Category Archives: Schooner
Schooner Green Dragon placed first in the Small Schooner Class in the 2014 Schooner Races, winning the Betty Ramsay Plate. Al Bezanson, who’s the owner of Green Dragon and is on the Schooner Race committee, sits in the cockpit of his schooner. Photo by Kathy Chapman.
Plenty of close-up action at the Gloucester Schooner Festival Race this year. -Len Burgess
Annisquam Sunset, photos from Anthony Marks
The Adventure (plus the diminutive Lannon) in Gloucester Harbor From Nancy LeGendre
Some firework images from Saturday night including my traditional photo montage to mark the event.
Cheers and Happy Labor Day, Judith
Thought you might enjoy these photos I took yesterday during the
schooner races at Eastern Point, came up from Salem for the festival
and races and had a great time.
Homie Picture From Susan LaRosa
The Parade of Sails and Schooner Race were magnificent as viewed from the Schooner Adventure. We had a couple of Sea Scouts aboard helping with the lines and a great variety of past and present Adventure supporters. Capt. Stefan Edick and crew did a magnificent job and were delighted with the 2nd place finish in such an esteemed field. Here are a few of photos of our day.
Yacht Sea Farer, photo from Anthony Marks
Good seeing you quickly today. If you would like feel free to use attached on Good Morning Gloucester. Attached pics taken 9/1/2014.
Capt Steve and Capt Pete gave everyone an up close view of the schooners in the parade of Sails, and their trip to the starting Line. Photographers, Parents and children were thrilled to see the schooners in full sail up close. King Eider and Lady Jillian are operated by Cape Ann Harbor Tours. See Slide Show below of all the happy faces.
The Schooner Festival is definitely my favorite. From starting on Friday on The Lannon and ending on the Lady Jillian for the parade of sail. Just terrific.
So much beauty in one harbor. It almost doesn’t seem fair….almost.
The day began a bit dreary, but grey skies couldn’t detract from the gorgeousness of the schooners as they paraded throughout our harbor.
Lucky, lucky us. Thanks to everyone who played a part in another successful Schooner Festival.
For More Info- http://gloucesterschoonerfestival.net/
Congrats To GMG Contributor, Our Pal Al Bezanson for Taking Home First Place The Betty Ramsey Plate For The Small Class!
GloucesterCast With Guest Toby Pett and Host Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 8/31/14
Topics Include: Toby Pett Looking Svelte In His Black Shirt, Ladies Man Toby Pett, Contributor Of The Week, Craig Kimberley’s Birdseye Demo and USCG Barque Eagle Drone Videos, The Schooner Adventure Progress, Greg Bover, The Schooner Adventure Business Model, Peter Bent Running The Show On The Adventure Today, The Bluenose II Question, Barry Pett and Marty Luster Go Behind The Scenes For The Gloucester Fireworks Set Up, The Gloucester Fund, Hosting The Schooners, The Question- Does Schooner Festival Exists If People Don’t Come To See the Schooners?, Local Traffic, Parking IMO Is A Non-Issue, Sailing Activity In Gloucester Today vs 25 Years Ago, Football Season, Question- Can Tom Brady Still Have As Much Focus and Will To Win As A Young QB Without A Superbowl Win?, Market Basket Re-Opening But Let’s Not Forget The Great Employees At Stop and Shop, Labor Day Schooner Festival Fireworks Were Awesome, Boat Horns.
Thanks To The Earl Foote Band For The Intro Music. Download Gloucester Til the End Free Here At Gimme Sound
What a beautiful day for visiting the schooners on Saturday. Rick and I had such a great time. Looking forward to tomorrow on the Lady Jillian for the Parade of Sails.
We will be posting live race results as they come in from the committee boat.
1:41 “All boats have started the race. Tensions are high!”
2:35PM “Sugar being Towed In Damage To Forstay. Ocean reporter Towing In.”
2:38PM Adventure Heading For The Mark. Haze Coming In, wins change. American eale Ahead, Then Roseway.”
2:40 Liberty Clipper
2:42 Roseway Overtaking The Lannon
2:44 Brilliant, Roseway, and Lannon
2:49 This Is Liberty Clupper Brilliant Looks Like A First.
2:51PM Al Bezanson’s Green Dragon Heeling Way Over, one entire lap ahead of Redbird.
3:02 American Eagle Crossing the Finish Line
4:16 USCG Barque Eagle Leaving
From the deck of the pinky schooner Ardelle, here is this year’s parade of sail.
Music by The Water Tower Boys.
While touring the USCG Barque Eagle yesterday, I was honored to meet Daniel Carmody….an original crew member of the Eagle in 1946.
I was humbled to be there to witness his homecoming and to have met him and his son.
Attached is a photo I shot at Rockport’s Front Beach this evening, Wed, Aug 27th. My humble social network is likin’ in… hope you will as well
Gordon Webster submits-
My name is Gordon and I’m a fine art photographer specializing in New England. I thought your readers might be interested in the images from my recent photo shoot around Cape Ann. I’ve created a collection of them with a vintage vibe that I used to try to capture the kind of romance and nostalgic atmosphere of Cape Ann’s fishing community.
I love your blog and follow your updates on Facebook, and I would be thrilled to have some of my photos of Cape Ann featured on it.
Here is the link to the Cape Ann photo set.
Pineapple Coconut Cakes at Sticky Fingers Bakeshop! Stop by for Labor Day Weekend treats!
7 Pleasant street or Main Street inside Brown’s Mall
Lisa Wensberg submits-
Thought you may like this photo. Fairly beautiful of the Annisquam side of town one of the few cloudy days we had this summer.
ABOARD THE USCG BARQUE EAGLE / photos from Anthony Marks
Gloucester Schooner Festival – Friday From Elinor Teele
The Adventure going out and the Eagle coming in…
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Lisa freed submits-
Still wish she’d sailed in, but worth the wait.
The USCG Eagle
I was aboard the Adventure as she joined the Lannon, Ardelle, Coast Guard boats and others to welcome the Coast Guard Barque Eagle to Gloucester on Friday.
She is a beauty! I hope everyone has an opportunity to see the Eagle while she is in port. Captain Stephan Edick took the helm for our spectacular sail. Here are
some photos of our day aboard the Adventure including the newly renovated fo’c’sle, We had some youngsters eagerly helping to hoist the sails and man the helm. 5
Enjoy the Schooner Festival!
Rick and I went on the Thomas E. Lannon on Friday to greet the United States’ Coast Guard Barque Eagle. First of the all The Lannon is so wonderful and the crew is amazing. We were out past the Breakwater with the wind and waves. Must tell all that is one of my favorite days out on the water on a beautiful Schooner. We greeted the Eagle with The Lannon’s Cannon going off. Looking forward to tomorrow and more Schooner Festival.