Becoming a Sailor

Becoming a sailor

This training is called, “School of the Ship,” and before the cadets are allowed to handle lines, set sails or get underway, they must go through it. The school transforms the Eagle into a hands-on classroom and gives the cadets a crash course in sailing because for the next few weeks they are responsible for working the ship’s complex system of lines and sails, and it is up the crew to teach them.

Sea stories: Square-rigger sailors

In the need for adventure on the high seas? We have your answer. All week long, Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is taking over our social media accounts by sharing crewmember sea stories. Check out the sea story below or see […]