In response to Maralee’s Weekly Challenge: The Sea, I posted some shots of my adventures aboard the Sailing Ship “Lady Washington” cruising on Bellingham Bay this summer. This ship is the one used in the recent movies, Pirates of Carribean starring Johnny Depp.
Here is the Lady Washington:
Here is some of the rigging. Do you “know your ropes?”
The Top Sail is now flying and full of air.l
And this is the Hawaiian Chieftain, The Lady’s sailing companion:
They are heading to the yard arm:
That’s some tight (or loose) rope walking to get the sails furled.