BREATHING CREATIVITY THROUGH THE TIMELESS IMAGERY OF OUR DEAREST MOTHER, THE SEA.
Mr. Badger & Co.
Mr. Badger & Co. offers a variety of elegant sailing experiences out of Jamestown & Newport, RI aboard the 41’ Concordia Yawl, Mr. Badger. Mr. Badger was built in Germany at Abeking & Rasmussen Shipyard in 1957 and designed by Ray Hunt and Waldo Howland. The Concordia Yawl is known as one of the most renowned racing and cruising boats in all of yachting. Our itineraries offer something for everyone, from the weather sailor to the novice. In our humble opinion, there is no better way to spend a summer day in New England than “messing about in boats.” Sail, swim, and delight in the summer with style while enjoying the stunning coastline of the Narragansett Bay.
Little Schooner Studios
After a year running a traditional schooner to the far corners of the Aegean Sea, we’ve been inspired to continue documenting and sharing unique destinations through photography and storytelling. As sailors and photographers we see the world through a more omniscient perspective, knowing that we can travel anywhere, even in the most modest of traditional sea craft. Through these humble travels we have learned to capture and inspire the world in an honest way, with simple means.
Always at the ready for a new challenge and adventure, we are available to travel near and far, document your next adventure, promote your latest product design, or help to bring your vision to life.
Built on the beach at Windward, Carriacou circa 1982, Summer Wind is one of the last remaining West Indian sailing vessels.
In June of 2013, Denis Dowling along with first mate Dov Klein, set off on an epic 2500 mile sail with Summer Wind. They managed to reach New York City and eventually travelled further into New England. When they started, she was structurally sound, but certainly in no condition to travel on the ocean. She was not more than an empty hull, an engine, and some baggy sails, but they were endowed with the mission to sail her far from her home.
Over a period of two months, they sailed her to St Maarten and Tortola, gathering equipment and adding a bunk and a stove for offshore travel as well as a vhf, running lights, a plotter, and a solar system to run them all. From Tortola they sailed 10 days non-stop to West Palm Beach and from there to Newport, RI via Beaufort, NC and NYC. The following winter was spent in Newport fully restoring Summer Wind to the beautiful West Indian Sloop with a New England finish that sails today.
The full story can be found in Classic Boat: magazine issue CB311
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A film by Alexis Andrews, filmed in the Grenadines, Vanishing Sail tells the story of trading by sail in the West Indies, and follows a community of boat builders in Carriacou who struggle to maintain their tenuous grip on a dying skill.
Denis earned the title of Associate Producer of the film. As camera hands, sailors, marketing agents, and ambassadors, Denis & Allie have worked with the creators of Vanishing Sail through all stages of production, from filming to distribution. The film maintains all rights to date, has won multiple awards at international film festivals, and is an inspiration to boatbuilding traditions worldwide.
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Where the Búfala Roams
In 2014, the Movement Sailing team temporarily hung up their foul weather gear for an extended excursion ashore. They purchased a 1972 slime green VW bus, dubbed "Búfala", and set forth to explore the US and Canada from a different perspective, the road. Denis and Allie left RI in the middle of a New England winter equipped with open minds, a well stocked tool box, and a mr. buddy heater. Their time spent on the road was a grand adventure that did not disappoint with roadside emergencies, interesting characters, and breathtaking backdrops. Explore #wherethebúfalaroams on instagram for more!
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