Things couldn’t have been better for Scott Deal this past Labor Day Weekend. Not only was he immersed in his passion for fly-fishing, he was teaching his 23-year-old daughter Elliott the art of poling his Maverick Mirage 17 HPX-S skiff. For Deal, that’s what it’s all about — family, fishing and boats.
Images by Onne van der Wal
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Shutter speed: 2.5 seconds
Lens focal length: 23mm
Location: Beavertail Lighthouse, Jamestown, Rhode Island
November 2014 issue
Oil painting by Marek Sarba
Cape Hatteras in the early hours of New Year’s Eve, 1862. The USS Monitor has hoisted her red lantern to signal that she needs help as the tow vessel Rhode Island — her hawsers cut — drifts down on the ironclad in heavy seas and gale-force winds.
Before his career with EdgeWater, Truslow, 50, sold advertising for MotorBoating magazine. “I’ve never really been away from boats or the boating business,” he says.
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