Video: The Matthew (1497) sails through Bristol harbour in rain

Historic Caravel Slides Past in the Rain

I filmed this sitting on the Grain Barge (bar).  Like a scene from the classic John Carpenter movie The Fog (1980), the Matthew came drifting out of the rain.  The Matthew is a replica of a caravel sailed by John Cabot in 1497 from Bristol, England to North America. Read more on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthew_%28ship%29

I used the merchant history of Bristol in the near future science-fiction dark fantasy novel: Living in Flames 

 

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