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Sailors View Of San Francisco Skyline
Photograph - Outdoor Color Landscapes, Transportation, Landmarks, Cities, Skylines, And People
In this classic scene of San Francisco Bay, a sailboat with its sails beautifully unfurled is manned by an unidentifiable sailor looking toward the skyline of San Francisco, California, USA.
San Francisco Bay is a mecca for sailors (boats, as well as windsurfing and kitesurfing), due to consistent strong westerly/northwesterly thermally-generated winds of 15-25 knots, common on summer afternoons, and protection from large open ocean swells. Yachting and yacht racing are popular pastimes, and the San Francisco Bay Area is home to many of the world's top sailors.
Copyright 2009-2014 Connie Steitz Fox. All Rights Reserved. Please note that, if there is a watermark, it will not appear on your purchased artwork. Its purpose is to deter online theft, which can be traced.
Photographed outdoors with a Canon PowerShot A630; no flash. Your comments, votes, faves, and promotion are encouraged and appreciated.
Featured on the homepages of California Coast Photography, Premium FAA Artists, FAA Featured Images, Weekly Fun, and Women Photographers, March 2014. Featured in Comfortable Art, April 2014. My thanks!
March 5th, 2014
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