Father's 'Celebrating Sailstice' Day!

June 23, 2016 by Monica Grant
Father's 'Celebrating Sailstice' Day!

Dad’s across the country had the best of both worlds last weekend when they combined Father’s Day with Summer Sailstice…

A relaxing Sailstice Father’s Day in San Francisco Bay aboard the C320, ‘American Beauty’ - 


Steven Anstey, his daughter and her husband, and a stowaway gecko celebrated Father’s Day with a Sailstice sail on the Banana River estuary off Merritt Island, FL -


Skipper, Mark Bessent  and First Mate, Scott Loofbourrow enjoy a relaxing Father’s Day Sailstice sail back to Oceanside Yacht Club aboard Mark and Janet Bessent’s Beneteau First 38, ‘Abri’. The two dads and their crew enjoyed a long weekend at Dana Point, CA - 


These ladies began their Father’s Day Summer Sailstice celebrations with a dedication to the skipper and boat owner, Lorraine Weiss’s, father. The happy sailors then decided to enjoy some ‘Island Time’ and cruised San Francisco Bay to the sounds of their favorite songs from their ‘Sailing’ playlist -

L-R: Lorraine Weiss, Melissa Hofman, Heather Stewart.


Barbara Steele's husband, Jeff, received a great Father's the perfect Father's Day gift and got to sail all weekend long! -

"We sailed both Saturday and Sunday. Started off in Jeff’s Father’s Day gift, a sailing kayak and then finished off the solstice weekend on our new Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349.


Page Anderson - 

Fort Peck, Montana was the place to be for Father’s Day Sailstice with this dad sharing his Hobie, with several enthusiastic young sailors! 


A great Sailstice yesterday.. Your Dad was busy taking all ages sailing!!

It's wonderful to see so many people taking advantage of what nature has to offer and combing it with human ingenuity.  So many ways to sail in so many different places. 

Thanks to all our photo contributors, and Thanks to everyone for sailing and celebrating Summer Sailstice 2016! If you'd like to share your photos post them to FB or Instagram #summersailstice, or email to monica@summersailstice.comhttp://monica@summersailstice.com.





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