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Get Your Sail On!

Imagine ripping across the bay under thousands of square feet of canvas sails. Looking up, the sails seem to kiss the clouds. Wind in your hair, perhaps a book in your hand. Water, wind, islands, sun. 

It all starts like this.  

Photo by Tracy Sheppard

It takes a village to bend on the mainsail! 

Courtesy of Windjammer Angelique

Photo by Tracy Sheppard

Photo by Tracy Sheppard

Courtesy of Windjammer Angelique

With a mainsail, foresail (or in the case of Angelique, a mizzen sail), several headsails and sometimes topsails, the crews are busy bending on sails for several days. 

Courtesy of Windjammer Angelique

Courtesy of Windjammer Angelique

And finally, THIS. 

Photo by Barry King


 Happy Sailing! 

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