Silver Fox

The tide was at its lowest point when I saw her for the first time from atop the marina’s tall and rusty retaining wall. Looking down from above, one could see her true form, as she must have appeared in the eyes of her designers some forty years before.

With Sails Well Trimmed

I’ve been lucky so far this season. Each time I’ve been out on the water the weather has been beautiful, and today is no exception.  Taking advantage of ideal sailing conditions, local skippers have seized the day, garnishing the sea with sun-lit triangles of sail. From this point eastward the Sound is wide enough to notice the curvature of the …