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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
June 17, 2011

Here is a random assortment of photos from the sport.
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Last week there were 33 teams competed for the Star class Western Hemisphere Championship on Lake Springfield in the Capital of the State of Illinois. Photo by Fried Elliott.

Winds of 25+ knots at the UK J/80 Nationals in Dartmouth, UK. Photo by Peter Newton.

Because they can. That is likely the explanation of how a specially-designed 55,000 square meter ‘Destination Village’ is being built in Abu Dhabi to host the Volvo Ocean Race fleet and its many thousands of fans expected to descend on the UAE capital when the city welcomes the flotilla this New Year.

Polar explorer BOWDOIN (90 years old this year) gets a new coat of paint. Photo by Chuck Hillier.

Touring Boston aboard the W.W.II style amphibious landing vehicle has made the Boston Duck Tours a world famous attraction. But you can also get on the Charles River in Boston on a boat, with a duck. Thanks to Community Boating in Boston for providing an accessible sailing venue to promote the sport. Photo by Ian McLaughlin. []

Oracle Racing have brought two AC45s to San Francisco for training and show and tell with the media. Will this view ever get old? Photos by Guilain Grenier/Oracle Racing.

When the boats are white, and the sails are white, matching crew gear is the difference. 2011 Etchells Worlds. Photo by Mark Burge. .

When the sky is grey, and the non-skid is grey, matching grey crew gear is the difference. 2011 Melges 32 US Nationals. Photo by Joy Dunigan/nternational Melges 32 Class Association. .

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