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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
April 30, 2010

A random assortment of photos submitted to Scuttlebutt this week.
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The US Naval Academy just got cooler (if that was even possible). Here is the Varsity Offshore Sailing Team at the Academy sailing their new ride, the TransPac IRC 52 INVICTUS (formerly SAMBA PA TI) that was recently donated by John Kilroy Jr.

The 2010 Ski/Sail National Championship enjoyed perfect weather for both the dinghy racing on Lake Tahoe and ski racing at Squaw Valley. Click here for full report.

Here is the first customer for the forthcoming book, 'Ramp Launching for Dummies'.

Caribbean legend Peter Holmberg was at the helm of Sojana, Peter Harrison’s 115ft Farr superyacht this week at Antigua Sailing Week, but apparently he was not onboard with the crew gear. Here he is adorning a shirt from when he sailed with John Kilroy Jr. on Samba Pa Ti. Photo by Sue Pelling.

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Attending Bermuda International Invitational Race Week means moped rides, snooker games, and dark 'n stormys. Some will also play too hard, and get put away wet. Click here for full story.

How many yacht clubs can provide this vantage point? Here at St.Francis Yacht Club on San Francisco Bay, you can view the team race action from the upper deck and get eye contact with the bar tender all from the same spot. Photo by Kristen Lane.

The cat is back. Here the Puma Ocean Racing team's VO 70 returned this week to the water in Alicante, Spain, and is currently sailing across the Atlantic to Newport, RI where the team to resume their training to prepare for the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race. Photo by Tim Stonton.

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