A few years ago, my friend Nikki at Tikkido.com held a wonderfully styled “Raingutter Regatta” for her kids in the backyard. It was totally charming! Loved it! The idea of using rain gutters for racing has stuck with me, and I’ve used the idea for several school activities. What is really wonderful about this activity ...continue reading

Summer Camp: Rain Gutter Sailboat Races STEM Activity

A few years ago, my friend Nikki at Tikkido.com held a wonderfully styled “Raingutter Regatta” for her kids in the backyard. It was totally charming! Loved it! The idea of using rain gutters for racing has stuck with me, and I’ve used the idea for several school activities. What is really wonderful about this activity ...continue reading

As one of the world's toughest offshore yacht races, the Rolex Sydney Hobart requires strength and the determination to excel. #RolexOfficial

As one of the world's toughest offshore yacht races, the Rolex Sydney Hobart requires strength and the determination to excel. #RolexOfficial

Pinching and driving to the weather mark.  One of the best legs in sailboat racing !!!

Pinching and driving to the weather mark. One of the best legs in sailboat racing !!!

Chicago, Illinois, USA....Sailboat races near Chicago Shore, Lake Michigan... #Chicago

Chicago, Illinois, USA....Sailboat races near Chicago Shore, Lake Michigan... #Chicago

allposters.com, sailboat racing, 1934,  #CLshowhouse #coastaldesigner

Sailboat Racing, 1934

allposters.com, sailboat racing, 1934, #CLshowhouse #coastaldesigner

Colorful sails, the wind filling up the spinnakers, in The Hamptons. @urbandecay @peektravel Contest Entry

Colorful sails, the wind filling up the spinnakers, in The Hamptons. @urbandecay @peektravel Contest Entry

AC 33 BOR BMW Oracle BMW Oracle Racing Jimmy Spithill Trimaran Sailing DOG DOGZilla Technology Ocean

AC 33 BOR BMW Oracle BMW Oracle Racing Jimmy Spithill Trimaran Sailing DOG DOGZilla Technology Ocean

J Class Sailboats Racing

J Class Sailboats Racing

All the games, activities, and FUN from the Rain Gutter Regatta, including decorating sailboats, sailboat races, and playing with semaphore flags.

All the games, activities, and FUN from the Rain Gutter Regatta, including decorating sailboats, sailboat races, and playing with semaphore flags.

This series has a lot of very thick acrylic paints, plasters and textures. I did two on thick gallery wrap canvases. One is 60x20 and one is 40x20. I started them when I returned  from Jamaica trying to capture the colors of the water and skies. On the trip, the ocean was usually very calm but I imagined a sailboat race where there was a brisk breeze which stirs up the waves.

This series has a lot of very thick acrylic paints, plasters and textures. I did two on thick gallery wrap canvases. One is 60x20 and one is 40x20. I started them when I returned from Jamaica trying to capture the colors of the water and skies. On the trip, the ocean was usually very calm but I imagined a sailboat race where there was a brisk breeze which stirs up the waves.

Thomas Eakins Weekender Tote Bag featuring the painting Sailboats Racing On The Delaware by Thomas Eakins

Sailboats Racing On The Delaware Weekender Tote Bag for Sale by Thomas Eakins

Thomas Eakins Weekender Tote Bag featuring the painting Sailboats Racing On The Delaware by Thomas Eakins

Port Huron To Mackinac Sailboat Race Sets Off On Lake Huron [LIVE ...

Port Huron To Mackinac Sailboat Race Sets Off On Lake Huron [LIVE ...

Global Gallery Sailboats Race During Yacht Club Cruise Wall Art - GCS-379087-1216-142

Global Gallery Sailboats Race During Yacht Club Cruise Wall Art - GCS-379087-1216-142

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