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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
January 24-30, 2009

A random assortment of photos submitted to Scuttlebutt this week.
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Telefonica Blue wins Leg 4 of the 2008-2009 Volvo Ocean Race from Singapore to Qingdao, China, possibly the hardest leg ever in the history of the event. Photos by Rick Tomlinson/VOR.






Charlie Enright and his team of Ryan Brown, Sarah Callahan, Peter Henderson, and John Loe have won the inaugural Key West Match Race Invitational. Photos by Peter McGowan. -- Full details




When Californian Howie Hamlin isnít off terrorizing the 505 or 18-foot skiff fleets, he might be found piloting a helicopter for an aerial photo shoot for a surfing publication. Click here to view gallery.




This image comes from the 1978 archives, finding Scuttlebutt founder Tom Leweck onboard his Cal 25 'Lollipop' in Marina del Rey, CA, with the crew in classic yellow foulies. Photo submitted by Bob Martin.




Submerged shipping containers is a thread that occassionally takes place in Scuttlebutt, usually after a racing boat hits one (with typically disasterous results). While it seems unlikely that ships would lose the containers they are carrying, this photo submitted by Ray Tostado shows how bad the situation can get. Click here for the recent thread on this subject.




The pros and cons of private coaching have been discussed this week in Scuttlebutt (click here for thread), and on display here at the 2009 US SAILING International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Youth World Qualifier and U.S. Youth Multihull Championship Regatta in Long Beach, California held Jan. 17-19, 2009. Photos by Rich Roberts.


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