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Uploaded: 02/06/19 10:52 AM GMT
Ship Ahoy !
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Can you see her ? There on the horizon like a ghost of a tall ship of the past! You need full screen to see her.
I zoomed in as far as I could and fought against a very strong wind to hold the camera steady.

She is not a ghost ship - she is the "Spirit Of New Zealand" and belongs to the Spirit of Adventure Trust that sends young people off on voyages in her to improve their life skills and sailing skills.
She is a a steel-hulled, three-masted barquentine with an overall length of 45.2 m (148 ft). She can carry 40 trainees and 13 crew.

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::tigger3
02/06/19 12:50 AM GMT
You were there at the right time, what a wonderful experience for the young people to be a part of, nice! tigs=^..^=
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::Dunstickin
02/06/19 2:49 PM GMT
Good to know these still offer an outlook to those who enjoy this kind of venture
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::Vickid
02/06/19 4:12 PM GMT
The layers here of the sand, rocks, waves and the ship, wow, wonderful idea to snap this photo, came out perfectly, even under difficult conditions! Wonderful opportunity for new sailors.
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.GomekFlorida
02/06/19 4:50 PM GMT
You captured the sea brilliantly. The ship in the distant is framed just right.
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::0930_23
02/06/19 5:39 PM GMT
Looks like a good wave for a surfer LE. Did you give it a go?
Great photo with amazing foreground.

TicK


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People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
::trixxie17
02/06/19 7:44 PM GMT
Just see her at the horizon Lyn - well done.
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::corngrowth
02/07/19 10:33 AM GMT
---Can you see her?---

That's right, Lyn. To me the barquentine Spirit of New Zealand' is an elegant lady because a ship is female. Wish I could dance (on top of the waves, 😁 ) with her. The accompanying music is performed by the everlasting sound of the sea.
Thanks for bringing back fond memories to me.
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