships and 3000 crew members from around the world will be stopping at 35 ports around Canada for the Rendez-vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta.