RUNNING TIDE, #4444, SIRONA, #321313, and SWIFTSURE, #57444, 1978
color slide (35mm only)PHOTOGRAPHS - 35 MM SLIDES
Rosenfeld and Sons
safety film, Kodachrome; cardboard mount
overall: 1 1/2 x 1 in.
35mm slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in February of 1978. Image of RUNNING TIDE, sail #4444, red spinnaker foreground, then SIRONA, sail #21313, yellow and medium blue horizontal striped spinnaker and then SWIFTSURE, sail #57444, with two white and red and blue spinnakers on far right in background. View is starboard bow leeward, port tack, running free. RUNNING TIDE, sail #4444, was an ocean racer that participated in many long distance races in the 1970's. She was a 60'6" auxiliary sloop built in 1969 by Huisman of Vollenhove, Netherlands from designs by Sparkman & Stephens, Inc. and sailed in 1978 by A.G. Van Metre. SIRONA was a 48' auxiliary sloop, sail #21313, believed to be a Swan 48 built by or before 1978 and designed by Sparkman & Stephens and built by Oy Nautor Ab Company of Finland. Her owner in 1978 was James Michael. SWIFTSURE, auxiliary sloop, sail #57444 was sailed by Nicholas Frazee during the SORC of 1978. Mount info. stamped: "(black) 32 / FEB 78N7". Manufacturer's info.: "Kodachrome / SLIDE / PROCESSED BY Kodak". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Stanley Z. Rosenfeld photographer.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection