Last year the Whidbey Island Sketchers gathered at the end of the Coupeville Wharf to sketch the sailboat races during Whidbey Island Race Week. Hundreds of boats raced right by the wharf all afternoon.
So yesterday, again we gathered. After watching the races from my office window on Monday and Tuesday, I couldn't believe my eyes when I arrived at the wharf. Yesterday they raced the Saratoga Passage course waaay over by Camano Island. From the wharf, they were just specks on the horizon.
So here is a rare view of Race Week from the Coupeville wharf - without any boats! Alas.