Fogo Island Punt Race: Visuals

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From Room 15, Fogo Island Inn. Photocredit Tom Curran

Captions and editing to follow. This post sponsored by wifi access at Chesters! Thanks Ross Osmond. You made the blog.

 

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Icebergs and Fogo Island Punt Race 2014 from Room 15, photo credit Tom Curran. Thanks Tom
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Punt padding. It’s not just a test of the arms and shoulders. Fogo Island Punt Race 2014
Lillian Dwyer gave up the pillow from her bed for husband Clem. Punt padding. It's not just a test of the arms and shoulders. Fogo Island Punt Race 2014
Lillian Dwyer gave up the pillow from her bed for husband Clem. Punt padding. It’s not just a test of the arms and shoulders. Fogo Island Punt Race 2014
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Tom and Wayne Freake, Fogo Island Punt Race, 2014 Silver Oar Winners
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Fraser Carpenter getting ready to row the Punt she won last year. Fraser placed second in the Women’s Division with her partner, Sivella Marshall.
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Icebergs and Punts from Room 15, Fogo Island Inn. Photo credit Tom Curran
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Donna Connors and Simone Lilly launching their borrowed punt, part of the Shorefast Fleet. Gold Oar winners, Fogo Island Punt Race, 2014
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Peter Decker uses 200+ year old Long Tom as the starting ‘pistol’ for the Great Fogo Island Punt Race, 2014
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Additional bonus for coming in first. Greetings from family for Simone and Donna.
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Additional bonus for coming in first. Greetings from family for Simone and Donna.
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Might be a cloud, could be gunfire from Long Tom. Great Fogo Island Punt Race 2014
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Safety Marshals arriving for the Great Fogo Island Punt Race, 2014
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Waiting for mom to come back. Great Fogo Island Punt Race 2014
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Traffic lined ups don’t stop Zita Cobb heading to the Government Wharf for the Great Fogo Island Punt Race, 2014
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Highly technical equipment for health and safety. Great Fogo Island Punt Race 2014
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Final preparations, Great Fogo Island Punt Race, 2014
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Pond on the Island Harbour Road. Heading for the Punt Race for 6 a.m.
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Lining up for the start of the Great Fogo Island Punt Race 2014
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Getting ready to start the Great Fogo Island Punt Race 2014
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Final preparations.

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