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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
May 27, 2011

Here is a random assortment of photos from the sport.
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On the other side of the Atlantic, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency hosted Ready, Set, Inflate where 60 children and adults inflated their lifejackets en masse in the UK to help promote the benefits of wearing a well maintained lifejacket to the boating community. Photo credit: Maritime and Coastguard Agency

The Inter-Collegiate National Championships began this week at Cascade Locks, home of the Gorge river in Oregon. Big wind is typically the fare at this venue, which is good as the FJs need all the help they can get to make progress through the six knot current. Photo by Glennon Stratton/GTSphotos.

Digging through 30 years of images, photographer Sharon Green has discovered a few ‘mysteries’ which she'd like to unravel for an upcoming book. One of LONGOBARDA’s afterguard is flung into the air when the collapsing rig snaps the backstay taut. Do you know who is that ‘daring young man on that flying trapeeze?’ Click here to post your comments.

As in the design of a building, a classic boat is always in fashion. Here is the Six Meter "Duet" sailing in the Solent, UK.

The Charleston to Bermuda Race has a small but enthusiastic fleet, though it is unclear whether Melges 24 racer Michael Miller can keep the crew on this Shipman 63 hiking hard for 777 miles. Photo by Priscilla Parker.

Tanguy de Lamotte and Sebastien Audigane won the Normandy Channel Race on their Rogers-designed Class 40 Initiatives Saveurs, but it wasn’t pretty. Said Tanguy, “The mainsail split on a gybe off Cherbourg with 80 miles to go. Fortunately we were under gennaker and the mainsail stayed up until the finish... just!” Photo by Manuel Couette.

Onboard the 101-foot Wally yacht "Indio at the Nespresso Cup 2011 in Portofino, Italy. Do you have toasts on your boat too? Photo: Guilain Grenier / Nespresso Cup

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