Blog

Follow the Journey

13artboard 2
COVID-19: Updates

Class Afloat 2019-2020: Navigating COVID-19 Every school year comes with its own set of challenges and our community does everything possible to turn these challenges into learning moments. In 2020, we have found ourselves navigating the uncharted waters of a…Read More

Map Bg
Prevention and Management Response to COVID-19

Class Afloat takes this opportunity to inform current and prospective families that we continue to actively monitor the evolving situation relating to the spread of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on both a global and local scale. The World Health Organization (WHO)…Read More

Gulden Leeuw
Class Afloat Named Sea Education Program of the Year

At the 47th Annual Conference on Sail Training and Tall Ships in St. Petersburg, Florida, Class Afloat was named Sea Education Program of the Year! The award is handed out each year by Tall Ships America, an organization focused on…Read More

Class Afloat Sailing
T-minus 1 day Until Graduation – Student Takeover Day

Who said that the last few days after final exams should be restful days where our only focus should be cleaning up and packing up? As we anchored off Scheveningen and prepared for our upcoming grand arrival and family reunions,…Read More

Enric Russia Blog
Russia was my Favourite Port

It’s actually incredible to think that Class Afloat was able to go to Russia. Many students were looking forward to that port. Let me explain to you how the customs in Russia were as they looked very Russian. You have…Read More

Alex Russia Blog1
From Russia to Estonia

As we slowly motored out of the port of St. Petersburg, we passed by hundreds of huge housing blocks where hundred of thousands of people lived squished together. Block after block after block, every building looked the same; grey, ugly…Read More

Rose Poland Blog
Once Upon a Time in Poland…

Something really cute happened whilst we were in Poland. I will always remember Easter in Poland. We had a ship wide easter egg hunt that morning. Lots of chocolates for everyone, thanks to Joe’s mother. It made us feel a…Read More

Denmark
Copenhagen, Denmark: Best Port Program – Ever.

While motoring into the city of Copenhagen, we were greeted by one of the largest bridges in the world connecting Malmö, Sweden with Copenhagen, Denmark. It was a beautiful day, the sun was out, not a single cloud in the…Read More

Holly Sailing Blog
The Wonders of Watch

Living on a tall ship while studying is something that many cannot imagine, let alone are able to share as their story for a year. This is something that I am immensely grateful for. I always enjoy port time: eating…Read More

Water Hero 2
To Poland in Two Parts

It was the most cinematic moment of my life.

Penelope Sailing Blog 1
A Special Connection: Our North American Crossing

When you’ve been living on the ocean for a little while, you develop a deep connection, a unique bond with your surroundings that allows you to feel utterly connected with nature.

2z4c1506
How Sails Affect Me

There are many factors that contribute to how a sail affects me emotionally, and physically.