(Our first report can be seen here)
(1st, 2nd, 4th photos by William Morgan)
Scurvy dawgs! Those two begin a gallery of more sights we want to share before Alki’s big Seafair Saturday is too much further away in the rear-view mirror – both community-contributed photos and a few more from our crews at the scene. And then there’s the aerial view of the pole-vaulting alongside the Seafair Pirates‘ Landing festivities:
(Photo by Long Bach Nguyen)
The Pirates of course came in with cannon fire, just like their landlubbing parade sailings:
And they had many a welcoming delegation – by sea…
(Photo by David Hutchinson)
… and by land …
… as they “barged in”:
14 more photos ahead – including pirate portraits!
Both Hi-Yu (in red) and Seafair (in blue) royalty welcomed this year’s Captain Kidd, West Seattleite Rusty Harper:
Just like the crew, the Captain had to wade ashore:
You might call this next round of photos “pirate portraits”! The first seven are by David Hutchinson:
This one’s by William Morgan:
WSB’s Patrick Sand caught a Seafair rep with a pirate-esque bird-on-shoulder:
He also spotted a police officer assisting with photography:
P.S. Hats off to the Kiwanis Club of West Seattle for their assistance during the Pirates’ Landing:
…or perhaps we should say, “Hats on”!
You’ll see the Pirates in West Seattle again during the WS Grand Parade on Saturday, July 20th – if not sooner.