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This Tall Ship entered Muskegon Harbor with no sails because there was almost no wind out on Lake Michigan! Rarely happens but most of the ships have engines for just that rare occurance.

The Roald Amundsen is a German 165 foot-long steel-hulled brig built in 1952.

The Tall Ships are visiting Muskegon, Michigan as part of the Great Lakes United Tall Ships Challenge Race to Save the Great lakes. The Great Lakes tour is inteded to raise awaremess of water preservation. This ship came in from the Lake Michigan part of their tour into the Muskegon Harbor before docking on Muskegon Lake for the weekend.

Taken in Muskegon, Michigan, USA

Olympus E-500
Zuiko 14-54mm lens
Edited in Picasa 3 and Picnik

Featured in Live, Love, Dream

Featured in Imagewriting

Comments

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezover 4 years ago

  • Lissie E J
    Lissie E Jover 4 years ago

    Excellent capture. Well done

  • Thank you! It was a tough shot with the sun coming directly from his back made it more of a silhouette shot!

    – BarbL

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your wonderful feature, great work.

  • Thank you so very much!

    – BarbL

  • Matt Jones
    Matt Jonesover 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature.

  • Thank you for your lovely comment!

    – BarbL

  • Nancy Stafford
    Nancy Staffordover 4 years ago

  • Thank you so very much! I am truly honored!

    – BarbL

  • Robin Webster
    Robin Websterover 4 years ago

    What an impressive looking ship! Beautiful image Barb! Congratulations on your features!!!!

  • Thanks, Robin…it helps to be presented with such amazing images to photograph!!

    – BarbL

  • Gabrielle  Hope
    Gabrielle Hopeover 4 years ago

    Such a wonderful sight, great capture and congratulations Barb.

  • Thank you, dear friend!

    – BarbL

  • BCallahan
    BCallahanover 4 years ago

    what a gorgeous ship…. it’s amazing how big these ships are, and how many people it takes to sail one!! a fantastic capture, my sis…. love it!!! how did i miss this one when you first posted it.. i know you are still on my watch list… hugs, sis!!

  • Thank you so much, sis. It really was an amazing site to see and yes, lots of people to make it go. The college kids who work on them in the summers sure get quite an adventure!

    – BarbL

  • Thanks also for adding this to your Favorites!! That was so very sweet!

    – BarbL

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 2 years ago

    Such lovely soft tones
    Would you like to add to A Love of Boats group

  • Thank you! I didn’t know about that group…and yes, I’ll add to there! Thanks for the suggestion!

    – BarbL

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