Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Sonic Racer -- Anguilla

Look at the length of that boom! It doesn't do much for sail shape upwind, but the fancy jib probably helps.

Anguilla Racing Boats

Two of the boats in the Anguilla Champion of Champions spar near the beach.

Friday, September 21, 2007

Race Day in Anguilla

Traditional sloops with giant mains and roller-furled jibs gather off Sandy Ground for the Champion of Champions Race as part of the Anguilla Summer Festival (Carnival) in August.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Opti Instructor

I enjoyed watching this sailing instructor step up on the rail of the powerboat to get a better view of the majestic Optis!

Friday, September 14, 2007

Annapolis to Newport

Jim Muldoon's Donnybrook just after completing the Annapolis to Newport race in early June. Donnybrook was first to finish in the PHRF fleet by 10 hours, but their rating kept them off the podium for corrected time prizes.

Saturday, September 08, 2007

Newport Sailing

Schooner Adirondack II (built in 1999) and 12 Meter Enterprise (1977) sail in light air in Newport. For more photos of Adirondack II and to find out how to get out on her for a sail, link here.

Sunday, September 02, 2007

Kitesurfers on St. Barths

Kitesurfers showing their skill in Grand Cul de Sac Bay on St. Barthelemy, French West Indies in August. They had a strong breeze from Hurricane Dean which was at its closest that day, about 100 miles to the south.