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Adelaide to Port Lincoln yacht race.


And so we got up at 5am to see what we could see. When we arrived at the Cape Spencer viewing point, all we saw were lights twinkling below us with the eerie sound of water lapping and waves softly hitting the unseen rocks. Slowly as the morning dawned our eyes could focus on the beautiful scene before us......

Too dark to photograph, but they were there somewhere.

These pics are fairly well taken in sequence as the morning progressed and more yachts kept appearing on the horizon. My shots are from a quite a distance, no close ups sorry, I had a 500mm lens and even then they are a long way off, but the mood of the morning seemed to make up for all that. We followed the yachts on a tracker app so could estimate their whereabouts. The winners unfortunately had long since passed this point. "Secret Mens Business" taking line honours.

A seriously wonderful experience! 

Due to slow wind speeds we were able to photograph the yachts, normally they pass the Cape Spencer Lighthouse in the middle of the night.

I do hope you like yacht photos because I took a lot of photographs!!

Althorpe Lighthouse
Dark morning
Sailing towards us
Red hull
Passing the rocks
Purple hues
Catching up
And passing
Like ships in the night
Morning hues
Golden lights in the distance
Catch the wind
Light catches one white sail
Soft lights
Expanse of water
Light catcher
Passing Althorpe
Kinetic Energy
Past the island
Red spinnaker
Born to mentor
Dark sails
Still coming
Silver sea
Rhino closer
Born to mentor passes quite close to us.
Finally around the Cape
As the crow flies
Grey sail
Beautiful scene
Surfers and sailors, Ethels beach
Last but not least
Photographers dreamy landscape

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Comments 2

Guest - Mike on Monday, 19 February 2018 05:46

Cracker shots Wendy
Well done. I love the mood

Cracker shots Wendy Well done. I love the mood
Guest - Sandy Lord on Monday, 19 February 2018 11:55

Great photos Wendy! Very peaceful... love the boats!

Great photos Wendy! Very peaceful... love the boats!
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