Sails In The Desert

At Home Down East - Cruising World

My wife, Sandy, and I sailed here from our new home base in New Bern, North Carolina, aboard our Tayana 42, Bel Canto , as part of our summer cruise of New England. Waking up at anchor in Somes Sound, the inlet that runs up the center of Maine’s Mount Desert Island, feels strangely similar to our home waters on the mountain lakes of Colorado: the crisp, cool mornings in the middle of August, a brisk row to... Colorado sailing requires constant sail adjustment because the wind rarely blows in the same direction for more than five minutes. Bigger water, bigger boats, bigger distances under sail and, of course, bigger obstacles. Source:

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Azul+azul y un poquito de verde...Come Sail with me
Come aboard the good ship May Dreams as we sail off to a desert island
Photo by Luz Adriana Villa A. on Flickr
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Sloop Alongside Somes Sound Fjord (Sloop John B)
Acadia National Park, Maine. I really wanted to catch a sloop! Sloop John B (original video and digital re-master): Lyrics (Brian Wilson): We come on the sloop John B My...
Photo by Tony Fischer Photography on Flickr
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Golden Nile 2
A particularly great sunset while sailing in a Felucca on the Nile just outside Aswan.
Photo by Jonah Bettio on Flickr