First, the Flickr set on the left has been reset; go there to see over 30 additional race fotos.
Doubleclick the fotos below to enlarge. Directly below shows a few instants after the “go” signal is transmitted to the throttles.
“Go” minus 10 minutes has the vessels parading northward.
Like some people, Atlantic Salvor never ceases to mesmerize me; it casts a spell.
And they’re off; notice Cornell’s wave.
Reiterating the comment I added to my own post yesterday, Don Jon’s blue finally wins me over: the hue blends perfectly with the sky fragranced by diesel fuel. Bowsprite should add this to her simulation illustrations. Yes, I even accept the orange-to-blue former June K, although she didn’t parade or race yesterday.
Cornell‘s furrow runs true and deep, although
Maurania III outgallops the herd.
Vessels schmooze . . . or maybe compare pushing horseforce, before
Enjoy the flickr pics. I’ve also added the album to Facebook where you can add comments/IDs as you like.
All fotos by Will Van Dorp, expressing gratitude to all companies and crews who participated and pleasure at seeing old friends and new dockside. In a few days, it’ll be off to Waterford.
Bonus pic from Rich Taylor. And …egads … is that tugster just below the name board?