Windy Crew Gets in the Spirit

Windy Crew Gets in the Spirit

Hi All! Now, let’s be real serious for a moment.  If you live in or near the city of Chicago and you don’t know what happened Monday night (June 15th), you are not paying attention.  In game six and with the series split 3-2, the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup. My family are all big … Continue reading

Opening Day Success!

Opening Day Success!

Hi Everyone! Opening Day for Tall Ship Windy was this past Saturday and it was so much fun to finally get to sail!  It was definitely a bit crazy as newbies (like me) scrambled to learn everything needed to keep the day running smoothly.  And let me tell you, it was a lot of work!  Well … Continue reading

The Windy Has Returned!

The Windy Has Returned!

Hi Everyone! The Windy is officially back at Navy Pier!  She arrived early yesterday morning and it is so exciting to walk down the pier and see her masts rising above the other boats.  Windy’s return means a few things for all of us.  The most important is that Windy will soon be opening for … Continue reading

First Meeting of the Season!

First Meeting of the Season!

Hi all! So, yesterday we had our first meeting of the season.  It was a chance for the crew and support staff to get together and talk about everyone’s expectations for the season.  Having never worked on a tall ship before it was so interesting to learn what it takes for the ship to actually run. … Continue reading

First-Timer’s Summer Excitement

First-Timer’s Summer Excitement

Hi everyone! My name is Leslie and this is my first year with the Tall Ship Windy crew.  I’ve always been interested in sailing, but never had the chance to actually be a part of a crew.  This year is proving to be different. When the Windy opens on June 6th it will most likely be … Continue reading

SAILOR’S LOG: Living on Windy

SAILOR’S LOG: Living on Windy

The following article about living on Windy was provided by Angela, one of our crew. Originally from Mobile, AL, Angela spent last summer working and living on Windy, and she’ll be back again for 2012! —- Most people are very surprised to learn that there are several crewmembers that live onboard the Windy. “Doesn’t the … Continue reading