CHARISMA, reefing the main, Miami to Nassau Race, 1975
color slide (35mm only)PHOTOGRAPHS - 35 MM SLIDES
safety film, Kodachrome
overall: 1 x 1 1/2 in.
35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in March of 1975 during the Miami to Nassau Race. Image of CHARISMA, undersail in heavy seas, port quarter view on a starboard tack, reaching. The crewmen are dressed in yellow and orange rain pants. One man is reefing the mainsail. Other crewmen are sitting on the starboard side as ballast while two men next to them work the coffee grinder. Good view of the deck. Lot of wave action and white caps. CHARISMA, sail #6944, was built in 1970 by Palmer Johnson Boat Works of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin from designs by Sparkman & Stephens, Inc. Handwritten on mount: "192175 / 290 / Rosenfeld / MM7504 / "Reefing the Main" / CHARISMA, Miami-Nassau / 3-1975". Image used to create a poster by Stanley Z. Rosenfeld titled, "Reefing The Main". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Stanley Z. Rosenfeld photographer.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Stanley Z. Rosenfeld photographer