First place went to “A Gorgeous Sunset” by Thomas R. Hefty Jr. of Hilton Head Sail and Power Squadron. Thomas took the photo while anchored in the lee of Nevis Island in 2011.
Winners of the Spring 2013 Sail Away With USPS Photo Contest
Congratulations to the winners of the Sail Away with USPS Photo Contest. We invited photographers to submit up to four pictures of their favorite gunkhole, vacation retreat or cruising destination. Of the entries we received, we selected four photos to be voted on by members at the 2013 Annual Meeting expo.
Prizes for all the winners were provided by Weems & Plath. The first-place winning photographer received a Navigation Set and Stormglass; the second-place winner received a set of binoculars; and the third- and fourth-place winners received one brass clock weight each. We would like to thank everyone for participating. Check out all of the entries at usps.smugmug.com.
The photo Brenda Abrams, S, took of her dog Zoey at Sandy Pond, N.Y., her family’s favorite spot, took second place.
This third-place photo, taken by P/C William Bezdek, SN, is of a native water taxi on Peru’s Lake Titicaca, which, at 12,580 feet, is the world’s highest navigable lake.
Thomas R. Hefty Jr. also took fourth place with his photo "Snorkling in Anse de Colombier Park."
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