Travel Photography: East Coast Cruising 2021

A collection of images from early 2021, traveling between Florida and the Chesapeake Bay via the Intracoastal Waterway and offshore sailing. All images copyright Matt Claiborne, 2021. For more images and stories, follow me on Instagram @captmattcfi ! Guana Beach Reserve, FL Schooner Harvey Gamage at anchor, Cumberland Island, GA Cumberland Island, GA Motoring on calm seas Sailing Taylor Creek, Beaufort, NC Details, Post Office Building, Fernandina Beach, FL Quiet anchorages are the best anchorages Washed up buoy, Cumberland Island, GA The Bahamas? No...Cumberland Island, GA Sunset Fort Frederica National Monument, GA Calvert Maritime Museum, Solomons, MD Chesapeake Bay Guana Beach Reserve, FL Ortega, FL St. Johns River, FL Catboat, Fernandina Beach, FL Cumberland Sound Anchorage, GA Dungeness Ruins, Cumberland Island, GA Ice House Dock, Cumberland Island, GA Ice House Dock, Cumberland Island, GA Wing on wing sailing, Chesapeake Bay

Writing Sample: Aviation Articles for AeroCorner

 Contributing author at Article topics include flight instruction, general aviation interest, aviation history, and aeronautical theory Visit for a full list of published articles. Website copyright, 2021.

Writing Sample: The Bahamas Loop, Waterway Guide Explorer Magazine 2020

 Published in the Spring 2020 edition of the Waterway Guide Explorer Magazine Text and photography by Matt Claiborne Copyright Waterway Guide Media, 2020

Writing Sample: Florida Keys Waterway Guide

Project Overview - Waterway Guide Florida Keys Edition, Contributing Editor 2019 Supplied original content for this all-new guide Edited content from other sources with local knowledge Reviewed and suggested improvements for photography throughout The final guide includes over 40 of my photographs and over 40 pages of original text. Excerpt, Introduction to South Florida & The Keys Text and photography by Matt Claiborne Copyright 2019 Waterway Guide Media

Stock Photography Shares

Recently several of my boating and Bahamas stock images have been shared online and in social media. West Marine has recently shared a photo taken aboard our cruising sailboat while underway in an online marketing campaign, as well as on in-store advertisements. Topic Ocean Airways , a floatplane operator out of South Florida, shared my aerial image of three dolphins playing, taken in the Abacos. USA Today used my image taken on Green Turtle Cay for their 10Best Islands for Romance online contest. After the votes were tallied, Green Turtle Cay won the number one spot! You can view the finished results here: