Video: Time Lapse Parade of Sails Through Gloucester Inner Harbor

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.”

36 thoughts on “Video: Time Lapse Parade of Sails Through Gloucester Inner Harbor

  1. Another beautiful Kim Smith production! Thank you for making me feel a part of the Gloucester Schooner Festival despite being on the coast of Maine!

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  2. Oh my goodness! What an AMAZING presentation. WOW! I can finally covey to my friends why this event is so magnificent! KNocked it out of the park! 🙂

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  3. Really a great video Kim, you definitely picked the right place for shooting. Any way to get a copy of this on DVD? Be glad to purchase it.

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  4. I am overwhelmed by everyone’s kind comments. I am traveling to visit my daughter and cell service on the train is intermittent at best, otherwise I would thank everyone individually. Thank You-your comments mean much.

    Yes Len I am happy to make you, and anyone else who would like one, a copy.

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  5. Hi Kim, I am unable to go out and watch such a magnificent display of the sail boats. Thank you so much for capturing what I and other’s who are disabled can not get down to see.
    Thank you again
    Kathy

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  6. Kim, Thank you for the beautiful video. My Piscitello Uncles would have been so proud to see their fishing vessel,the beautiful “American Eagle” restored and a winner!! I would love to have a copy.

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    1. Hi Virginia, I would be happy to give you a copy and so interesting to know the American Eagle was your uncle’s fishing vessel. I would like to know more about that! I think Anthony Marks mentioned it was his uncle’s as well. I would love to take my son on a sail on it someday!

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    1. I was thinking the same thing about the clouds – that would have been amazing if a rainbow appeared- was grateful for the ‘birds fly high’ seagull that flew past my camera’s lens as I was packing up to go!

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  7. Love the ducks too ! They were there for support. You have a great feel Kim. Especially the last vantage point from from the paint factory with most ships shown from a different angle. Bravo !

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    1. Thank you Jackie for your kind words. The ducks were so ‘co-operative’ and they are Common Eider’s -have noticed so many more eiders this year than in previous years.

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