No it is not Christmas and yes it is October. This image is from last month’s Newport Harbor Lights in Newport, RI. Harbor Lights encouraged boaters and business owners to light up the harbor for two days and they hope to make this an annual tradition to “celebrate the inspiration of light and its transformative power”. Photo by Discover Newport
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The Hallberg-Rassy 48 is a true blue water cruiser that offers more natural light, more comfort and more elegance than ever before. With three double cabins and a ...On October 11, 2019 / By Sandy Parks
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