Posts Tagged ‘Sailing’

North to Alaska – Summer, 2018

There’s no such thing as a cheap boat. The first nautical joke I ever heard was that boats are holes in the water into which you pour all your money. It’s taken me years to realize that it’s not actually a joke. And to “money” I’d add all your time, effort and dreams. In spite […]

Cape Horn, Chile

View from the bow of the expedition yacht S/V Spirit of Sydney sailing south through small islands approaching Cape Horn at dusk. Photographed January 4, 2004 using a Canon Digital Rebel and 16-35mm f/2.8 lens. Exposure 15 seconds at f/16. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Image

Ushuaia, Argentina

The sailing yacht Spirit of Sydney motoring south from the city of Ushuaia at the tip of Argentina at the start of a four-week expedition to Antarctica. Photographed January 1, 2004 with a Canon EOS-1 camera and 16-35mm f/2.8 lens on Fujichrome Velvia slide film. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Image

Melchior Islands, Antarctica

Jürgen Straub sails S/V Sarah Vorwerk during snowstorm near Melchior Islands alogn the Antarctic Peninsula  Photographed with a Canon EOS 1 camera and 70-200mm f/2.8 lens on Fujirhcome Velvia slide film. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Stock Image

Drake Passage, Antarctica

At the start of an Antarctic expedition, the sailing yacht Sarah Vorwerk heels over in a squall south of Cape Horn. “We cleared the southern tip of the world just as a single beam of sunlight struck the cliffs, and soon rain and clouds obscured the view. Just before land faded from view, Henk intoned […]