RPNYC Spring Sailing Series (Race 2)


A decent breeze (Wellington style) for the latest round of sailing:


Esprit and Andiamo exiting the marina


The Guarantee tacking during the prestart


Nedax Backchat, One Red Dog, and The Guarantee (background) during the prestart


Pretty Boy Floyd in some breeze


Astruso doing a practice run


Andiamo about to tack...





A ragged start with most of the yachts at the starboard end of the line. Starlight Express and Flying Boat (out of frame) seemed to do the best...


The Interisland ferry dwarfing PBF


Starlight Express on the final beat, eyeing The Guarantee as it blasts downwind


Nedax and Flying Boat battling as the bottom mark approaches


Astruso at high speed


Gucci got a little caught out, Resolve was catching up but...


...not for long


Starlight Express going like a train across the finish, taking line honours


Andiamo heading for second, as Eat My Shorts struggles back to the marina


The Guarantee crossing the line


Flying Boat at high speed - look at the mast bend


Nedax Backchat with a bowwave that seems to be level with the kite pole


Flying Circus surging across the finish


Gucci still carrying some speed just after finishing


Resolve wallowing across the line, just behind Gucci


One Red Dog approaching the finish...


...trips over a wave and buries the bow...


...and everything turns to custard


a recovery (of sorts)

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