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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
March 21-27, 2009

A random assortment of photos submitted to Scuttlebutt this week.
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Balboa Yacht Club juniors practicing for the Govornor's Cup in Corona del Mar, CA. The 43rd Annual Governor’s Cup International Junior Match Racing Championship will take place July 14-19, 2009 in twelve identical Gov Cup 21’s, designed by Commodore Alan Andrews, and purchased by Balboa Yacht Club members. Teams are chosen on the basis of their resumes and information submitted by the challenging clubs' bid packages. The Gov Cup is an ISAF Grade 3 Match Racing Event. The top two US finishing teams are invited to the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron’s Youth International Match Racing Championships, held in early 2010. Additional details at

Twelve Vipers were in Miami, FL for the Coral Reef Cup, hosted by Coral Reef Yacht Club. More photos and event details on the Scuttlebutt Forum.

Coach Ken Legler at Tufts University shows what early spring practice looks like on the Charles River in Boston, MA.

Following their recent launch, new TP52s from Emirates Team New Zealand and Torbjorn Tornqvist's Artemis are seen testing in Auckland, New Zealand. Both boats will be competing in the Audi MedCup Circuit that begins May 12th to 17th in Alicante, Spain. Photos by Chris Cameron

Magnus Olsson's Nordic crew on Ericsson 3 wins Leg 5 on March 26 2009 of the Volvo Ocean Race, 12500 miles from Qingdao, China to Rio de Janeiro Brazil. Photos by Rick Tomlinson.

Racing Melges 24's in Alassio, Italy... in March... can be exciting... and cold. Photos by Pierrick Contin.

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