The best way to share your life is in pictures!
Yes, sometimes we really do things the old way! This is “Blackjack”, a 118-year-old Freindship sloop, newly restored by volunteers at the Maine Sail, Power & Steam Museum, right here in Rockland, ME.
And here she is, about to be lowered – by human power – into the water, for her first taste f salt water in over 30 years.
Our temporary ride for the summer. A friend’s boat, our mooring, and a way to get out on the water now and again.
Smiling helms woman. She declined my offer to give her a break from the tiller…
Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse, from the cockpit of the other boat. Don’t tell Sionna we’ve been unfaithful!
The little boat doesn’t have a vang, so I was assigned the task of keeping the boom under control…
How I spent my summer. Carpentry isn’t a bad gig, actually. At least I’m mostly outside!