It was time for the Fall Sailboat Show in Annapolis! I drove 4 hours each way just to bring you this footage. If you love sailing, yachts, or luxury lifestyles, this video is for you. For me, I’m just filling my daydream bank. I got to check out a new Amel 55 and a bunch of new Lagoon Catamarans. Fair winds to my sailing friends.
After sharing a few videos of her sailing and even my schooner climb, I thought it was time to share my part of helping restore this glorious tall ship. Working on the completely wooden gaff rigged knockabout Schooner Virginia from December 2016 – May 2017. Stripping, sanding, sealing, splicing, painting and more.
I take on the challenge of climbing 90 feet to the top cap of the main mast of the Schooner Virginia. Starting with a free climb up to the spreaders to take in the views of the Elizabeth River, Sail Nauticus, and the Battleship Wisconsin.
Schooner Virginia left her home in Norfolk, Virginia for the bluer waters of Cape Charles on the Eastern Shore. After a lovely sunset cruise, a storm chases her back to the dock.