the Eye sailing!
Eye of the Wind pictures by Eric Matson
Tropical Australia 1997
Axel and Tony
Ellis and Jenny
In the focs'le. The word for this crews accom originates from 'fore castle', but it kept eroding to 'foxhole'.
Eric: "The shots in the focs'le are a rare glimpse into seafaring life... and of course the wonderful young people who were the life of the ship.." Tony, Axel and Pierre
Jo, Johnno and not yet named girls.
Eric: "I'm actually not sure exactly what brought the pointing thing on, but it may have been a request from me to add interest to a group shot which became an ongoing joke.
Horses in the sea near Magnetic island (Townsville, Queensland) at Horseshoe bay
At the start of the Darwin-Ambron race
Where else to find Eric's pics:
in newsletter 7 |
in newsletter 9 |
larger pics 80's - 1 |
larger pics 80's - 2 |