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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
December 2, 2011

Here is a random assortment of photos from the sport.
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PUMA skipper Ken Read eyes Tristan de Cunha for the first time after PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG was dismasted in the South Atlantic Ocean during Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Alicante, Spain to Cape Town, South Africa. The team soon tried out the local links. (Credit: Amory Ross/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race)

Who needs a pickle dish when you can take home a 15lb turkey for first place? Jack Plavan with the spoils in the Sabot C2 class at the ABYC Turkey Day Regatta Nov 21. Photo by Dad (JP Plavan).

What comes around, goes around.

If you waited around long enough at the end of the AC World Series event in San Diego, you got to watch the event winners spray champagne on each other. Is this how the AC brass wants the sport to be perceived? Photos by Bob Grieser.

Photographer John Payne caught this incident during the Megles 20 U.S. Nationals. Geoffrey Pierini on 'Sick Trix' tried to cross Mark Plaxton and didn't quite make it. Check out Sick Trix's spin sheet that got snared on Plaxton's tow ring. Auto-tack!!

As seen from 3,000 ft on US Airways Flight 1424 from Philadelphia to Bermuda on approach. Bermuda Offshore Cruising Association boats racing in the Great Sound on the final leg of a 20 mile race in Bermuda. Photo by John Gardner.

The Maritime Museum of San Diego's historic sailing ship Star of India sailing with California's Official Tallship Californian and HMS Surprise (the Museum's movie star, used in Master and Commander and Pirates of the Caribbean 4), in celebration of the Star's 148th birthday. From Neva Sullaway, editor, Maritime Museum of San Diego.

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