Scuttlebutt Today
  Archived Newsletters »
  Features »
  Photos »

Free Ads
A place where the sailors go and the ads are free. Click here for the Scuttlebutt Classifieds. 

Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
March 25, 2011

Here is a random assortment of photos from the sport.
Click here to submit your photos for consideration.

Local Austin sailor Ryan Harden won the 2011 J/24 Texas State Championship with an impressive display of sailing, never crossing the finish line outside of the top two over the six race series. Click here for full report.

The US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics (USSTAG) and the US Sailing Development Team (USSDT) were put through the paces of physical fitness testing in Colorado Springs, Colo. March 17-20 at the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) official Olympic Training Center. The annual camps are required for members of the sailing teams and gauge all athletes’ preparedness for the upcoming European season. Click here for full report.

click to enlarge

Beginning Saturday, Australia's Hamilton Island will host the SAP 2011 505 World Championship. Eighty-five boats representing Australia, Germany, Great Britain, the USA, France, Denmark, Hong Kong and Sweden are expected. Click here for event website.

Photo by Maureen C. Koeppel from the Stanley Bell IC Regatta at Larchmont YC on March 19-20, 2011

Photo by Bob Grieser from the Puerto Rico Heineken International Regatta at Palmas del Mar, Puerto Rico on March 18-20, 2011.

All-American Offshore Team to compete aboard STP65 Vanquish in four key events this year: the 66th Storm Trysail Club’s Around Block Island Race; the Annapolis to Newport Race; the Transatlantic Race (Newport, R. I. to The Lizard, England) and the Rolex Fastnet Race. AAOT is committed to providing “high-performance offshore training opportunities for an up and coming generation of American ocean racing leaders”. Photo Credit Chris Gasiorek/USMMA Sailing Foundation

The two big open match race events in the US are the Congressional Cup going on this week in Long Beach, CA and the Argo Group Gold Cup in Bermuda on October 4-9. Here is a photo from Bermuda last year by Charles Anderson.

And this is why they put window in sails. Photo by Leighton O'Connor.

Note the anti-piracy "barb wire" on the 90 meter luxury yacht in Mumbai, India. This week it is crossing the pirate-infested Indian Ocean with a Gun Boat escort and 4 Commando's on board. Photo by Timothy J Forderer.

Click here to submit your photos for consideration.

Scuttlebutt Sailing Club

GMT Composites

Team McLube

Lemon & Line

Newport Shipyard

Kaenon Polarized

Melges Performance Sailboats

Atlantis WeatherGear

North Sails

North U.

Team One Newport

Doyle Sails

Annapolis Performance Sailing

Ullman Sails

Point Loma Outfitting

click here for list of preferred suppliers

 Latest Issue  |  Archives  |  Calendar  |  Photos  |  Classifieds  |  Extras  |  Forum  |   Scuttlebutt Sailing Club  |  Privacy  |  About  |