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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
June 5-11, 2009
A random assortment of photos submitted to Scuttlebutt this week. Click here to submit your photos for consideration.
Robert Steiner was photographing the International Etchells Canadian Championship last weekend at the Hudson Yacht Club in Quebec.
RS Racing has just launched the first prototype of a new hiking single-handed class with asymmetric spinnaker called the RS100 (Length: 4300mm).
Al Schreitmueller took this photo of George David’s 91’ maxi Rambler at the start of the Annapolis to Newport Race. Ramber went on to earn line honors and win on corrected time in IRC 1. Click here to read navigator Peter Isler's reports.
From Ian Dunn, who took this starting line photo from the Whitby Yacht Club racing on Wednesday nights in Ontario, Canada.
After 30 years in the location where Lowell North started North Sails, there is now little left to recognize of the group's first full-size production loft. The San Diego facility had moved to newer digs in Spring 2008, and the building was recently flattened for future development. What are the odds of this waterfront lot becoming park space?
Chris Nesbitt and his team from Balboa Yacht Club Sunday won the 2009 Butler Cup, an ISAF Grade 5 match race hosted by Long
Beach Yacht Club. By winning, Nesbitt’s team qualifies for the Ficker Cup, which is the local qualifier for the ISAF Grade 1 Congressional Cup match race series. Photo by Rick Roberts.
Thomas Jundt, Antoine Ravonel and Eric Gobet onboard the boatless 18’foot foiler 'Mirabaud LX'. More photos by Juerg Kaufmann
Cory Silken provides these images from the Dubois Cup in Porto Cervo, Italy, a gathering of all Dubois-designed yachts of 90 ft (27.5 metres) length overall and above.
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