SailNet Community - View Single Post - 2012 Sailing Season

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  
 
View Single Post
Old 11-30-2012   #194
chef2sail
Senior Member
 
chef2sail's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Maryland
Posts: 7,081
Thanks: 30
Thanked 58 Times in 54 Posts
Rep Power: 8
chef2sail will become famous soon enough
Send a message via AIM to chef2sail
Re: 2012 Sailing Season

Here are some pictures from our last anchor out of the season at Cacaway Island on Lanford Creek, Chester River

( we still will day sail this weekend hopefully and then winterize).

We have made this a tradition in late October to come here and anchor for the annual geese circus. Thousands of geese from Canada use this creek and ajoining farm fields to
winter and hang out in ice free water. The circus usually begins 1/2 hopur before sunset when the geese swoop in in waves of 15 or so and land in unison......not. They sually are landing right next to the boat and you can see their struggles. Some bounce off the boat...some wipe out the whole line landing. Last year one hit the mast and landed with a thud on the deck dazed. he/ she eventually fell overboard, but the squaking was unreal. The waves of geese continue till an hour after sunset, when its very quiet.












__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
___________________________
S/V Haleakala (Hawaiian for" House of the Sun")
C&C 35 MKIII Hull # 76
Parkville, Maryland
(photos by Joe McCary)
Charter member of the Chesapeake Lion posse

Our blog-
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


“Sailing is just the bottom line, like adding up the score in bridge. My real interest is in the tremendous game of life.”- Dennis Conner

Last edited by chef2sail; 11-30-2012 at 10:44 AM.
chef2sail is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:57 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.