Sailing Season 2009
|The boats started moving back into their natural element in April. By the end of May all but a few had returned to the water. The boat yard began to look bare. The busy sounds of work that filled the yard are now mostly absent.|
|Boats are moved into and out of the water by lifting with either a very large fork lift or a travel lift (picture below) depending on the size and weight of the boat. In the picture below the travel lift is lifting a Soverel 37. The boat is backed into what amounts to a deep trench, the lift is moved over the boat, straps are placed under it and the lift begins. The reverse happens when a boat is put into the water.|
|A beautiful day to be out on the water.|
Who's driving the boat???
|Flying a spinnaker near Hart Miller Island.|
Windy day - choppy seas - picture quality suffered.
|Osprey awaiting our return.|
Fireworks at a neighboring marina the week after July 4th.
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