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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
May 6, 2011

Here is a random assortment of photos from the sport.
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It's too bad the rules of sailing are so strict about contact. Hello... sport is about contact. Rubbing is racing. Do these people look panicked? Photo: Carlo Borlenghi.

There will be a historic Herreshoff celebration in Castine, Maine on August 3-4. The event will bring together, for the first time in 75 years, early-20th-century yachts of the famed NY-30, NY-40, and NY-50 classes designed by Nathanael G. Herreshoff for the New York Yacht Club. Click here for details. Photo by Benjamin Mendlowitz.

Anybody want to go to a sailmaker's website and fill out a sail quote request for a Traditional 60ft Sailing dhow? First quote faxed to 619-299-5678 gets schwag.

Look wind. Photo by Chris Cameron / ETNZ.

This week Scuttlebutt received a press release from the people that market the MiniCat. Highlighted was how Laura Dekker, who is seeking to be the youngest person to sail around the world, took a MiniCat for a sail during a break in the Caribbean. And to think the Dutch government wanted to stop her from taking on this dangerous adventure.

The college sailing season held the final qualifer for the dinghy nationals last weekend at the Belmont Pier in Long Beach, CA. Photo by Glennon Stratton/GTSphotos.

Following up on the wildly successful 2010 J/80 Worlds, J/80's will be back in Newport this summer for 3 great events over a two week period in June and July. Click here for details. Photo credit- Paul Todd-

This is how maxi boats are to be sailed. The crew should be alert yet relaxed, with no hiking tolerated. These are the unwritten rules of maxi boat sailing. Photo: Carlo Borlenghi.

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