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Photos of the Day: Boats in Winter

Olso harbor
Sailing much in Oslo in February? Nah, not really.
© 2019 Steve Sarsfield

Bay Area racer and sailing instructor Steve Sarsfield, who cruises an Ericson 26 out of Bodega Bay, sent us photos from his three-week winter trip to Oslo, Norway.

Dark, blue harbor
We touched up the first image in Photoshop so that you could see it more clearly. Here’s the original file out of Steve’s camera. Note the blue, dark quality of the ‘daylight’.
© 2019 Steve Sarsfield

Although the California coastal hills and mountains received a light dusting of snow this week, we still get to sail year-round here. Even on days with high-wind warnings and rain squalls, like last weekend. We continue to appreciate our great good fortune in living here.

Benino and Spirit sailing
A Knarr, Benino, and a Catalina 34, Spirit, raced in the Golden Gate Yacht Club midwinter race on Saturday. Some clubs canceled their races; others coped with the weather. Although Richmond YC’s Small Boat Midwinters were among the races canceled, several Lasers went out anyway. We’ll have more on the weekend’s midwinters in the March issue of Latitude 38.
© 2019 Latitude 38 Media LLC / Chris

1 Comment

  1. Terry Dolan 5 years ago

    The photo from Oslo could just as easily come from Seattle earlier this week.

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