Newport at Sunset
Newport Bridge at Sunset behind Goat Island

Newport Harbor.  Home of the Black Pearl on Bannister’s Wharf

Camp Fuller Skipper Alumni Reunion Regatta 2007, Point Judith, Rhode Island
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Skiff-booming Whitehall in the snow. January 7, 2017
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America’s Cup U. S. 12 Metre Class Liberty off Newport, Dennis Conner at the helm 1983. This turned out to be one of those historic sailing problems that caused a lot of drinking and the greatest comeback in sports. Photo courtesy The Yacht, Premier Issue.
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J-Class yacht Endeavour driven to windward by  guest helmsman,Ted Turner. J-Class revival led by Elizabeth Meyer Photo courtesy The Yacht, December 1989
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J Class Shamrock V on the wind tears past crowded lawn at Hammersmith Farm Newport, RI – The Yacht December 1989

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2006 Volvo Ocean Race Annapolis. Skipper Paul Cayard rolls Pirates out of Ego Alley to start of Leg 6- Annapolis to New York.  With plenty of sea-room, goes aground at the Spider on the way to the start, while looking at my camera.  Chase boat graciously passes out Pirates of the Caribbean burgees to on-lookers, including us 😉
Trumpy M/Y SS Sophie
Motor Yacht SS Sophie at City Dock, Annapolis. 80′ Trumpy. Built 1947.
Nathaniel Herreshoff Museum - America's Cup Hall of Fame
Nathanael Greene Herreshoff – Museum and America’s Cup Hall of Fame

National Sailing Hall of Fame Headquartered in Annapolis

Awesome flight demonstration by the Blue Angels over the United States Naval Academy.   2015’s Demonstration was in tribute to Midshipman Justin Zemser.  2015 also saw the first female to break the gender barrier on the squad – Katie Higgins, piloting Fat Albert.

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Nantucket Bartholomew, a.k.a. Tucker B. and Tuck The Cat, helping with renovations at 800. Experienced offshore passage maker including Annapolis to Nantucket and back with his brother Jazz.  Born April 1, 1992.  Silliest cat on-board  or in the house.
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MGN in 12-Metre Room, at Newport Station, in Clarke Cook House, on Bannister’s Wharf.  A bowl of the chowdah at the Candy Store bar is a sailor’s delight any time of day or night.
Annapolis to Nantucket 2007…so many eateries, so little time for only one week at anchor!!!
Jazz Mon as a young cat
Jazzmon, a.k.a. Jazz and Jazz The Cat, as a young cat. Born April 1, 1992 with his litter-mate Tucker B. Second silliest cat on-board and in the house for 20 years.  And not spoiled in the least.
First Mate and Navigator in Nantucket
Black Dog Tavern, Bakery and Cafe in Vineyard Haven
Aunt Carrie’s – not just another clam shack
Happy at Aunt Carrie’s with Salty Paws in tow
Bistro St. Michaels

Annapolis Rhodes – on a quiet weekday

Annapolis to Nantucket 2007 (11)
M&M – Friends since 5.  Married August 26, 1979.  Click for more sailing adventures on our YouTube channel.
Del’s Lemonade, Rhode Island’s original, and still favorite Italian ice.  Their Cranston Little League Team is legendary 😉