Monday, October 21, 2019

The Big Boys are Taking Shelter from the Gales on Lake Superior

With gale brewing up on Lake Superior, boats are taking shelter where they can find it.
Here, the 1000ft James R Barker is hiding out behind Madaline Island in the Apostle.
The photo is taken from the Madaline Island Webcam
James R Barker shelter behind Madaline Island -- Madaline Island webcam

Marine Traffic AIS location of the Barker


14 comments:

  1. Michipicoten is making into port. I have been watching them on marine traffic too

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  2. Madeline Island...not Madaline. 😀

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  3. Nothing wrong with sheltering in the storm. You gotta have big balls to work a ship on the big Gitch

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  4. Just outside the ⛴️ line. It's a change from the Summer's sailboats.

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  5. Looked like one of the boats was anchored in the middle of the harbor

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  6. Saw 8-10 footers from shore today at Beacon Point.

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  7. Thanks for the Big Boy info 👍

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  8. Always remember big Fitz. May they rest in peace.

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  9. They're so long that front on one crest. Back on another crest. Middle unsupported.

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  10. You can always tell just who really is a true sailor, and their families!

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