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Kayaks ready to launch for a moonlit paddle out of Stillwater Cove
Taken on 10/13/2008 .
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Dörte Mann getting ready to launch at Stillwater Cove
Taken on 10/13/2008 .
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Sunset at Stillwater Cove
Taken on 10/13/2008 .
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Moonrise near Stillwater Cove
Taken on 10/13/2008 .
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Maryly Snow and Donna Fabiano rock gardening Stillwater Cove
Taken on 9/2/2008 .
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Don Barch in thick bull kelp at Stillwater Cove
Taken on 9/2/2008 .
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Maryly Snow and Donna Fabiano rock gardening Stillwater Cove
Taken on 9/2/2008 .
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Evening light near Stillwater Cove
Taken on 9/2/2008 .
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Evening light near Shipwreck Point
Taken on 9/2/2008 .
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Don Barch sunset at Shipwreck Point
Taken on 9/2/2008 .
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Maryly Snow in bull kelp at Stillwater Cove
Taken on 9/2/2008 .
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Donna Fabiano landing at Stillwater Cove
Taken on 9/2/2008 .
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Maryly Snow landing at Stillwater Cove
Taken on 9/2/2008 .
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Dough Hamilton and John Somers suiting up at Stillwater Cove
Taken on 4/6/2008 .
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Looking down at Stillwater Cove from the roadside parking
Taken on 4/6/2008 .
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Looking back at Stillwater Cove from out at sea
Taken on 4/6/2008 .
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Beautiful rocks but water drops on the lens
Taken on 4/6/2008 .
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John Somers rock gardening north of Stillwater Cove
Taken on 4/6/2008 .
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Doug Hamilton rock gardening north of Stillwater Cove
Taken on 4/6/2008 .
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John Somers rock gardening north of Stillwater Cove
Taken on 4/6/2008 .
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John Somers lining up to go through a rough cave
Taken on 4/6/2008 .
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John Somers coming out the back of a rough cave
Taken on 4/6/2008 .
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Doug Hamilton rock gardening north of Stillwater Cove
Taken on 4/6/2008 .
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John Somers and Doug Hamilton north of Stillwater Cove
Taken on 4/6/2008 .
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John Somers rock gardening north of Stillwater Cove
Taken on 4/6/2008 .
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A slot in Black Point, can a kayak fit through there?
Taken on 11/24/2007 .
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John Somers paddling out the Black Point slot
Taken on 11/24/2007 .
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Dörte Mann paddling out the Black Point slot
Taken on 11/24/2007 .
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Dave Littlejohn paddling out the Black Point slot
Taken on 11/24/2007 .
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John Somers side surfing over a washover at Black Point
Taken on 11/24/2007 .
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The large waves breaking outside the rocks at Black Point
Taken on 11/24/2007 .
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Launchin after lunch in Fishermans Bay
Taken on 11/24/2007 .
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Beautiful rock formations in Fishermans Bay
Taken on 11/24/2007 .
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False Rocky Point
Taken on 11/24/2007 .
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The true Rocky Point
Taken on 11/24/2007 .
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Horseshoe Point
Taken on 11/24/2007 .
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Dörte Man wearing Ruth Cooper's spare hat
Taken on 11/24/2007 .
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John Somers showing off Ruth Cooper's hat
Taken on 11/24/2007 .
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My brother Ralph driving us in his Zodiac to go abalone diving
Taken on 11/7/2007 .
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My brother Ralph abalone diving near Stillwater Cove
Taken on 11/7/2007 .
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Ralph Higgins proudly hoding up an abalone
Taken on 11/7/2007 .
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Rocks south of Sea Ranch
Taken on 7/13/2002 .
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Hole in the rock south of Sea Ranch
Taken on 7/13/2002 .
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Fuzzy landing at Stewarts Point
Taken on 7/13/2002 .
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Looking back at Stewarts Point
Taken on 7/13/2002 .
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Maryly Snow south of Stewarts Point
Taken on 7/13/2002 .
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The first launch of the Baidarka
Taken on 1/22/2000 .
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First Launch of the Baidarka
Taken on 1/22/2000 .
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First we finished the coaming and cleaned up the boats for painting.
Taken on 1/15/2000 .
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We took the boats outside for the first coat, then had to take them back inside
Taken on 1/15/2000 .
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pot luck dinner to celebrate the end of the class
Taken on 1/15/2000 .
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First we finished the coaming and cleaned up the boats for painting.
Taken on 1/15/2000 .
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The baidarkas were beautiful even after dark.
Taken on 1/15/2000 .
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Today we started by sewing the stern together.
Taken on 1/14/2000 .
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Then we sewed the skin around the slot in the prow.
Taken on 1/14/2000 .
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We stitched the skin to the coaming.
Taken on 1/14/2000 .
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And finally glued a lip onto the coaming.
Taken on 1/14/2000 .
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Then we draped the "skin" over the frames and stapled it on half way around.
Taken on 1/13/2000 .
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We cut the skin to fit and stiched it together across the ridge.
