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All-volunteer crew on the schooner Madeline share their experience in the Record Eagle

The schooner Madeline operates under an all-volunteer crew. After completing spring training and joining seasoned crews throughout the summer, trainees can return as deckhands for the next sailing season. From there, those who put in enough time and effort can earn the title of mate and, eventually, first mate. Members of the crew reflect on their experience in Crewing the Madeline a challenge worth the effort in 2019