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" Sayonara "  …  Sailing on this 1897 built, William Fife designed Gaff Cutter in Australia

More Info:  http://classicsailboats.org/?p=2594 

" Columbia "  …  Cased model of the 1901 America’s Cup winner.

(Source: prweb.com)

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no-salt-on-her-tail:

Crosby Stills and Nash - Southern Cross

(Reblogged from sailorgil)
" Sextant "  …  Ebony and Brass, Maker:  L. Casella, London [Circa 1862 - 1868]

" Sextant "  …  Ebony and Brass, Maker:  L. Casella, London [Circa 1862 - 1868]

(Source: collectionsonline.nmsi.ac.uk)

spiritofsailing:

Gaff Cutter “Moonbeam IV”

(Reblogged from classicboats)

" Gimballed Azimuth Compass "  …   Dry azimuth compass, 7”, on gimbals fitted with moveable sighting line for taking azimuths, and a prismatic optical system. Made by Spencer, Browning & Co., London, 1840-1860. 

(Source: collectionsonline.nmsi.ac.uk)

" Dolphins Off The Port Bow "  …  Photographer: Kevin J. Smith 

(Source: evgeniyomsk)

(Reblogged from navalarchitecture)

sailstead:

Sweet!

" Will O The Wisp "  …  A John Alden designed ‘Malabar Sr’, 34 foot Sloop and built in 1960 [UK]

(Reblogged from navalarchitecture)

" Lulworth 1920 — The Restoration of the Century "  …  This classic sail yacht, built in 1920, is the world’s largest gaff cutter.  After a sailing career in the 1920’s and 1930’s, she went mostly neglected until 1990, when plans were made to do a restoration, which was completed in 2006.  See the complete and remarkable story here:  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCTg4sOFLYQ 

More Photos Here:  http://www.yachtcharterfleet.com/luxury-charter-yacht-24288/lulworth-photos.htm 

More Info:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lulworth_(yacht) 

" Young Sailor at the Tiller " 

(Reblogged from joshuafountain)
planetbuster:

josephine :P

planetbuster:

josephine :P

(Reblogged from sailorgil)

books0977:

Sailing Alone Around the World (1900). Captain Joshua Slocum. Illustrated by Thomas Fogarty and George Varian. The Century Co. First edition.

Sailing memoir about his single-handed global circumnavigation aboard the sloop Spray. Slocum was the first person to sail around the world alone. 

"A school library without this book is incomplete. It should be part of the education of every English or American boy… Boys who do not like this book ought to be drowned at once." — Arthur Ransome, 1947.

"I do not hesitate to call it the most extraordinary book ever published." — Sir Edwin Arnold.

(Reblogged from thesecretbooksociety)

beardbriarandrose:

Montague Dawson (1895-1973), Wind in the Rigging, oil on canvas

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lilithsplace:

'Regatta's in the Mediterranean', 1973 - Lucien Fontanarosa (1912 -1975)

(Reblogged from oldpainting)

"Gaffer " 

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