Where the Winds Blow...
by Mark Steele:
is about People
a ketch and a mullety, and schooners with many masts!
weekly to no particular place!
sleeping helmsman, flippin multi-hulls, island rum and whistling
Australian sea Horse?
mess man maketh, yet there is still pleasure to be found!
Mini Sail mastery, `newie’ sailors, a mighty fine square rigger
and those Kiwi cat-rigged Fiji schooners!
the Alma to the Spray… Murray’s
the small world of the Footy to Gucci’s beautiful schooner Creole and other model yachts, to boats of battle.
`toot sweet’ cruise, Seriously windling, Moonen’s
latest and a late friend Melvin.
sea dragons, spook sailed scows, phantom windlers and a South
windling Reverend. Cup yawning,, Stan’s three brothers
and a gathering of schooners
to sea with Sweetie, Bogie’s Santana,
and a man and his mullet boats
trio to rave about, Kerfuffling and Kerplonkin, a man on my
mission, and an Alden schooner to die for!
Todd’s two Mariah’s, a Mad Hatters Starlet
Day, Bawley John, and Mark’s magnificent Victory
model yacht crossing of Cook Strait, Mick Brown’s wife
Marion’s schooner, and a model of the ill-fated Strathcona.
To fallen fellow sailors, a then youngster
called Robin, and a classic topsail schooner
Scenic surroundings, a Gentleman’s yacht, and a compact Square-rigger
The sailboat models of Eduard. the quite unique non-Footy Footies of the gentlemen of Yorkshire and the Olin Stephens designed Stormy Weather
Turks & Caicos Islands sailing, a beautiful book, a new schooner launched and a model cross-masted cat
Sailors for time left, the barges of the Thames and Netherlands, rolling with Rolex and a great Charters schooners pretend shootout!
Cup booing and big business in Spain, an Emirates-liveried one metre, a new `baby Starlet’ and a man passionate about his windling!
A desirable outpost, a stunning windjammer. North Carolina oyster sharpies and Harban’s most exclusive little yacht klub
Shenandoah, scene stealer at the Italy Rolex Rally, a Sea Thru Starlet, windling with Darth and the sailing now railroad-operating Lockley’s.
Micro Magic’s for instant pleasure, the `lost at sea’ boats mystery, a tall ship Lady Love and… the
schooners keep coming…
Just a plain old coastal working girl, colourful boats, and fun `sindickit(ing)’ for that cup!
Schooners, a biggie Starlet, Durgan `dogs’,
fellows of fun and a Maroochydore flyer!
Blake’s Seamaster, Straddle Bug(ing), a Champion of yachts large and small and the dreary port of Surrender!
Of model shipwrights and just sailors of model yachts, and sometimes the twain doth meet!
Many Britannia’s, multi-hulling, a schooner called Trinovante and a writer still voyaging on the `sea of time’.
Nev’s Ann Louise tames a big sea, the enviable Southwold family regatta, Summer Winers and photos `up close, low and personal!’
Misfortune for Resolution, a Tortola sloop, bugs and ducks, and 'One for the ready Two for the Go!'
A kind of model Bluenose encounter, Ron Scobie marine artist, some funning, and that lady legend of a yacht, Ragtime!
Swirly World, some place sometime long ago, a schooner called Martha and the model boats of Andreas Gondesen
Of sharp looking sharpies, a ketch called Flamingo, and grown men who walked around an island
racing model yachts for a twenty buck bucket!
Of a harbour safe and gentle, an 1895 brig,
the young Fijian sailors of the island of Dromuna
The model yachtsmen of Wick,
Bowdoin the polar expedition schooner,
a modest wall-banger and
a 'no blah blah’s of Dum’ rounding!
Articles by Mark
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Square Rigger on a British Pond
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