Friday, May 2, 2014

~Tall Ships~
*Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain*
The Tall Ships visit the Port of Coos Bay on their annual visit to the Southern Oregon Coast.

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 The Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain passes by the North Bend Boardwalk.


 Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain in Coos Bay.


Chief Mate Johann Steinke of the Tall Ship Lady Washington

Tall Ship Lady Washington


Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain

 The Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain peacefully sails through the waters of Coos Bay Oregon.

Deckhand ties up the sail.

Tall Ship Lady Washington in the Coos Bay


The Hawaiian Chieftain's Chief Engineer Andrew...nicknamed Jas, and Hawaiian Chieftain's Bosun, Daisy, put on their game face as they prepare for battle with the Lady Washington.


Educational Director Monica on the Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain


The Hawaiian Chieftain fires at the Lady Washington

Educational Director entertains the crowd while sailing on the Lady Washington


Tall Ship Lady Washington in the Coos Bay.





Tall Ship Lady Washington

Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain in the Coos Bay



The Tall Ship, Hawaiian Chieftain, is dwarfed by the size of the Historic McCullough Bridge.






Tall Ship Lady Washington in the Coos Bay.


Jim, the Bosun for the Lady Washington, stands suspended in the rigging while giving commands for docking.


Tall Ship Lady Washington


Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain in the Coos Bay.


  Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain





"Jas", the Chief Engineer for the Hawaiian Chieftain, in greatly focused as the ship comes into dock while the Lady Washington comes up from behind.


Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain

 Deckhand Kaila stands ready for instruction to hoist the sails.


Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain passes under the historic McCullough Bridge.





Tall Ship Lady Washington

Johann and Megan pose for the camera aboard the Lady Washington.


Tall Ship Lady Washington in the Coos Bay.


Johann Steinke, Chief Mate of the Tall Ship Lady Washington


 The Hawaiian Chieftain's wooden decoration found at the prow of ship is known as a figurehead.


Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain prepares to dock in Coos Bay.

Deckhand Megan stand proud as the Lady Washington sails in the Coos Bay.


"Jas" is the Chief Engineer for the Hawaiian Chieftain Tall Ship.


Chief Mate Johann Steinke of the Tall Ship Lady Washington.



Captain of the Lady Washington

Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain in the Coos Bay


"Jas", the Chief Engineer on the Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain, stands intense preparing for docking in Coos Bay.


Crew member of the Hawaiian Chieftain prepares to lower the sails for battle.


Jim, the Bosun for the Lady Washington, gives commands for docking.


The Lady Washington's wooden decoration found at the prow of ship is known as a figurehead.


Crew members of the Tall Ship Lady Washington do a balancing act while tying up the sails.


Tall Ship Lady Washington


Monica Schumacher holds tight while the Hawaiian Chieftain docks in downtown Coos Bay.


Hang'n by a thread on the Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain.

 
Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain


Captain of the Lady Washington


Hawaiian Chieftain's Bosun, Daisy Archer, climbs high into the ships mast to release the sails.


Deckhand Davey of the Tall Ship Lady Washington


Releasing the sails on the Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain


Kaila is a crew member of the Tall Ship Lady Washington


The Hawaiian Chieftain returning to port from a windy battle with the Lady Washington.


Daisy Archer, the Bosun for the Hawaiian Chieftain, throws the rope in style.


Tall Ship Lady Washington


 Crew members of the Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain


Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain in the Coos Bay.


Kaila is a crew member of the Tall Ship Lady Washington.


Deckhand Davey helps a young visitor aboard the Lady Washington


Crew member of the Tall Ship Lady Washington releases the ship from the dock.


The tight walk on the Lady Washington


Monica stands proudly on the dock awaiting visitors for an upcoming tour aboard the Hawaiian Chieftain.


Chief Mate Johann Steinke of the Tall Ship Lady Washington


Crew member of the Hawaiian Chieftain dangles by a rope to release the sails.


Crew members of the Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain, officially make the Port of Coos Bay an official port for the Tall Ships.  The Mayor of Coos Bay accepts the welcome.


Mayor Crystal Shoji of Coos Bay receives the official Proclamation documents making the port of Coos Bay an official port of call for the Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain.


The Hawaiian Chieftain's Chief Engineer Andrew...nicknamed "Jas".


Releasing the sails on the Hawaiian Chieftain. 



 Though the Tall Ships are not pirate ships, while in Coos Bay, they are in Pirate Country.


Chief Mate Johann Steinke of the Tall Ship Lady Washington stands in a common Captain stance for sea going captains.


Battle between the Tall Ships, Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington, in the Coos Bay. 


A quick change in the weather forced the Hawaiian Chieftain to tie up the sails while cruising in the Coos Bay.

 

 Chief Mate Johann Steinke of the Tall Ship Lady Washington stands and takes in some sun.

The Hawaiian Chieftain crews along the Coos Bay.


Even in the rain, the work continues.


 Tall Ship Lady Washington


The Tall Ship Lady Washington reflects in the water. The abstract design is created by wind produced ripples.

The Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain reflects in the water. The abstract design is created by wind produced ripples.
 
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