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.