The winter months make New England summers all the more beautiful. Days spent on the water last, crystalized in memory from November to May. With spring comes the onset of new energy – a rush brought with new seasons, an urgency to pack as much as possible into daylight.

By late August they have finally found it: the weekend with nothing on the schedule except their Pearson 36 Snoek, sun, and an 18 nautical mile sail to Block Island. Here is the story of an afternoon, told through the lens of Onne van der Wal, starring Tenley.