Sunday, February 27, 2011

Cats and Dogs

There are reasons for why sailboat racers don't like powerboaters.


As seen at the Etchells Jaguar Cup Series - Mid-Winters Regatta in Miami, FL on Feb 25-27, 201. Photos by John Payne

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At 3:56 PM, Anonymous Andy said...

Kind of what you'd expect from the sort of person who'd buy a Sea Ray. They're generally not the most...experienced yachtsmen.

 
At 4:57 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nothing to do with the brand of powerboat and all to do with the brand of idiot/asshole. Last years Canadian Laser Nationals had powerboat racing cutting through the fleet back and forth. This is nothing.
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At 10:42 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well the owner/ driver of "this" powerboat is a total and utter idiot/ asshole but seriously, they're not all the same and I've seen plenty of irresponsible sailboat owners carve up their fellow rag flyers with aplomb. I sail by the way :)

 
At 11:28 AM, Blogger Constance said...

This has happened to me more times than I care to remember. It is particularly bad when there is very little wind and a large power boat comes between the fleet. I almost ended up with a hole in my Solings hull from an episode like this.

 

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