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Conejera Island, the place where according to tradition the great Anibal Barca was born.


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It wouldn't be perfect without my girl

Misty is my faithful travelling companion. She's a true sailing buddy who doesn't mind when the cushions slide and she has to rearrange herself.

Misty with my first mate:




Recuperating after an all-night storm watch:





Where she likes to be when we're cruising:


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Hey its a small world! I have crewed aboard her 3 times! Great picture!

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Wow, I must not be spending enough time on Sailnet to have missed this thread up to now. Some great photos in there. I hesitate to add a few of my
humble favorites among these stunning images, but here goes.

Schooner Brilliant of Mystic CT off Bristol RI - July 4, 2011

IMG_4846 by chuckanastasia, on Flickr

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My boat on Cidadella (Minorca), taking advantage of the Ferry place while it is away:



Cidadella, general view of one of the nicest natural ports I know of:



Sailing away from Cidadella:

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Morning tranquility... Von Donop Inlet, Desolation Sound



Mid morning approach to Nevis



Morning coffee, a book, and a granddaughter.... priceless!!

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Sweet granddaughter and a cozy interior I want one of those, I mean a nice granddaughter

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thinking of heading back down the channels instead of to the South pacific and it reminded me of this "perfect moment"

Cape Horn Feb. 17, 2010
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and then this:

same day, Cabo de Hornos to starboard


sorry if this is a repeat post but it was a pretty special day and still gets me excited!
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....sorry if this is a repeat post but it was a pretty special day and still gets me excited!
No worries..... and I wonder why!

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thinking of heading back down the channels instead of to the South pacific and it reminded me of this "perfect moment"

Cape Horn Feb. 17, 2010
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same day, Cabo de Hornos to starboard


sorry if this is a repeat post but it was a pretty special day and still gets me excited!
If you round the Horn in conditions like that should you still be allowed to call yourself a "Cape Horner"?
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