Captain Moreland has put together a list of suggested reading to help you prepare:

The Way of a Ship by Capt. Alan Villiers

Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana

Billy Budd by Herman Melville

The Last Grain Race by Eric Newbey

Men, Ships and the Sea by Capt. Alan Villiers

Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling

Youth by Joseph Conrad

Eagle Seamanship: A Manual for Square-Rigger Sailing by Lt. Edwin H. Daniels, Jr.

Clean, Sweet Wind by Douglas C. Pyle

Around Cape Horn (film, not a book) by Capt. Irving Johnson

June is coming fast.  

2 more weeks in Shiprock, then off to Texas, Florida, Boston, then China, Australia, and off to sea.