On our way back from a having a grand-old time at our friend’s wedding we stopped in Annapolis for dinner. Couldn’t help but snap a few of these badass old sandbaggers in the harbor.
Apparently these were among the first class of sailboats dedicated to racing in the United States. They evolved from oyster boats in New York Harbor and along the Jersey coast. No limit to sail area!
That right there is an 18 ft bowsprit. Bowsprit envy anyone?
Here’s me in Yorktown in front of the Lynx, looking like Louis CK, with no hands.