RPNYC Sailing Summer Series (Race Day 3)


1 - Pretty Boy Floyd approaching Pt. Jerningham, and getting ready to tack


2 - Esprit during the prestart


2.3 - Astruso, on starbord during the prestart


2.6 - Flying Boat


3 - race one start


3.5 - Astruso didn't fare well in the first race, the high angles required by the big asymmetric gennaker probably didn't help


4 - Blue Magic tacking in close to shore


4.5 - ...and heading back into the fray


5 - here was a surprise - The Guarantee leads the larger Pretty Boy Floyd across the finish


5.3 - First monohull across the line


5.6 - Race two, and some close matches downwind (from left, One Red Dog, Astruso (under a symmetric kite this time), and Farr 1020s Flying Fish and Resolve)


6 - arch rivals The Guarantee, Nedax, and Flying Boat


6.5 - Flying Circus seemed to have a quiet afternoon


7 - approaching the finish of race 2, a close battle between Nedax and Flying Boat


7.5 - Marishka (larger 1280px version)


8 - Nedax previously featured in this (now famous) photo


9 - A closer look at Nedax's roachy new mainsail.