Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Eine Kleine Nachtpost, She’s Beautiful!

I do the Eine Kleine Nachtpost entries when something happens and I just can’t wait to share it, and such is the case tonight!

Let me be among the first to welcome the Ardelle to her new home!

The wind was blowing out of the south and the Ardelle played off of the breakwater for a while. She then turned south and came about and ran into Gloucester Harbor as if it was dug just for her.

©2011 Steve Borichevsky

Here the Pinky Ardelle rounds Ten Pound Island.

©2011 Steve Borichevsky

Still under full sail, the Ardelle heads into the inner harbor to her new home!

©2011 Steve Borichevsky

Ardelle was built in Essex, but Gloucester will be her home.

©2011 Steve Borichevsky

Remember last September when there was the Frame Up?

You can check out Boat Building with Burnham and see the whole process of building a Essex built schooner.

2 comments:

Merisi said...

Beautiful indeed, the light too!

The Giraffe Head Tree said...

Clearly I'm working backwards seeing pics in your blog!!! Such a gorgeous schooner!!! Great pics!

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