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The Constellation in the Inner Harbor

The USS Constellation is the last sail powered warship built for the US Navy.  She is now preserved in the harbor in Baltimore.  I saw her a few times from a distance while I was in Baltimore but I didn’t … Continue reading

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Ferry After Sundown

Growing up on an island must bring a special affinity for ferries because, whenever I see them, it brings a spark of interest as to what people are going to or from.  I lived on the seafront for a portion … Continue reading

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What a Great View of the Sound!

The house at Bloedel Reserve sits up on the hill with the grounds landscaped to provide an unobstructed view down to the sound below.  You can imagine the tranquility of sitting on the terrace in the evening, sipping a cocktail … Continue reading

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Sailing Ship in Oakland

A pair of sailing ships had been in Oakland earlier in the year but I didn’t get around to seeing them while they were there.  However, I had lunch with some colleagues in Jack London Square a little while later … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Control of Your Tug Please!

This is a bit of an old event but I thought it was worth a post.  A number of years ago we took a vacation to South Pender Island in British Columbia.  We stayed in a hotel by a little … Continue reading

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Big Boat in Anacortes

We took a ferry from Anacortes as part of our vacation.  We had some time in hand so stopped for lunch in the town and then took a wander around afterwards.  The center of town is right near the shipyards … Continue reading

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The Smaller Ferry

Our vacation included a few ferry rides.  Washington State Ferries come in various sizes depending on the route you are taking but they are all a fairly decent size.  However, we passed this guy on one of our legs.  This … Continue reading

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Sailing Across the Bay on a Windy Day

Plenty of my times alongside San Francisco Bay are airplane or wildlife related.  You do get to see lots of other things on the bay, though, and on a windy day the sailing is definitely worth a look.  Having grown … Continue reading

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Breaking up the Wreck

A little while ago I posted a picture of a sailing boat that had wrecked on the breakwater at the marina on Coyote Point.  The next time I was back there, I guess I had timed things well.  The boat … Continue reading

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Shipwreck

I stopped off at Coyote Point in the Bay for a short while.  It hasn’t been so long since I was last there so the new addition I saw must have occurred pretty recently.  It appears that someone has had … Continue reading

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