National Geographic : 1933 Jan
© A. J. Villiers HOLD EVERYTHING WHILE SHE GOES! The sailors, caught by breaking sea on the main deck, cling to life lines and ropes for their lives, but will be back at the job again as soon as the sea clears. It is much more dangerous in heavy weather to work on a sailer's decks than aloft. ©A.J.Villiers LIKE FLIESIN THE HEAVY RIGGING Sailors are going aloft to make fast theforesail, seen above them hauled up snug in its gear. It wasan oldforesail, bent toreplace agood one lost, and when some of therotten seams gave trouble upon occasion the sail had to be made fast forrepairs.