donderdag 20 augustus 2015

Sail 2015

Yesterday we had our one in a 5 years sail in of Sail. The biggest maritieme manifestation of Europe. In a parade of 12 km big tallships and other interesting vessels sail into the amsterdam harbor from the North Sea to their boarding place were you can visit them until Sunday. As always the parade was opened by the dutch schooner "stad amsterdam".
This year a replica of the "Halve Maen", the ship build around 1606 and used by Henry Hudson for his expedition to North America, was also in the parade.
As was this Swedish giant " the Götheborg ".
Its all handwork so for handeling the sails you need a lot of crew not in possession of fear of heights. Think about this by a blowing gale.
There was also a lot to see on the water from boats who were from the visitors looking to the parade. For somewhat the same photo's you can also look at biebkriebels blog here.

18 opmerkingen:

  1. Wow! Every photo was a feast for my eyes. I love those tall ships.

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  2. So adore tall ships. Romance of the seas. These look stunning.

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  3. They do look so grand. But I do also think of those sailors of old who were forced to work under almost unimaginable circumstances to unfurl and furl those sails.

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  4. Awesome pics, s.c., of amazing ships. Great skies for the event as well. Pic # 4 is incredible.

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  5. These are great but there are too many little boats in the way. Looks like a major boat jam.

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  6. This is so interesting! I love have loved to be there...

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  7. Je ziet echt hoe groot ze zijn. Indrukwekkend!

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  8. Beautiful photos, SC! That must have been one heck of a party!
    I like the sailboats - very grand.
    Have a Beautiful Day!
    Peace :)

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  9. Those tall ships are awesome and spectacular.

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  10. Wonderful ships and photos. Those old ships were 2 years ago in Helsinki.

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  11. I love the ship on the first image. I would have loved to see it on the see. In this image I like the grey tones. Almost want to take away the red color :)

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  12. Oh how exciting! How wonderful to get to see the huge sailing vessels. I love that! Beautiful images!

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  13. Mooie series van Sail! Over 5 jaar kom ik ook eens kijken.

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