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Netherlands, Sail Amsterdam, August 2010

Close-up of the Soeverein shown in the picture at the right.
From http://www.naupar.com/ships/soeverein/ : "The Soeverein is an impressive sight without equal. The boat pays homage to the East Indiamen of the Golden Age. The design is based on specific characteristics of these 17th century ships ..."
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Aug 24 2010 05:41 GMT MargNZ
Wonderful detail and photo Peter :)
Aug 24 2010 05:42 GMT sini
Beautiful ship!:)
Aug 24 2010 06:06 GMT hans55 PRO
fantastic ship ..great series !!
Aug 24 2010 06:11 GMT Icandoit
fantastic ship........... Fantastic shot, well done.
Aug 24 2010 06:24 GMT junne PRO
looks like you hired a boat
Aug 24 2010 06:28 GMT annaschnitfink
Great picture of a very beautiful ship dear Senna.
Aug 24 2010 06:43 GMT senna3
Thank you Margaret.
Aug 24 2010 06:43 GMT senna3
Thank you Hans.
Aug 24 2010 06:43 GMT senna3
Thank you Harry.
Aug 24 2010 06:49 GMT Pea2007
Wonderful shot.
Aug 24 2010 06:51 GMT senna3
It is Junne and quite expensive to get a place on, especially during events like SAIL Amsterdam! We were invited for free at a small boat owned by our daughter and son-in-law.
Aug 24 2010 06:54 GMT senna3
Thank you Anna.
Aug 24 2010 07:01 GMT senna3
Thank you Peter.
Aug 24 2010 07:02 GMT beady
An interesting boat, good find.
Aug 24 2010 07:04 GMT senna3
Thank you Brett.
Aug 24 2010 07:43 GMT martini957
WOW...AWESOME
Aug 24 2010 09:27 GMT PaP67
Great serie of course !
perhaps you know in France this meeting took place in 2008, " l 'Armada de Rouen" , i think it takes place each 5 years in Amsterdam too !
I'm from the East, not so near from the ocean, what a pity because this meeting is absolutly fabulous
i visited for about ten years the building of the " Hermione " in Rochfort a superb project which is still in progress, have a look if you want want under the following link....

http://www.hermione.com/le-projet/l-histoire/.......
Aug 24 2010 09:57 GMT PaP67
Aug 24 2010 09:58 GMT pp11364
A gorgeous ship.
Aug 24 2010 11:18 GMT ashdad PRO
A handsome ship!
Aug 24 2010 12:21 GMT senna3
Thank you Nancy.
Aug 24 2010 12:25 GMT senna3
Yes Patrick, every 5 years we a SAIL in Amsterdam. I wasn't aware of the Rouen events.
I will have a look at the Hermione links, thanks!
Aug 24 2010 12:29 GMT senna3
Thank you Tatyana.
Aug 24 2010 12:29 GMT senna3
Thank you Ashdad.
Aug 24 2010 13:31 GMT linnywv PRO
I've never been lucky enough to see these in person!! I love the gracefulness of these tall ships!
Aug 24 2010 17:16 GMT senna3
Linda, I am still waiting for a view of these ships under full sail. Once, in 2008, at the Tall Ship Races in Den Helder, we saw such a ship, but for my eyes the distance was too large to appreciate the image (and my photo was worthless too).
Aug 24 2010 18:18 GMT Danijela
Fantastic ship series!:) Love the mood here..
Aug 25 2010 01:37 GMT Studio88
Magnificent Composition ;-)
Aug 25 2010 04:36 GMT senna3
Thank you Danijela.
Aug 25 2010 04:37 GMT senna3
Thank you Howard.

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