One evening he cast off the painter of a sailboat
from the iron ring that secured it to the dock at Leghorn, wrapped himself in his coat and lay down, and said to the crew, -- "To the Island of Elba
We hired a sailboat
and a guide and made an excursion to one of the small islands in the harbor to visit the Castle d'If.
Shelley's death came when he was only thirty, in 1822, by a sudden accident--he was drowned by the upsetting of his sailboat
in the Gulf of Spezia, between Genoa and Pisa.
It was twelve o'clock noon, and a breezy, cloudless day; the ascent was gradual, and the glimpses, from under the curtaining boughs, of blue water, and tiny sailboats, and beetling cliffs, were as charming as glimpses of dreamland.
The steamboats skimming along under the stupendous precipices were diminished by distance to the daintiest little toys, the sailboats and rowboats to shallops proper for fairies that keep house in the cups of lilies and ride to court on the backs of bumblebees.
For a long moment the young man stood half way down the bank, gazing at the bay furrowed with the coming and going of sailboats
, yacht-launches, fishing-craft and the trailing black coal-barges hauled by noisy tugs.
The tide flowed and ebbed; the sun rose and set; regularly each afternoon the brave west wind came romping in through the Golden Gate, darkening the water, cresting tiny wavelets, making the sailboats
My earliest distinct memory was playing in that sailboat
when I was 3 or 4 years old, with all the fish scales in the crevices
are often docked at marinas that require the owner's policy to list the marina as an additional insured.
The only place to launch a keelboat was at Reed's Quiet World, a fiberglass sailboat
dealership with a small marina," explains Pat Maloney, past commodore of WYC.
A demonstration followed with a class discussion of the basic shape of a sailboat
30pm, indicating they spotted a man and his sailboat
approximately 200 miles east of Cape Hatteras.