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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
March 4, 2011

Here is a random assortment of photos from the sport.
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Another Guinness world record-breaking regatta will be held on Lake Garda (Italy) during Easter week, 21st - 24th April, with the 29th edition of the Garda Optimist Meeting. This single-class regatta, the “busiest” on the planet, attracts around 1000 young helmsmen every year from all over the world (30 countries).

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Southern California used to be the hub for production keelboat manufacturing, but Schock boats is the only remaining player that still puts out some volume. And they're latest model, the Harbor 30, is soon to be released. These photos show the intereior under construction for hull #1.

It's not just another winter day when it blows 40+ knots steady all day on Lake Ontario - taken near Renshaw Bay, on the Eastern beaches. Photo by Mark Eustis.

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Photographer Cory Silken provides your March computer monitor background image. Click on either Standard Screen or Widescreen, and then once the image opens, right click on 'Set as Background'.

The winner of the four event 2011 Etchells Jaguar Series in Miami, FL was Jeffrey Siegal with Willem Van Waay, Becky Nygren and Jeff Madrigali. Photo by John Payne.

Photo by Alex Egan from Sail To Prevail - The National Disabled Sailing Program (formely called Shake A Leg Newport). His group put together a Paralympic Regatta last weekend in St Petersburg, FL and had over 30 participants.

Tony Smith sent us this photo of his grandfather's classic 12 meter Miquette, Wm Fife built and designed (~ circa 1934). Makes you wonder if there is a story behind the bow detail.

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