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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
May 1-7, 2009
A random assortment of photos submitted to Scuttlebutt this week. Click here to submit your photos for consideration.
For to grow up cheering for the Boston Red Sox, Volvo Ocean Race skipper Kenny Read was living when he threw out the first pitch in their game the dream Wednesday night. Here he check in with Red Sox manager Terry Francona. Photo by Sally Collison.
From Marcin Kunicki, Community Boating: "Taking a break from VOLVO ocean racing, Javier de la Plaza (crewing) from Telefonica Black came to Community Boating Boston to sail a Cape Cod keel Mercury to practice for the upcoming legs of the race. Just goes to show that no matter how big a boat you sail, small-boat skills are equally as important."
Photo taken by Guy Nowell at the Top of the Gulf Regatta and Coronation Cup, Pattaya, Thailand, last weekend. Lawana (X-512) goes fishing and catches a Pornstar (Shaw 6.5). (Damaged spreader on Pornstar but nobody hurt).
The six event iShares Cup Extreme 40 Sailing Series begins next week in Venice, Italy on May 15-17, and gathered here is the glam shot of the 10 skippers. Included in the group are familiar names such as John Kostecki (USA), Mike Golding (GBR), Carolijn Brouwer (BEL), Shirley Robertson (GBR), Franck Cammas (FRA), and Loïck Peyron (FRA).
The unlikely duo of Howie Hamlin and Paul Cayard are teamed up here for the Elvstrom/ Zellerbach Regatta in San Francisco... and they are will be training for the 505 Worlds later in the year. Photo by Erik Simonson.