This painting depicts one of the U. S. Coast Guard's 52' self-righting motor lifeboats. This boat is shown operating in the dangerous waters where the Columbia River and Pacif Ocean Meet. This boat is used for rescues.

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sten struikenkamp 09 Apr 2009

Great action scene! Love your "marine art" work!

Artist Reply: Thanks. beautiful sketch of your daughter.

Edwin Root 09 Apr 2009

Great depiction of the brave souls training to rescue folks in trouble. Perhaps we should put the Coast Guard in to run the whole country.

Artist Reply: Thanks Edwin. I'm a frustrated guitarist so I really appreciate your art.

cathy sharpe 09 Apr 2009

Masterly painted, action and depth, fabulous artist!

Artist Reply: Thanks, Cathy.

Reba McDonald 08 Apr 2009

Love toe action in this painting.

Artist Reply: Thanks, Reba. Great work on 'Autumn beauty in Northern B.C'. Bill

Anneke Hut 08 Apr 2009

Your wonderful style is like the old masters only a different boat, also very beautiful. The waves are awesome, William!