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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
August 3, 2012

Here is a random assortment of photos from the sport.
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A moment in the life of Gary Clark... on the phone doing business while hauling boats at his family-owned yard. Photo by William Tuthill.

From Doug Smith: "Towing home after a very hot and light air Screwpile race. That’s a Tripp 26 ... we won our class and 2nd in fleet getting towed back to Annapolis. Fun place to race but wrong time of year."

Ever since Emirates Team New Zealand were the first America's Cup team to launch an AC72, they were striving to become the first team to also sail an AC72. After waiting over a week for calm conditions to allow for the first sail, here are images of it. Photos by Chris Cameron / ETNZ.

Photographer Leighton O'Connor was at the right place at the right time for this shot, which occurred during the Junior Race Week in Marblehead, MA. Too bad the same can't be said for the 420 bow that is connecting with the overturned hull. Click here to see more.

British solo sailor Alex Thomson, who is better known for his flashy photos than his offshore accomplishments, may have tilted the balance after smashing the single-handed monohull transatlantic record (for monohulls under 60-feet) by more than 24 hours. The 38 year old sailor set the new time at 8 days 22 hours 8 minutes. Photo by Christophe Launay.

No truth to the rumor that the crew on this doublehanded Pixel was competing with one hand tied behind their back. Photo by

While the American team did not manage to land on the podium at the end of the 29er World Chamnpionship in Germany, they show good form at the opening ceremonies.

Here we have the Byte CII’s all set up for the arrival of the charterers at the US Sailing Women’s Singlehanded Championships in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Photo by Zim Sailing.

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