Search results

Great! Chesapeake Schooner Race 3

Why gild the lily?  I’ll just put up some of my favorites and number them.  If you so wish, comment and refer to the number.   I put number or caption ABOVE fotos because of how you scroll to read a blog.  Sultana will be 1.  Who is that figurehead? 2 3 4 5 6 […]

Great! Chesapeake Schooner Race 2

I post this as the race is approaching its finish; see live tracking at the bottom here. Twenty-fours hours ago Baltimore-based Chock WYTL-65602 was leaving Annapolis to go on station as pin boat 1 . . . the west side of the starting gate.  Pin boat here takes on a whole new meaning.  For a […]

Great! Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race 1

Raise the sails!  The race is on! Even the tugantine sails on to Norfolk now that starter cannon have fired and respects to the founder and tradition have been paid. Many more fotos tomorrow, but you can track the race here. All fotos by Will Van Dorp.  Many thanks to Capt. Terry Briggs for the […]

Stormy 2

Call this “images taken under the overcast skies prefacing Sandy’s arrival.”  The first two here were taken by JED in Norfolk on Friday, Oct 26 while Sandy was off Florida.  Remember Norfolk Rebel from the Schooner race here and in the Flickr show along the left margin??  JED got these under leaden light. Bay Queen […]