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A Glorious Day for a Schooner Race!

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NSSA Race Week

On March 29 the horizon filled with topsails, gollywobblers and flying jibs for
the 26th running of Americas Schooner Cup in San Diego Bay.
With 15 to 18 knot winds and smooth seas, thirteen schooners young and old
gathered at the starting line. Over the next three hours, skippers, crew and
spectators enjoyed the beautiful sight of rails in the water and bones in

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Brisbane Australia

their teeth!

Unforeseen benefit of
membership to AMA

Perc Jones on Skookum III, took overall Cup honors, with a 1st place finish in
the A class. Bob Harrisons Curlew won barn door honors with a 2nd place
on corrected time, in the fastest race in memory. Mayan placed 3rd a fine
finish for new owners Stacey and Beau Vrolyk in their first race!

Patience
North and more North
Old engines

Many were returnees. Jerry and Marcia Newton, owners of Maid of Kent
(last years Class B winner) made it to the starting line just in time, for their
23rd running, after having the keel bolts replaced (whew!) in the yard.

Crowdy Head
River and lake bar
crossings
Storm
more

Gary Allen and Ed Fitzpatrick, both new skippers of Lively and Tiama
respectively, competed in their first schooner race. In the spirit of
Corinthian sailing, Jerry Newton of Maid of Kent lent Gary Allen a fisherman
sail.
Steve Denton and his crew of 13, aboard Amazing Grace, took 1st place in
the B class followed by Scrimshaw, and Maid of Kent.
The event is sponsored by the Silver Gate Yacht Club with all proceeds going
to the Navy/Marine Corps Relief Society.

late season shake down


cruise
11 weeks 6 days ago
Wow!
12 weeks 2 days ago
Thanks, Peter. I got the
same
12 weeks 4 days ago
Talisman
12 weeks 4 days ago
On Windigo
13 weeks 4 days ago
Sale
14 weeks 1 day ago
Caption
14 weeks 2 days ago
2014 Great
Provincetown Schooner
Regatta as of July 29.
14 weeks 5 days ago
2014 Great
Provincetown Schooner
Regatta as of July 29.
14 weeks 5 days ago
Schooner Dirigo II
New Owners
23 weeks 4 days ago

Amazing Grace 2014 America's Schooner Cup (Photo courtesy of Pat


Flanigan)

Curlew 2014 America's Schooner Cup (Photo courtesy of Pat Flanigan)


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Fame and Curlew 2014 America's Schooner Cup (Photo courtesy of Pat
Flanigan)
Thanks to Brad Brown of the America's Schooner Cup Committee for these
race highlights and photos
Pete Seeger RIP
By Sch Green Dragon at 20140409 07:20

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