A little adventure and a whole lot of relaxation

photo courtesy of John Williams

  July 2015
Schooner Heritage
P O Box 482
Rockland ME  04841


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Hi Shipmates,

How's your summer going?  These pictures show you what a wonderful month we've had.

---Rockland, July 10th  Parade of Sail
photo courtesy of John Williams

--Orcutt Harbor, July 14th, early morning
A porpoise frolics in the outer harbor during Capt. Linda's morning row.

--- Castine, July 14th, Bastille Day
A replica of the French frigate, L'Hermione, visited and we were close by.  That's us just astern of the tug preparing to accompany her to the dock.   
photo courtesy of Wayne Hamilton

---Eggemoggin Reach
Many of you have been aboard when we've sailed under the Deer Isle bridge.  Here's a quick clip of Capt. Linda at the top of the main mast on a recent trip as we did it again.

Under the Deer Isle Bridge
video by Dick Loehr

--Smith Cove, July 22nd, early morning

--off North Haven, July 23rd
We saw the 180-ft 3-masted bark Picton Castle, finishing her sixth world circumnavigation, bound for her homeport of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.


From the Galley

--July 29   Lunch included a loaf of bread, pirate boat bread that is. 

Sweet Maine blueberries are beginning to show up at farmers' markets and roadside stands.  One of our guests' favorite recipes is . . .

Blueberry Buckle

Cream together
1/4 c. margarine
3/4 c. sugar

1 egg
1/2 c. milk

Add and mix
1/2 t. salt
2 t. baking powder
2 c. flour

Toss 2 c. blueberries in flour then mix into batter.
Batter will be very stiff.  Spread in greased 8" x 8" pan.

1/2 c. sugar
1/3 c. flour
1/2 t. cinnamon

Cut in
1/4 c. margarine

Sprinkle topping over batter.
Bake at 350 degrees for 40 min.  Makes 16 pieces.




Photo courtesy of Joan Merritt


Until next month,