Article from Maine Windjammer Association August 2018 Newsletter ()
July 24, 2014
Everyone Loves a Parade!

credit: Bob Trapani, Jr.
This month we’re pleased to feature photos from this year’s sunny Windjammer Parade at Rockland Breakwater Light.
 
credit: Bob Trapani, Jr.
Spectators take a mile-long stroll out to the end of the Breakwater to get the best views of the Parade.
 
credit: Bob Trapani, Jr.
Onlookers get a great view of the Schooner American Eagle as she whizzes past the Breakwater.
 
credit: Bob Trapani, Jr.
From left to right, Schooners American Eagle, Stephen Taber and Heritage head into Rockland Harbor.
 
credit: Bob Trapani, Jr.
Captain Noah Barnes at the helm of Stephen Taber!
 
credit: Bob Trapani, Jr.
Angelique struts her stuff.
 
credit: Meg Maiden
A view of the Schooner Heritage from the top of the Lighthouse!
 
credit: Bob Trapani, Jr.

Spectators are treated to close-up views of the Heritage.

 
credit: Bob Trapani, Jr.
Victory Chimes heads for the Rockland Breakwater, leaving the Owls Head Light in the distance.
 
credit: Bob Tranpani, Jr.
Any guesses?
 
credit: Meg Maiden
Much to the delight of spectators, here’s Schooner Isaac H. Evans sailing with people in prominent places.
 
credit: Meg Maiden
On this pass, onlookers get quite a surprise!
 
credit: Brad Lamoureux
After a short row, guests of the American Eagle are treated to a tour of the Lighthouse after the Parade.
 
credit: Bob Trapani, Jr.
From left to right, Meg Sharp, Meg Maiden and Jim Sharp have the best seats in the (light) house! Many thanks to Capt. Sharp for sharing his time, knowledge and humor with everyone at the Parade.

Local TV covered the event, including an interview with Captain Jim Sharp who emceed the Parade of Sail. The good weather also brought out many wonderful photographers who have generously shared their images:

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse collection by Bob Trapani, Jr.

Shoot Maine Studios

Andre Albert Photography

Next year’s Parade is scheduled for July 10, 2015. For more information about Maine’s historic windjammers, please visit our website.

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