Yesterday I had the pleasure to listen to Dick Carter talk about the past. Some of which I was present for; in particular the 1969 Admiral’s Cup, in which Red Rooster was the overall winner of the Fastnet Race which secured a team win for the United States.
We have come to expect a day in the winter like this. When the air is so cold it makes the water seem warm.
January 6, is Epiphany, the day the three wisemen arrived at the side of the baby Jesus.
the photos, which I have dubbed “madonnas in a bathtub”; are photos I have taken over the years waiting for a thought and a time to reveal them. The thought still eludes me and time is passing.
The Panerai Classic Yacht Regatta 2018 concluded yesterday with an overall win for “Siren” a NY 32 owned by Peter Cassidy. We sailed friday, saturday and sunday.
3 days of near perfect weather.
TODAY BRINGS TO A CLOSE THE COACHING IN NEWPORT. IT WILL BE THREE YEARS BEFORE THEY COME AGAIN.
The final day of racing off Newport was a glorious day with very challenging conditions given the leftover swell.
THE 2018 BERMUDA RACE HAD A NUMBER OF GATES. AND NO OPPORTUNITIES FOR PASSING. WE NEVER HAD WATER ON DECK, AND NEVER REEFED.
IT DID NOT MATTER IF YOU WENT EAST AT THE START OR WEST; EVERYONE RE-UNITED AT THE NARROW POINT OF THE STREAM.