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Scuttlebutt Photos of the Week
September 21, 2012

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The 20th Grenada Sailing Festival Work Boat Regatta will be staged on Grand Anse Beach from February 1-3, 2013 and will provide two days of the most spectacular and competitive racing in wooden, bamboo rigged boats, between the islandís traditional fishing communities of Grand Mal, Gouyave, Sauteurs, Woburn and sister islands Carriacou and Petit Martinique.




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"Running before a NW'ly across Long Island Sound last weekend in the 8-Metre Angelita. It was about the nicest day afloat I've had." - John Rousmaniere




Ten Millimeters gathered at the Encinal Yacht Club on the Oakland Estuary for the 2012 "Nationals", the 28th time since the first Nationals in 1985. Click here for photos and report.




Peter Heausler and dad Tommy won the 2012 Sweet 16 National Championships at Lake Jacomo in Kansas City, MO. The Sweet 16ís were constructed in Kansas City in the 1970ís and a total of 700 were built. The boats are very durable and are like a smaller Flying Scot. As a result of their durability and a loyalty to the class in the Midwest, there are 40 year veterans racing against relative newcomers, like 16 year old Peter Heausler.




Forty-one Tornado's from 11 different nations across the World came to the beautiful scenic location of Torbole on Lake Garda, Italy for the annual Mixed and Open World Championships. Photo by Martina Barnetova.




Coach Cyrill Auer provides a photo from the sky camera of one of his students at the Optimist Academy in Switzerland.




Drying out the spinnaker after a long day of racing on Lake Pepin, WI. Photo by Lawrie Yearsley.




Kestrel, a Beneteau First 36.7, double handed crossing of Lake Superior, midway between Isle Royale and Houghton MI, with 22 knots and 13 foot waves. Photo by Clay Babcock.




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