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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
April 8, 2011

Here is a random assortment of photos from the sport.
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Young Robbie Estes, of Lake Lanier, GA, figured taking his Dad's Laser out in 20-30 knots breeze would be more fun than say, pushing a lawn mower. So, I wonder, how many free grass cuttings does it take to pay for a new Laser mast and sail? Photo by Kirk S. Jockell.

Laser mast tuning session at the 2011 Princess Sofia Trophy. Photo Credit: Dave Johnson/US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics.

This week got snotty at the third event of the ISAF Sailing WorldCup - Trofeo Princesa Sofia in Palma, ESP - where offshore winds up to 30 knots were snapping Star masts. Photo of Andrew Campbell/ Ian Coleman (USA) by Leandro Spina/US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics.

Fans of the Discover Channel show 'Extreme Engineering' will recognize the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge in the background. The Vanguard 15 fleet on San Francisco Bay is based at Treasure Island Sailing Center (TISC) and have over 50 active boats racing year round. Photo by Amy Guarnieri. Click here for more photos.

Thanks to Bruce Thompson for the image on the right. Click here if you want to get the T-Shirt on the left.

The winds did not cooperate for Frenchman Thomas Coville as he failed to set a new solo singlehanded round the world record, but the crowds still celebrated his effort. Thomas lost part of his bow in the attempt. Photos by Christophe Launay.

J/22 Match racing at St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, CA on April 2-3.
Photos by Sergei Zavarin.

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