Saturday, July 10, 2010

Skiff festival

49ers are without doubt the fastest and probably the most temperamental Olympic class sailboat, particularly now that the Tornado catamarans have been shut out of the 2012 London games.

These planing dinghies carry a lot of canvas, and their crews are engaged in a constant, high-speed balancing act as the tippy craft rocket around at speeds many power boats can't match.

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