‘Educators on Board’ Contest: Win a Free Educational Sailing Experience!

Big News, Adventurers!


Pangaea Explorations is offering one lucky educator a free sailing experience on board our 72 foot  research vessel, Sea Dragon! Our first leg of our Great Lakes sailing adventure departs at the end of next month, and  one lucky educator to join us for the adventure by winning our ‘Educators on Board’ contest! The expedition is a part of our Educators on Board program.


Date of departure: June 26, 2013

Departs from: Newport, Rhode Island, USA

Disembarks:  July 8, 2013

Arrives: Quebec City, Canada


Educators on Board is a unique summer expedition program that brings together high school and elementary teachers from all over North America to take part in a very special sailing experience.

We know all you teachers out there work hard to make sure your students receive the best possible education in your classroom. That is why we are so excited to offer one lucky teacher the chance of a lifetime to sail with us this summer. We would like to offer you an opportunity be a part of a unique adventure experience!

We hope you’ll enter our ‘Educators on Board’ contest. The winner of the contest will join Sea Dragon’s crew as they venture along the Eastern Seaboard, visiting the Bay of Fundy and beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia en route to Quebec City, one of the most historically rich and beautiful ports of call in Canada.

North Atlantic Right WhaleThis expedition will kick off our four month journey through the Great Lakes of North America, and expedition we call the “One Water Story“. Educators joining us for this leg of the journey will have an opportunity to learn to sail or brush up on their sailing abilities, and develop their scientific communication skills. On board, teachers will work together to create interesting and motivating lesson plans and activities to take back to their home classrooms. They will also learn how to inspire their communities to work together to protect and conserve our incredibly valuable fresh and salt water ecosystems.

To enter the Educators on Board contest, please send an email with your name, educational affiliation, phone number and email address to:


Winners of the Educators on Board Contest will be announced at 10:00 pm PST on June 8, 2013. No late entries will be accepted.


Technical Details:

Only one contest entry per person will be accepted. Contest winner will recieve free passage, room and meals on Sea Dragon for the Newport, RI to Quebec City passage, June 26-July 8. 2013.

This contest is designed for Educators of any background or affiliation. The passage will be focused on educational scientific programming and curriculum, but all educators are eligible to participate. Participants must be of at least 18 years of age.

The prize is non transferable to any other Pangaea expedition legs. In the event that the winner of the contest cannot attend, another winner will be drawn. Please note that transportation to Newport or from Quebec city is not included. Only one winner will be chosen to attend. Winner must submit all Pangaea booking forms and procedures before attending.

The winner must be able to be in Newport, Rhode Island by June 26, 2013. Participants must have a valid passport and be available for the entire passage period.

There are still spots available on this exciting leg of the expedition, and anyone is welcomed to take part!

If you are ready to sign up to be be a part of our crew for any of the One Water Story expedition legs, you can do so by filling in our crew information form.

Thanks for participating! Good luck on winning the ‘Educators on Board’ contest!