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bowsprite

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Announcement    Happy merry healthful Holidaze! If you ever are awake in the middle of the night, take comfort that all around us, ships and their crews are up, too! but we have the option to roll over and try to fall asleep again. Or: browse these ships listings and read about the ships that have sailed to and fro New York Harbor -- that could put anyone to sleep. Stay safe and well. Peace to all at sea and on land. And in the air. Happy end of 2020, onwards to a happy 2021!

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Last updated on Nov 30, 2020

Happy merry healthful Holidaze! If you ever are awake in the middle of the night, take comfort that all around us, ships and their crews are up, too! but we have the option to roll over and try to fall asleep again. Or: browse these ships listings and read about the ships that have sailed to and fro New York Harbor -- that could put anyone to sleep. Stay safe and well. Peace to all at sea and on land. And in the air. Happy end of 2020, onwards to a happy 2021!

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About bowsprite

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On Etsy since 2011

I love ships!

I started on a steel schooner in NYHarbor, and learned much from the women and men who know how to fix, maintain and sail the boats. You can’t work on a boat and not learn.

I’ve worked on little harbor work boats to busy passenger vessels to huge party cruisers, and it is the camaraderie of crew and the marine community that I love. Sea stories are the best–-whether they are true or not.

I love to draw outdoors, by the ship, preferring that than to drawing from photographs. Mariners tend to be quite proud of their vessels while they are working on one. I think ships are beautiful: from noble traditional sailing vessels to little workboats or ferries. I’ve not done much blue water sailing because: I get sea sick, alas, I do.

But a so-so day on NYHarbor is better than a good day at the office, so you will find me somewhere out there!

These prints are from original pen and ink watercolors. My blog is at http://bowsprite.wordpress.com/; you can also find more nautical goods on bowsprite.com.
Thank you for visiting! Christina

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  • Christina Sun

    Owner, Illustrator, Maker

    Born and raised in NY, living on the North Fork of Long Island. Please visit Bowsprite.com for my sea stories. Thank you to my friend, Tugster who shot this at the Kill van Kull, our favorite stomping grounds. Love to you ALL and thank you! Christina

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