Taken on 1/13/2000 .
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The boats look nearly done now and are quite attractive inside and out!
Taken on 1/13/2000 .
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First we attached the coaming and lashed the floor-boards in place.
Taken on 1/13/2000 .
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Then we draped the "skin" over the frames and stapled it on half way around.
Taken on 1/13/2000 .
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We knotched the coaming and got ready to install it tomorrow.
Taken on 1/12/2000 .
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Dave cutting, fitting and lashing the ridge poles.
Taken on 1/12/2000 .
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Mike 'sewing wood'
Taken on 1/11/2000 .
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Dave 'sewing wood'.
Taken on 1/11/2000 .
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We had adifficult time adjusting the ribs, then lashing took forever!
Taken on 1/11/2000 .
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Dave 'sewing wood'.
Taken on 1/11/2000 .
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Ken 'sewing wood'.
Taken on 1/11/2000 .
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Ken inspecting the lines, lashing the bow, and setting the tail piece.
Taken on 1/10/2000 .
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Jerry lashing the bow. His baidarka is starting to look like a boat!
Taken on 1/10/2000 .
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Our instructor, Bruce, Setting the ribs:
Taken on 1/10/2000 .
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Jerry lashing the bow. His baidarka is starting to look like a boat!
Taken on 1/10/2000 .
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Ken inspecting the lines, lashing the bow, and setting the tail piece.
Taken on 1/10/2000 .
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The gunwhales and keel are together and it it starting to look like a boat!
Taken on 1/9/2000 .
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Mike lives in nearby Cazadero.
Taken on 1/8/2000 .
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Jerry's barn where we build our Baidarkas
Taken on 1/8/2000 .
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Jerry lives on the grounds of the Stillwater Cove Ranch.
Taken on 1/8/2000 .
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Dave drove down from Redmond Washington to attend this class.
Taken on 1/8/2000 .
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Ken drove up from Oakland to attend this class.
Taken on 1/8/2000 .
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John lives nearby and is a director of the Fort Ross Interperative Association.
Taken on 1/8/2000 .
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Our instructor Bruce Lemon.
Taken on 1/8/2000 .
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Packing up to leave from the private boat ramp at Ocean Cove.
Taken on 9/17/1998 .
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Ken Kelton and I stop at Fisk Mill cove while on a kayak camping trip.
Taken on 9/17/1998 .
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Ken Kelton and I stop at Rocky Point while on a kayak camping trip.
Taken on 9/17/1998 .
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Ken and I 'ninja camping' near Stuarts Point in a crack in the cliff
Taken on 9/17/1998 .
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shoreline
Taken on 7/20/1997 .
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kayak n/shore
Taken on 7/20/1997 .
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crack in rock
Taken on 7/20/1997 .
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water around rock
Taken on 7/20/1997 .
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mild water b/rocks
Taken on 7/20/1997 .
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view out cave
Taken on 7/20/1997 .
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kayaks n/arch
Taken on 7/20/1997 .
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kayaks b/rocks
Taken on 7/20/1997 .
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kayaks t/arch
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kayak b/rock
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Leigh in cove
Taken on 7/20/1997 .
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kayak enter arch
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barn
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caves
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cave
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campers beach
Taken on 7/20/1997 .
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I met Peter while out on the water. He was also kayaking while a friend went d
Taken on 3/17/1996 .
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Gerstle Cove covered with divers like neoprene seals on a rock.
Taken on 3/17/1996 .
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Point north of Fisk Mill Cove
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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Fisk Mill Cove distant
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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Sentinal Rock from below. Notice the deck, accessable by a trail.
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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Fisk Mill cove viewed from the water
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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Red lichen on rock looks like blood at Horseshoe Cove.
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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The tip of the point just south of Horseshoe Cove.
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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Back to the top of the cliff with the recovered paddle.
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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Me climbing back up with the recovered paddle
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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Dad's feet looking down at me climing to Horseshoe Cove
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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Me climbing down to the beach at Horseshoe Cove
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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A view of the ranch over Fishermans Bay to the north
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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But first some images approaching Rock Point from the south:
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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Pictures of the beach inside the cove created by the point:
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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Rocky point
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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The chariot of Joe Toback who gave me a ride back to my car after my shipwreck.
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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Shipwrecked (or is it kayak-wrecked) in Hoseshoe Cove.
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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Cormerants on rock in Horseshoe Cove
Taken on 2/11/1996 .
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Here's Erin (Paul's girfriend) flopping around in the surf.
Taken on 11/18/1995 .
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Paul and Erin at Stilwater Cove
Taken on 11/18/1995 .
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Ralph up on the cliff at Stillwater Cove
Taken on 11/18/1995 .
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Paul and Erin at Stillwater Cove
Taken on 11/18/1995 .
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Here's Erin (Paul's girfriend) flopping around in the surf. I threatened to
Taken on 11/18/1995 .
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Sunset at Stillwater Cove
Taken on 10/25/1995 .
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Seal on a rock in sunglow at Stillwater Cove
Taken on 10/25/1995 .
