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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week |
July 2-6, 2007
A random assortment of photos submitted to Scuttlebutt. Click here to submit your photos for consideration.
The little O'pen Bic made a big show during the “Hall of Fame” dinner of the 32nd America’s Cup, which took place at the “Hemispheric” of the City of Arts & Sciences in Valencia during the America’s Cup final. Ten young sailors from the Valencia Sailing Federation sailed O’pen BIC boats representing each of the participating countries in the Cup.
Fourteen people were rescued from the 55ft race boat Bounder when her
keel reportedly fell off two and half miles south of St Catherine's
Point off the Isle of Wight June 30, 2007. The crew were airlifted
off safely and taken to Lee on Solent. None was hospitalized. The new yacht designed by Juan
Kouyoumdian and owned by Chris Little, recently came third in class in
the JP Morgan Round the Island Race and was lining up for a big season
on the grand prix circuit. -- David Glenn, Yachting World. Photo by Rick Tomlinson.
Akarana, Graham & Libby Deegan's Swan 46, having a bumpy ride off Gurnard, Isle of Wight during the first day this week at Cowes, England for the Swan European Regatta. Photo by Rick Tomlinson
British print and electronic media company Pindar this week
launched its brand new Open 60 in Auckland, New Zealand. This team, which includes ISAF
World Sailor of the Year and Volvo Ocean Race winner Mike Sanderson and
designer Juan Kouyoumdjian, had Pindar’s new Open 60 built by TP Cookson’s boatyard in New
Zealand over an eight month period from a carbon composite using a male
mould. Photo by Jon Nash
The George L. Watson designed 1895 36-footer PEGGY BAWN - restored by her owner, Irishman Hal Sisk - will visit the Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol, RI for this year’s Herreshoff Rendezvous August 24-26, 2007. Submitted by Norene M. Rickson, Librarian/Archivist.
Photo taken during day one this week of the Dragon Edinburgh Cup, hosted by Yacht Clubs of Weymouth, Dorset UK, 4-7 July 2007. Photo by Fiona Brown
Jonathan Zier's photo shows the new R/P 55-foot Rima 2 getting a snif from a swan at Block Island Race Week 2007.
Alinghi back-up tactician Peter Evans trialing his new Bladerider Moth - decked out in Alinghi colors - on an off day during the 32nd America’s Cup. Photo by Thierry Martinez
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