In Pursuit of the Perfect Shot:
by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt
Riding shotgun alongside professional photographer Sharon Green provides an up close view of Key West Race Week racing … just be sure to hold on. With several classes on each course, capturing the perfect shot meant covering some ground. Thankfully, our center-console 37-foot Sea Hunter, with twin Yamaha 350s, had no trouble taking Sharon where she needed to be. Just be sure to hold on.
With a race course hosting Mini Maxi 72s, TP52s, and J/111s, traveling from the leeward mark to the upwind turn meant going 55 knots upwind into a 20 knot breeze. The sailors might have been w…
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Preview of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami:
(January 19, 2016) – On August 5, 380 sailors will set-up in Rio de Janeiro, finalizing preparations for the Olympics. For sailors to get there, they have to qualify their country, qualify themselves and fine tune their physique and boats so they’re optimized for the stresses and strains an Olympic Sailing Competition provides. To do that, sailors go through the Sailing World Cup series, the first in Miami, Jan. 25-30, 2016. Over 780 sailors will be competing. London 2012 gold medalists, World Champions and Rio 2016 medal hopefuls will race in the ten Olympic and two Paralympic events. Full Story.
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