Boats in yards, fields are a visual into Cape Region life

Sailing, work and pleasure boats dot Sussex landscape
July 22, 2020

In many ways, the Cape Region is defined by bodies of water - Atlantic Ocean to the east; Rehoboth Bay to the south; Delaware Bay to the north; rivers, creeks and streams in between.

Boats, recreational and commercial, are a way of life for people who live near the water.

As with many things, some people find creative or convenient things to do with boats when a vessel has reached the end of its useful life. Here is a collection of local boats that could be described as lawn art. Some could be returned their glory and put back in the water; others have gone the way of flowers and weeds.

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