Sailing with almost no wind but enjoying the Leica T

Started Apr 27, 2014 | Discussions thread
photo perzon
photo perzon Veteran Member • Posts: 4,617
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Dr. Ulrich Rohde wrote:

Today there was a regatta of about 12 sailboats on a coarse between Marco Island and Naples and NO WIND to speak of, Actually about 7 Knots, and the light boats won We were in the cruising class , no chance.The disadvantage of my boat is, It need 15 Knots not 7 to move so the outcome was predicable . On the positive side we could take some real life pictures in the hazy sunshine of Florida, and I must say I am quite happy. For this application the Canon 1 DX with a 28 to 135 mm f=2.8 would have been the professional choice. So, we did poorly in sailing but ended up with nice souvenir pictures. Don't shoot the messenger !

Test for calibration

Getting ready

On the way

Repair high up

Fast boar

good lucking

Wind from behind

First finish

Well we try

Hi there


Having fun

Big sail

Nice to relax

Getting close

Almost there

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