Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

One of the most gripping and well-written books I’ve read is The Proving Ground by G. Bruce Knecht. It’s about the disastrous events of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, which were brought about by a powerful storm in the Bass Strait.

Bass Strait, Australia

Bass Strait, Australia

When the Strait puts on such beautiful displays, it’s hard to believe that it can be so treacherous.

For more entries to this week’s WPC, see The Daily Post.

My top five picks from this week:

23 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

    • A time of tragedy and terribly insensitive journalism, M-R. I remember someone asking one of the skippers how he felt that a crew member had died, when he was not aware of the death. What a moronic question, anyhow.

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    • We were lucky to witness its beautiful calm, Adee. But not long after a hectic storm blew up. I wouldn’t want to be messing about on boats in this part of the ocean.

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