I love this as I love sailing. Though I don't get much of an opportunity to do so nowadays. I find there is something very clean and cleansing about sailing on a day like the one in the picture. Just setting the sails, watching them in the wind and on the horizon, feeling the wind in your face on deck. I love racing too, and all the ropes and charts that go along with sailing off-shore. I do, however, get seasick sometimes below deck in rough weather and prefer to stay topside in choppy…

I love this as I love sailing. Though I don't get much of an opportunity to do so nowadays. I find there is something very clean and cleansing about sailing on a day like the one in the picture. Just setting the sails, watching them in the wind and on the

gentlemansessentials:  Sailing Gentleman’s Essentials

A song will lift As the mainsail shifts And the boat drifts on to the shoreline And the sun will respect Every face on the deck The hour that the ship comes in --Bob Dylan

Capturing that sunset moment with a fair wind filling the sails at the Rolex Middle Sea Race.

Capturing that sunset moment with a fair wind filling the sails at the Rolex Middle Sea Race. alles für Ihren Stil - www.

Sailing

Visual Overdose #2

Doutzen Kroes by Nathaniel Goldberg for Harper’s Bazaar US 2007 I almost didn’t believe that this had come from an American publication. Doutzen, of course, is amazing in it.

Super easy boats

Really Cute Lil' Boats! ~ with jar lids, toothpicks, and cute paper ~~ keep them busy, summer fun with your kids/grands

Detail of Barque 'Europa' during Lerwick to Stavanger Tall Ships Race 2011 by…

Barque 'Europa' during Lerwick to Stavanger Tall Ships Race 2011

Ocean Yacht Racing c.1930 art print from Easyart.com

Ocean Yacht Racing by Anonymous - art print from King & McGaw

As one of the world's toughest offshore yacht races, the Rolex Sydney Hobart requires strength and the determination to excel. #RolexOfficial

This photo is a wow. As one of the world's toughest offshore yacht races, the Rolex Sydney Hobart requires strength and the determination to excel.

Classic Gaff Cutter "Mariette" and three masted schooner "Adix" race for the Pendennis Cup.

Classic Gaff Schooner "Mariette" And Three Masted Schooner "Adix" Race For The Pendennis Cup.

The Life of Polarn Per

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2007 / unknown photographer I want this picture on my wall!

Pinching and driving to the weather mark.  One of the best legs in sailboat racing !!!

Pinching and driving to the weather mark. One of the best legs in sailboat racing !

Hmmm might be possible to make boat with just string, twigs and a triangle of paper. Maybe. According to this piccy anyhow.

Handmade boats

Help the kids gathered sticks, and tie with yarn. make sail and attach to string/or fishing pole for summer fun in lake or swimming pool with this Handmade boat - what a cute idea!

Fairlie 55 Interior from Classic Boat Magazine article. Photos by Emily Harris.  ok, not for our current boat, but someday

Fairlie 55 Interior from Classic Boat Magazine article. Photos by Emily Harris. ok, not for our current boat, but someday

east cowes isle of wight.  Cowes week every August, amazing sight

THE LARGEST REGATTA of its kind in the world. A short drive and then a scenic ferry ride - Cowes Week on the Isle of Wight, every year in August. Don't miss the Friday fireworks.

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