Friday, December 31, 2010

Maltese Falcon Closer

A close-up of the Maltese Falcon on her way to Gustavia.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Maltese Falcon off St Barts

Megayacht 'Maltese Falcon' sails past Grand Cul de Sac on St. Barts in November. She's 289 feet long and has a beam of 42 feet.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

An unusual schooner crosses the line near Wickford harbor in a late October classic boat race on Narragansett Bay.

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Wickford Windsurfing

Coach and sailor extraordinaire Skip Whyte out for a fall Sunday session on Narragansett Bay.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Season Ending

Interesting sunrise on the bay. Most of the boats in the mooring field just outside Wickford Harbor have either been hauled for the winter or have moved inside the breakwater.

Saturday, October 09, 2010

Big Taz off Wickford

J-29 'Big Taz' racing in the Wickford Wednesday night series.

Monday, October 04, 2010

Crocodile off Wickford

Sloop Crocodile racing in the Wickford Yacht Club Wednesday evening series on Narragansett Bay.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Unusual angle with a Corsair 27(?) Trimaran in the background and a Mistral Equipe in the foreground, one above the other, sailing fast on Narragansett Bay.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Tall Ship Formidable

Here's a closer shot of the Formidable which sails out of Rockport, Mass.

Saturday, August 07, 2010

Tim Baker Race in Rockport

Here are a few shots from the Tim Baker Memorial Junior Regatta sailed in 420s in Rockport MA on Aug. 4. The top photo shows the fleet between races with Straitsmouth lighthouse and the Brigantine 'Formidable' in the background. The second shows the racers with their trapezes (the lead trapeze artist is Shelby Salas, Tim Baker's niece). The last shot is the fleet just after a race start.

Sunday, August 01, 2010

Views from Villa KAN on St. Barts

Views of charter yachts and Gustavia from villa KAN on St. Barts in the French West Indies.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Puma in Newport

The Volvo Ocean Racer 'Il Mostro' crew prepares to drop the main after a day race in Newport in June.

I took this shot during my daughter's wedding rehearsal on the dock on Goat Island.

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Saturday Sunfish racing at the Saunderstown YC on Narragansett Bay.

Friday, July 02, 2010

V-Class Sloop off Wickford

V-Class Sloop sailing into Wickford last fall. Photo by Sailscape guest photographer Nico B.

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Sloop and Yawl off Wickford

A beautiful sloop and handsome yawl sailing in Narragansett Bay off Wickford last fall. Photo by Sailscape guest photographer Nico Baker.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Twelves US-17 and KA-10

Twelves US-17 (Weatherly) and KA-10 (Challenge 12) off Newport in September.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Twelves US-61 and US-26

US-61 "USA" was built in 1986 -- America's Cup contender in 1987 -- renamed Ecosse; also US-26 Courageous built in 1974 -- successfully defended the cup in 1974 and 1977.

Friday, April 02, 2010

More 12s in Newport

K22 Victory '83 leads others toward Newport in the 12-meter worlds in September.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Three Twelves

Three twelves racing in the 12-Meter Worlds in Newport last fall:
Left to right: US-11 Gleam built in 1937; US-22 Intrepid -- defended the cup in 1967 and 1970; US-46 Fiddler built in 1986 as America II.

Click here to learn more about the Intrepid.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

12 Meter Freedom

US-30 'Freedom' at the 12-Meter Worlds in Newport -- Freedom defended the cup in 1980.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

12 Meter Worlds

New Zealand (KZ 3) and Kiwi Magic (KZ7) flank a classic yawl at the end of the 12 Meter Worlds in Newport in September.

Sunday, February 07, 2010

Classic Sloop in Newport

A classic sloop returns to Newport after watching the 12-Meter Worlds.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Hanuman Again

Here's another shot of the majestic Hanuman.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Another Hanuman Photo

Here's a closer shot of Hanuman in Newport in September.