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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
February 17, 2012

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Reminds us of when we were kids, riding the bow pulpit of our parents' boat. Sort of.




This should be an episode for 'Dirty Jobs' on the Discovery Channel.




The top ten boat names were published in Scuttlebutt this week. Tom Priest wasn't sure whether to be bummed or proud that the name of his Mercury was one of them.




On a Valentine's Day devoid of snow, and even cold weather, Jamestown Boatyard (RI) took advantage by cooking a keel repair overnight. Photo by William Tuthill




Bow guys calling distance to the start line at the J/24 Midwinters this week at Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa, Florida.




Gretchen Dorian: "With all the gear I could put on, my camera encased in a huge ziploc bag and I with my goggles walked out on the ice during this blinding snowstorm. At times, the wind was blowing so hard, that even the “ice cleats” I had on my boots weren’t gripping hard enough, and I could feel myself being pushed on the sections not covered by snow. I found 'The Deuce', stern to the wind, hunkered down and just sitting this one out, calmly, like she has been through this all before. In front of her downwind….her trailer/crane’s flag was held out stiff in the wind."




Kimberly Tuthill with a Kitewing on Lake Sunapee, N.H. as she gets ready for the Ice & Snow Sailing World Championships in St. Ignace, Michigan.




Unbridled, a 1966 Pearson Vanguard goes to weather on Georgia's Lake Lanier. Photo by Kirk S. Jockell.


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Bruce Gresham shares this flashback moment from 1984, which captures the San Diego Yacht Club junior program breaking their record by getting 18 kids into an 8-foot sabot.




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