As dream jobs go, the keeper of Maine,s Cuckolds Fog Signal and Light Station could rank right up there with St. Peter's gig as keeper of the keys at heaven's gate.
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When the Wilde Yacht Sales crew ran into fog on Long Island Sound while transporting four boats to the SailQuest Boat Show in Milford, Conn., the convoy pulled together and slowed to 4 knots. That’s when an osprey decided the mast of a Ranger Tugs R-27 was a good place for a short break. “He just seemed to get a kick out of our little flotilla,” says crew photographer Paul Tortora, who snapped this shot. www.wildeyachts.comThis photo originally appeared in the September 2012 issue.l
Photo by OnEdition
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Lens focal length: 300 mm
Shutter speed: 1/2,000 second
Location: The Needles, Isle of Wight, England
This "Images" photo originally appeared in the September 2012 issue.
The Leishman brothers are co-owners of Pacific Asian Enterprises, the builder of Nordhavn yachts in Dana Point, Calif. The Leishmans grew up in Dana Point, messing about in boats at the local marina and learning to sail on a Santana 22. Neither Jim nor Jeff lost his childhood passion for boats.
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