Tag: Sailing

  • Sailing on “Seraffyn”

    Yesterday I had the pleasure of going for a sail on “Seraffyn” a 24 1/2’ Lyle Hess-designed sloop patterned after an English channel cutter. She was built by Lin and Larry Pardey in the late 1960s and is currently owned by George Dow. Seraffyn moved well in the light winds of Situate Harbor as we made […]

  • Sailing black and white from the archives

      While backing up my photos from the past summer I pulled a few that I wanted to try out in black and white. Here is the first of them. I hope to have a series of black and whites available in the coming months.

  • First Night Shooting Sailing With The Outex Waterproof Housing

    Here are a few of the photos from the first night with the Outex waterproof housing. I have been wanting to try to get shots like these for a long time and as I expected they are kind of hit or miss. For these shots I set myself up on the swim platform of the […]

  • The H12 (Herreshoff 12)

    This was my first chance to shoot the Herreshoff 12 and what a cool little boat it is. The race started down wind from between Wing’s Neck and Scraggy Neck then continued around Bassett’s Island and back out the start line. Shooting the fleet as they worked their way through the channel on a busy […]

  • Stuart Knockabout Nationals 7/20/13

    On July 20th I was fortunate to shoot the Stuart Knockabout Nationals as they sailed in 20+ knots of breeze between Wings Neck and Scraggy Neck here in Cataumet MA. With the 4+ foot swells there was a lot of bailing going on around the course but these Herreshoff designed boats didn’t seem to mind […]

  • Old Sigh Race Series 7/17/13

    Here are a few images from last week’s Old Sigh Racing. To see more images and to purchase photos please visit donparkinson.photoshelter.com.

  • Avatar Start

    AVATAR a J 160 crosses the starting line during the weekly Old Sigh Race series race.

  • Old Sigh Race Series 7/3/2013 THE FOG

    This week’s Old Sigh race brought out only 3 boats thanks in part to the dense fog that covered Buzzards Bay. The photo above is Hardtack moments after appearing from the fog about 50 yards from the finish. Photos available for sale here.  More photos after the jump…