The Southwestern / Sydvest / Sou'wester


#1

Kristian Krogh is a genius! I love his paintings!


Nor'easter - Not just hype
#2

Scuppers the Sailor Dog


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#7

It’s a southwestern! Fuck everything else!

Sorry about the thread steal.


#8

Winslow Homer - Eight Bells

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#9

The original

It’s a Sea Sami. Part of my ancestry.

Hard as nails!


#10

Winslow Homer - The Fog Warning


#11

Søkke d va ei feit kveita!

Damn that was a fat halibut!

Perfect size, Lovely.


#12

The way Homer paints the sea amazes me, in the Fog Warning you can see wind just shifted.


#13

Thank you! Never knew about Winslow Homer, impressive painter.


#14

Hard times, to be a successful fisherman you had to read the sea as your back pocket. One storm in the 19th hundreds 300 fisherman died outside my home island. Imagine those loses today!


#15

It’s “sou’wester”


#16

Sydvest! In the language of the blest.


#17

Sydvest used by Norwegians and others has been made in Aalesund since the 1800’s by a company called Aalesund Oljeklaedefabrikk a/s:
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It is still in operation, although with new owners, management and logo since the 1980’s:
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Their Sydvest is now a fashion statement:
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And their market is worldwide, incl. Canada:
http://www.ic.gc.ca/app/opic-cipo/trdmrks/srch/viewTrademark.html?id=538906&lang=eng