39 minutes | Mar 26th 2018

Sailing the Sargasso Sea

Upon the tall ships of the Sea Education Association (S.E.A.), students learn to become sail savvy deckhands, while taking part in hands-on ocean science research.

Join Dr. Jeff Schell on a windblown journey into the Sargasso Sea, where floating kelp islands provide habitat for a drifting ecosystem.

Learn what Columbus thought on his first encounter, and what it means to be part of a shipboard community when no land is in sight. Stand watch, navigate by the stars, and discover the oddities and intricacies of kelp!

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