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Meggen Watt Petersen    January 26, 2020    Comments Off on Related Media: freighter

Vol XVIII – #153 – A Special Sunrise

(Report by Jim)   We were met with a spectacular Leland sunrise this morning. I wish I had looked earlier because this was not the peak. The photos were already posted everywhere by the time I got down to the shore. I guess I’m old fashioned, I choose to lug the camera and bag down to the shore. If I miss… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #152 – Spinnakers

(Report by Jim)   Nice to see a spinnaker out. You rarely see these out anymore. This M-Scow was moving fast downwind and that’s exactly what you use them for.   I took the photo above on a bridge somewhere around Muskegeon, I think. I’ve passed this many times over the years and never had a good sky until now. So,… Read more »

Vol XV #205 – Meggen’s Monday

A perfect fall day, complete with wind blowing leaves every which way, and not too cold. It started out with a pre-dawn line-up of Venus, Jupiter, and Mars. At sunset last night, the freighter Great Lakes Trader and tug Joyce L. VanEnkevort moved slowly through the Manitou Passage. Same place, 24 hours earlier – windy, wavy, and chilly, with a hundred… Read more »