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And the beach viewed from out at sea.
Taken on 6/10/1995 .
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The beach in the far corner of the bay.
Taken on 6/10/1995 .
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Any gap in the rocks, I went through there.
Taken on 6/10/1995 .
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I think the buildings are part of a still functioning ranch.
Taken on 6/10/1995 .
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Calm water and beautiful bluffs in Fishermans Cove
Taken on 6/10/1995 .
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Looking back out of Fishermans Cove
Taken on 6/10/1995 .
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Coastline near Fishermans Cove
Taken on 6/10/1995 .
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Mild waves approaching Sea Ranch Pebble Beach
Taken on 6/10/1995 .
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Cliffs south of Sea Ranch
Taken on 6/10/1995 .
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Ready to launch at Sea Ranch Pebble Beach
Taken on 6/10/1995 .
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Stewarts Point
Taken on 6/10/1995 .
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You can't tell in this picture, but there is the ruins of anold set of stairs
Taken on 5/28/1995 .
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A picture of the obelisk. My next camera will have a zoom feature!.
Taken on 5/28/1995 .
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Here is what the obelisk looks like from the water. In the center ofthese pic
Taken on 5/28/1995 .
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Horseshoe Cove in Salt Point State Park
Taken on 5/28/1995 .
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Paul doing a certification dive at Stillwater Cove
Taken on 5/21/1995 .
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Kayaks landing at Stillwater Cove
Taken on 5/21/1995 .
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Paul (on the right) with buddies from a SCUBA certification dive
Taken on 5/21/1995 .
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Paul returning from a SCUBA certification dive
Taken on 5/21/1995 .
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, I highly recommend the walk.
Taken on 3/26/1995 .
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The Obelisk at Fisk Mill Cove
Taken on 3/26/1995 .
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Fisk Mill Cove viewed from above on Sentinal Rock
Taken on 3/26/1995 .
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Looking up at Sentinal Rock from the stairs at Fisk Mill Cove
Taken on 3/26/1995 .
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Sentinal Rock doesn't look so steep from the other side of Fisk Mill Cove
Taken on 3/26/1995 .
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Clara Bell, lived less than 4 months according to the Fisk Mill Obelisk
Taken on 3/26/1995 .
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Andrew J. Fisk, died only days before his (?)daughter
Taken on 3/26/1995 .
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Looking out past the arched rock
Taken on 2/25/1995 .
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Black Point Beach, Sea Ranch
Taken on 2/25/1995 .
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I have a bunch of pictures of Sea Ranch houses taken from the sea
Taken on 2/25/1995 .
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I have a bunch of pictures of Sea Ranch houses taken from the sea that will b
Taken on 2/25/1995 .
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Black Point from the south
Taken on 2/25/1995 .
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while trying to make a landing.
Taken on 2/12/1995 .
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And some views from a safe distance out to sea:
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while trying to make a landing.
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And some views from a safe distance out to sea:
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while trying to make a landing.
Taken on 2/12/1995 .
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Two views back out the cove from inside
Taken on 2/12/1995 .
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Sea Ranch Pebble Beach on a mild overcast day
Taken on 11/15/1994 .
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Stump Beach on a big scary wave day
Taken on 10/13/1994 .
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From outside it doesn't look as scary
Taken on 10/13/1994 .
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The "Octagon House" on a rock near Stillwater Cove
Taken on ~1994 .
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House on shoreline ner Stillwater Cove
Taken on ~1994 .
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I have a bunch of pictures of Sea Ranch houses taken from the sea that will b
Taken on ~1994 .
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The water in the cove was so clear, I could see the bottom. It is a reserve, a
Taken on ~1994 .
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Fuzzy picture of dive instructor Jon Valdez.
Taken on ~1994 .
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Fuzzy picture of my brother Paul getting ready for a dive class.
Taken on ~1994 .
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Seals on rocks near Gerstle Cove
Taken on ~1994 .
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Offshore rocks near Gerstle Cove
Taken on ~1994 .
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Looking back into Gerstle Cove from outside
Taken on ~1994 .
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But first some images approaching Rock Point from the south:
Taken on ~1994 .
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Some incredible rock castles north of Rocky Point:
Taken on ~1994 .
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Pictures of the beach inside the cove created by the point:
Taken on ~1994 .
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But first some images approaching Rock Point from the south:
Taken on ~1994 .
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For me, this image tells it all about the Sea Ranch public beach access. Sea
Taken on ~1994 .
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Me paddling out of Stllwater Cove on a very calm day
Taken on ~1994 .
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The "Octagon House" on a rock near Stillwater Cove
Taken on ~1994 .
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House on shoreline ner Stillwater Cove
Taken on ~1994 .
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Plaque on a rock near Stillwater Cove
Taken on ~1994 .
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House on shoreline near Stillwater Cove
Taken on ~1994 .
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Approaching the beach at Stillwater Cove
Taken on ~1994 .
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Stump Beach on a mild sunny day
Taken on ~1994 .
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