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Schooner Ruth

Captains Update: Sint Maarten

Posted on May 6, 2018 · Posted in SV Ruth Updates

Peace All, From a layman climatologist and sailor’s perspective, I can state that when we have a week of westerlies in March in the Eastern Caribbean with monster swells turning.. read more

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Schooner Ruth – The Racing Schooner

Posted on · Posted in Press Release

Barbados’ built Schooner RUTH in her first outing achieves 3rd place in her class – CSAClassic Class A – Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta under command of Barbadian Captain Gerrit Scheper.. read more

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Schooner Ruth: Raising the Bar

Posted on March 28, 2018 · Posted in Press Release

Eastern Caribbean as a way to raise her profile as a sail training and sail cargo vessel promoting young adults raising their knowledge in a maritime career and sail cargo raising climate mitigation awareness.

Twilight Zone

Posted on March 12, 2018 · Posted in SV Ruth Updates, Uncategorized

Peace All, The saying ‘reality is stranger than fiction’, is the category into which the next several days fall. First, Brigantine ‘Eye of the Wind’ sails into the bay as.. read more

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Schooner Ruth Saga – Part 3 (Final)

Posted on March 9, 2018 · Posted in SV Ruth Updates

Peace All, Schooner RUTH is an excellent sailing vessel when trimmed well, she will self-steer for several minutes without touching the helm and going windward in rough swell she cuts a.. read more

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Schooner Ruth Saga – Part 2

Posted on March 5, 2018 · Posted in SV Ruth Updates

Peace All, I did say stunningly beautiful, but that does not do the anchorage proper justice. Do you know when you sail into a bay a night not knowing what.. read more

Schooner Ruth Saga – Part 1

Posted on February 26, 2018 · Posted in SV Ruth Updates

Peace All, After our passage south, heading north was always going to be a challenge with the polar NE trade winds blowing truly crispy across the notorious Bay of Biscay.. read more

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The continuing voyages of S.V. RUTH: February 2018

Posted on February 12, 2018 · Posted in SV Ruth Updates

Peace All, This is my first blog posting and hope you will be forgiving of any blogging etiquette that I may break. RUTH has had several Caribbean sailing passages since.. read more

Swift move to deliver supplies – RUTH on Road Bay Pier Anguilla on return trip after delivering hurricane relief

Posted on November 19, 2017 · Posted in Uncategorized

Captain Gerrit Scheper has thrown out a lifeline to the victims of Hurricane Irma throughout the Caribbean. He was in the process of preparing SV Ruth, the first Schooner built.. read more

New Deck Paint

Posted on July 5, 2017 · Posted in SV Ruth Updates

Recently returned from St Vincent and the Grenadines, Bequia, St Lucia to home we renewed the anti slip deck coatings with a lovely Dijon mustard hue carefully mixed for us.. read more