Where would we be if tourist marketing types didn’t create hyped up events in order to attract attention? In this case the windjammer association stages a yearly jam in at Rockland, a windjammer parade. Mid afternoon windjammers come in to parade past the harbor’s light at the end of a long jetty. They spend the afternoon milling about repeatedly making their parade passes. It’s a good show. We benefit greatly because we need to work the boat crowd to line up shots without another spectator boat getting in the way or without an awkward background. So the windjammers mill about and we mill about. Everybody has a good time. And then some dozen boats anchor in a cluster at the south end of the harbor for an evening of socializing.

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