No matter how many variables one constrains, each trip out onto the water is different and wonderful in its own way. The permutations of company, conditions, locations, and other boats and people are infinite, and each adds layers of meaning to what I think of as a "classic" lifestyle.
Now, as summer enters its final act, I find myself deliberately savoring so many details in preparation to unpack them in the dead of winter. Here are some images (including of J-class boats, a Chris-Craft, and American Eagle) from our last time out, that I know I will be summoning in January.
|We met half-way for a day with our friends, organic farmers Kingsley (a veteran racer), Kelly, and their three children.|
|He too has ancestors who sailed this very body of water in the 1600s.|