Here’s my entry for Nancy Merrill’s Photo A Week Challenge “Look Up”
As we prepare for the Spring sailing season, I’ve had some time to look through some older images. This one is from October 2016 when my husband and I made a weekend cruise aboard our Catalina 22, Seanachai. Part of the passage took us through Wappoo Creek and I experienced the opening of the Burnet R. Maybank drawbridge from a new perspective. We posted a YouTube video of the first leg of the trip, including the opening of the bridge.
At it’s center, the bridge has a clearance of 33 feet. The masthead to the waterline of our boat is just over 29 feet. Technically, we could motor under the bridge, and we did–about three months later–as captured in the photo below. The captain’s steady hand guided us under the center of the bridge, while I looked up.