The Voyage Photos

The Atha Windwalker
At Catskill Creek on the Hudson with the mast up for the first time, Oct 22, 2003.

Daily log - Canada To Key West, Florida, Oct 10 - Dec 16, 2003

I took very few photos during this trip south as I had to be constantly at the helm and it was too damn cold to take off my gloves in the interesting part down Lake Champlain, the Champlain Canal, and the Hudson.

Leaving Lake Champlain In the Champlain Canal
 
Entering the Hudson The fort and academy at West Point
 
George Washington Bridge New York Harbor and skyline
 
New York Harbor and skyline The Statue of Liberty
 

From the Daily log - Delivering the Sally Bum Bum To Bermuda, Mar 5 - Mar 16, 2004

Here are a few photos taken off the Bahama Banks, during lulls in the storm between there and Bermuda and at Bermuda.

The Sally at St. George, Bermuda The owner Leon on bow at Little Bahama Bank
 
Barefoot on bow at Little Bahama Bank Greg at helm off Little Bahama Bank
 
Capt. Barefoot at helm. 30 footer behind A 30 foot sea abeam as the storm gathered
 
Capt. Barefoot off watch At Customs Dock, St. George, Bermuda
 
St. George across from custom dock Front Street, Hamilton, Bermuda
 
 
At Christmas Tree Island Mooring Field -- Key West
Careened on Chrismas Tree beach
Capt. Barefoot patching shaft log leak
Sunrise in the Keys
over Fleming Island USCG base
 
The Windwalker at anchor
Port Side -- Key West Harbor behind
The Windwalker at anchor
Bow shot with squall coming in from SE
 
Two St'bd Sheet Winches salvaged
from a wreck -- saved $1000.
The Bow Net Trampolines
Made from shrimp net -- saved $1400
 
Keywest Sunset June 22
the night before leaving
Keywest Sunrise June 23
the morning we left
 
 
 
At St. Augustine Harbor
Castillo San Mardos St. Augustine
Built 1672-1695
Sunset over St. Augustine
Aug 8, 2004, my 71st b'day
 
 
Anchored in the Holy Hole
Waiting for Hurricane Francis
Anchored in 70 knot gusts
Hurricane Francis, Sept 5, 2004
 
In Holy Hole Salt Marsh After Hurricane Jeanne
The Windwalker, Sept 27, 2004
High and Dry In Salt Marsh
The Loose Channel Marker Bouy
That Cut The Windward Anchor Rode,
Across the Atlantic - Bermuda Bound - May 2005
The Captain's ChairView from the Captain's Chair
Bound for Ireland
May 7
Dismasting Wreckage
May 22, St.George Harbor
Alongside The Hulk Looking Forward
My Work Space On The After Deck
Looking Aft on the Hulk
It Was a 3 Master Aground In 1912
Mast Standing - June 23
Re-Rigged as a Conventional Cutter
Aft view of New Rig and Boom
A $1000 Later
Across the Atlantic - Azores and Ireland - July-August, 2005
Wing and Wing - Out of the Azores to Ireland
Sailing Downwind on Light Air
Aran Islands Landfall
At the entrance to Galway Bay
Sunrise over Galway Bay - 0515 Hours Zulu
Two Miles Out
Snug and Secure In Galway Harbor
1100 Hours Zulu Time, August 15, 2005
Connemara and Cong - August 18, 2005 - The Quiet Man Sites
John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara
Myself in the "White O' Morn" Ruins
The Cottage has collapsed since 1951
Mark H. in the ruins
Looking at the "china shelf" wall
The Cart Path Out From the Ruins
Now a farm cattle path
The Stream Crossing
The stream is about 6 inches deep
The Stepping Stones
At the side of the path
Another view of the Stepping Stones
The stream and time has moved them some
Myself on The Stepping Stones about
where Mary Kate and Sean were standing
The Cottage Bridge where Michealeen bid Sean
goodnight. It is about 20 ft long
The Bridge where Sean views "White O' Morn"
I am sitting on the same rock as Duke
Another views of the bridge
In daily use for the last 600 years
The Cross of Cong on Main Street
It was placed there in 1350
Pat Cohan's Bar
Now gutted for restoration by Mar 17, 2996
The Ashford Castle Gatehouse
Where Sean and Mary Kate stole the bicycle
The Church Door
Good Morning!!
The Ashford Castle Gate and Castle
The castle is a huge structure 1/4 mile long
The Fishing Hole
at 2115 at night

 

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