Alcatraz, Treasure and Yerba Buena Islands.


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I got yelled at by the harbor pilot for crossing too close in front of this ship
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I paddled past the Heremiah OBrien
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This is a cute little cruise ship, probaby obsolete
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I met Fran Sticha and the rest of the Sojourners at Pier 40
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Dick Ryon is overdressed for this warm day on The Bay
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We passed behind a ferry pulling into the Ferry Building
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We watched another ferry dock at Alcatraz Island
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Approaching Angel Island
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Doug Huft Angel Island
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Dennis Holton and Doug Huft Landing on Alameda Island
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Kevin Morey and Doug Huft Landing on Alameda Island
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The Intrepid Safety Kayaker at the Escape from Alcatraz Swim
Copyright © 6/8/2008 by Chron photographer Michael Malone
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59 safety kayakers show up for the Adventure Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon
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Safety kayakers paddling across to Alcatraz
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Sherrif's jet skis and the ferry near Alcatraz Island
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Safety kayakers waiting at Alcatraz Island
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The ferry with 2000 swimmers on board at Alcatraz Island
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2000 swimmers jump in the water near Alcatraz Island
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Alan Kepner and LaRhee Webster watch 2000 swimmers jump into the SF Bay
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2000 swimmers fighting the ebb tide to get to San Francisco from Alcatraz
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We safety kayakers split up to follow and assist individual swimmers
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Approaching Alcatraz Island
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Dennis Holton at Treasure Island
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Richard Pieper near Treasure Island
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Paula Hubbard at Treasure Island
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Approaching Alcatraz Island
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Glenn Nunez approaching Alcatraz Island
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Power Plant smokestack on Alcatraz Island
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Glenn Nunez and John Harmon at Alcatraz Island
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Water Tower on Alcatraz Island
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Roger's Secret Ninja Camp on Alcatraz Island
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Alcatraz Island up close
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Caves (and John Harmon) on Alcatraz Island
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Buildings on Alcatraz Island
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Drainage flume on Alcatraz Island
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Sea gull on pile of junk on Alcatraz Island
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Pile of junk on Alcatraz Island
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Canadian goose (and Glenn Nunez) on Alcatraz Island
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Century Plants on Alcatraz Island
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A state park sign on Alcatraz Island that I don't mind obeying
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Tourist ferry arriving on Alcatraz Island
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Lighthouse tower on Alcatraz Island
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North shore of Alcatraz Island
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Guard Tower on Alcatraz Island
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Water Tower on Alcatraz Island
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Power Plant Stack on Alcatraz Island
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Water tower on Alcatraz Island
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Power Plant Stack on Alcatraz Island
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Backlit water tower on Alcatraz Island
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BASKers on west end of Alcatraz Island
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Sailing Ship and Transamerica Pyramid on the San Fransisco Skyline
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Joe Petolino watching visiting Check Replublic musicians swimming at Aquatic Park
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Boats at the Treasure Island boat ramp
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Carrying a boat to the water
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The intrepid kayaker in full battle gear on Treasure Island
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Rich showing off his brace.
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Evelen Poats, Angel Island and the Golden Gate
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San Francisco skyline past kayaks
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Treasure island shore and Yerba Buena Island
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Bay Bridge leaving Yerba Buena Island
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Wild Yerba Buena Island shoreline
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Lighthouse on Yerba Buena Island
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The buoy tender dock on Yerba Buena Island
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Buoy 46013 on the dock on Yerba Buena Island
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Me in front of Buoy 46013 on the dock on Yerba Buena Island
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The intrepid kayaker in front of Buoy 46013 on the dock on Yerba Buena Island
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The intrepid kayaker in front of Buoy 46013 on the dock on Yerba Buena Island
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Konstantin in front of buoy 46059 at Yerba Buena Island
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Buoy 46059 up close on Yerba Buena Island
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Continuing around Yerba Buena Island
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Fred Cooper exiting his boat and paddling a piece of foam.
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Rounding Yerba Bueno Island
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Bridge leaving West side of Yerba Bueno
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looking back at South point of Yerba Bueno
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Landing on Yerba Bueno
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Big navy boat on SF waterfront
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Circumnavigating Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay
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Escorting swimmers from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco
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Paddling from Aquatic Park to Alcatraz Island for a swimming escort later
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Escorting the last few swimmers from Alcatraz Island to Aauatic Park
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