Navis Stellarum

Morristown Beard


1st Voyage

  • January 28, 2018 - Ready for deployment

    Andrew Parish of the Delaware Harbor Pilots, picked up the boat to secure the GPS and seal it up before bringing it aboard the Bermuda Islander.

    The students at Morristown Beard finished their miniboat at the beginning of 2019:

  • January 29, 2019 - Launched

    The crew of the M/V Bermuda Islander successfully launched the 7th Morristown-Beard miniboat on January 29, 2019. Thanks to Captain Valeriy Tyutyaryev and the crew for the sendoff!

    The Morristown-Beard School published an article about the launch on their website.

  • August 9, 2019 - No longer reporting

    The Navis Stellarum sent its last GPS signal on August 9, 2019.


    The Navis Stellarum sailed for 192 days, traveling over 6,669 km (3,601 nm). In a straight line the distance between start and finish was only 249 km (134 nm)!


This is the 7th miniboat for Morristown Beard school Navis Stellarum, means “ship of stars” in Latin.