Posted by: Libby | June 7, 2009

Long Distance Race Photos

Here are a few shots from the long distance race.  If you’d like to see more, click here to go to my web photo gallery.

Nanuk’s crew managed to cast off from south dock, set the spinnaker and gybe it, all before crossing the starting line.  There are several shots of the gybe in my photo gallery.  If you’re wondering what an end-for-end gybe is supposed to look like, go check it out!

Excellent crew work during a pre-start gybe on Nanuk.

Excellent crew work during a pre-start gybe on Nanuk.

Heading for the mark

Heading for the mark

Team Raven had some new crew members who made it look easy.  You'd never know it was their first time sailing!

Team Raven had two awesome new crew members, Rebecca and Brad. You'd never know it was their first time sailing! Rich and Zach did a great job explaining what needed to be done, why, and how.

Nanuk and Sleazy try to make progress heading back upriver.

Nanuk and Sleazy try to make progress heading back upriver.

Rich explains the basics of genoa trim to first-time crew member Rebecca.

Rich explains the basics of genoa trim to first-time crew member Rebecca.

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