13"x8.5" Archival Pigment Print


Two small sails working together are known as the staysail, traditionally pronounced “staysl.” These help the schooner sail through the wind when tacking to a destination that is upwind. This vital collaboration of canvas pulling the vessel forward is reminiscent of the way women working together in a common cause can overcome great obstacles (headwinds) to reach a goal. (destination) - Deb Dawson

Staysail Working Together by Deborah Dawson