The taller ships start appearing around 1:50, but I liked seeing all the smaller boats, too. Look for the Stanley Thomas lobster boat closer to the beginning. After the Parade I walked out onto the rocky ledge near the Eastern Point Lighthouse, but as you can see in the second-to-last clip, a thunderstorm was on the way and I had to skedadle.
Beautiful Event to film-to many of us, Gloucester is our “somewhere over the rainbow.”
How did this sneak up on Rubber Duck? Timer says 4 days left to train! Time to get serious and kick the chipmunk family out of the scuppers and get paddling. Back by popular demand, the Rubber Duck Tracker (click). If you click now you might catch the daily training run to Stone’s Pub for the mandatory three Fishermans IPA’s as Rubber Duck figures out how this new software works and not have it drain the iPhone battery. Save the link to your smartphone and get out there and watch the race. Rubber Duck tracker goes live at 8AM Saturday. Major hint: to actually watch the race think of this dot as the end of the flotilla of 2oo plus boats. Anyone actually winning their division will be an hour or two in front of Rubber Duck. RD likes to make sure everyone makes it to the Greasy Pole…
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Dear Dear Patron/Saint,
If you are pressed for time, you can just jump ahead to the handy links at the end of this message. But we hope that you will spare a minute or two to read about an important challenge that the Cape Ann Community Cinema now faces, and how you can help overcome it (in true community fashion).
We are presently preparing to celebrate five years in business as a full-time operation. Every day, week, and month of those five years have been hard-fought. While we have increased revenue every year, it has been, after all is said and done, at a very slim margin for the business (and myself personally).
It is now time for the CACC to take that quantum leap forward, and to do that, we must make an important upgrade to industry-standard projection equipment.
In short, by acquiring a thoroughly modern “magic lantern,” we…
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