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Half-way Up The Mast

The companionship of like-minded beings,
managing ropes, sails, decks, cleaning, maintaining,
eating, sleeping, learning,
contained in a vessel of awesome proportions.

Half-way up the mast, the view is changed, 33 more words

Life, Love And The Universe

White whale glimpsed from deck of world's oldest sailing ship.

The Star of India is the world’s oldest ship that sails. It’s docked in San Diego Bay. Yesterday, from the barque’s 150 year old deck, a rare white whale was glimpsed like a snowy hill in the air, far, far away. 754 more words

Portland Head Light and the Tall Ships

Portland hosted the Tall Ships on Saturday, July 18, which to us constituted a perfect reason to take a scooter ride!  The ships were scheduled to sail past Portland Head Light and into Portland Harbor, so we headed for Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth to see the sights.  269 more words

Tall Ships

Before the days of steam engines, the world relied on manpower, wind, and water to get things done. Wooden ships with tall masts sailed the seas under yards of canvass sails. 179 more words

Photo Tour

Down in the docks someone's hammering chains

This is the working end of a ship in the dry dock of Gloucester Docks where I had an afternoon out the other day. It’s worth a trip if your in the area. 249 more words

Halifax, Tall Ships


I am going on holiday, so the blog will take a holiday as well. Posting will resume August 12th. I hope to have lots of lovely photos to show you when I return. 24 more words

Out And About

Tall Ships~by Paul F. Lenzi

Tall Ships

USS Constitution
Image from forwallpaper.com

bony masts
fleshed and
dressed white

with sail
tight and taut
in their sheets

billows strain
breathing deep… 58 more words