You are currently browsing the daily archive for September 3, 2013.

And the winner of the speed race . . .

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

in a record setting 0 days, 0 hours, and precisely five minutes and 0 seconds . . ..

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

. . . sorry . . .  this is part of the day too; click on the foto for bowsprite’s rare foto coverage.

0aaaatrtt

The winner   of the speed event will be revealed, uncovered, somewhat shorn  . . . at the end of this post.  But first, besides the tattoo contest, other contests include line toss.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Jamie of Susan Miller shows how it’s done.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Then . .  there’s sanctioned, precision pushing.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Can you spot the difference between the white-and-green tug to the right above and the one below?

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Vane had twins in the race, and one near-clone.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

I’m not sure what this event would be called . . . mustering maybe.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

There’s sizing up and

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

retreat.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

On the pier, winners wear not laurels but spinach . . . .  Someone inspired by the anthropological study of the Nacirema people might write this up as a study of a late summer ritual called Ecar Toabgut.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

There are raffles that landed some this bowsprite print of a boat that represents–I believe–the first Vane participation in this race on

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

September 2, 2007.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

And after the race–if it hadn’t happened before–boats might pose with the great Lady.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Here are some of the crew of the fastest boat . . .

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Resolute.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

All fotos by Will Van Dorp.

Congratulations to the crew of Working Harbor Committee for their work;  many thanks to all the companies and crews for participating.

And let’s make this Tubing Tuesday, with a video of the race in NYC, the one in Gloucester and this tour in port of Antwerpen . . al  this same weekend.

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,307 other followers

If looking for specific "word" in archives, search here.
Questions, comments, photos? Email Tugster

Graves of Arthur Kill

Click on image below to order your copy of Graves of Arthur Kill, by Gary Kane and Will Van Dorp. 3Fish Productions.

Recent Comments

Seth Tane American Painting

Read my Iraq Hostage memoir online.

My Babylonian Captivity

Reflections of an American hostage in Iraq, 20 years later.

Archives

September 2013
M T W T F S S
« Aug   Oct »
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30