Bacardi Miami Sailing Week 2011 Viper Photo Gallery

S22_0513Day one of Bacardi Miami Sailing Week 2011 for the sport boats only allowed for one race due to major thunderstorms that moved through Biscayne Bay. I made it out to the Viper course and had a chance to take in the action there. Enjoy the full gallery of Viper Racing on! I’ll add more photos to the gallery from the regatta for the Vipers and will be adding other galleries for the other classes. Hopefully tomorrow, there will be plenty of racing on all of the courses!

Key West Race Week 2011 Photo Gallery Links

S22_7636Sail22 is on the Division 2 Race Course and updating on Sailing Updates all week and taking photos. Here are links to the Photo Galleries for the Melges 24, Melges 32 & J105 class galleries. I’ll be adding more throughout the event.

Melges 24

Melges 32


All images are © Becky DaMore ~ and may not be used without permission.

Sailing Updates is THE Place to Follow Melges Racing at Key West!

Sail22 is in Key West gearing up for Key West Race Week 2011 and it’s breeze on today. A bit chilly today, but the forecast is looking great for next week! Ed and I will be out on the Melges 24 and Melges 32 race course with LIVE racing updates on Sailing Updates. Have you had a chance to check it out yet? We’ve had visitors from 52 countries stop by!

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-I have been really enjoying the updates throughout the day. You have done a great job describing the action as it happens. Wish I were out there and other than live video coverage, this is the next best thing! Keep up the great work.

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Sailing Updates for the Melges 32 Gold Cup

We are very excited for the upcoming Melges 32 Gold Cup this week and will be doing our live coverage on Sailing Updates and of course our Sail22 photography of these fast & fun boats. Please check out all of our great sponsors who are helping to make this coverage possible and let them know how much you appreciate their sponsorship of Sailing Updates for the Melges 32 Gold Cup. We wouldn’t be there without the generous support of Point Loma Outfitting, Hillman Capital Management, New England Ropes, Gorilla Rigging, Atlantic Yacht Rigging and McConaghy Boats McConaghy 38. We also thank the Melges 32 Class for working with us to make it possible as well.

To get you in the Melges mood, check out some photos from last year’s Melges 32 Gold Cup here!

Melges 24 North Americans 2010 Team Photo Galleries

S22_0945The main gallery for the Melges 24 North Americans is now up and located here. Photo gallery links for each team from the Melges 24 North Americans hosted by Rochester Yacht Club are posted below. All images are © 2010 Becky DaMore/ Full results can be found here. Thanks to the regatta organizers and the Rochester Yacht Club for hosting a great event!

Pete Cucci Matador USA 750

Rob Butler The Beaver CAN 800

Dan Kasteler Hoodlum Racing USA 740

Dave Black Black Dog CAN 121

Henry Filter Wild Child USA 721

Alan Field WTF USA 811

August Hernandez High Voltage USA 533

Steve Kopf Blur-Pacific Energy Ventures USA 773

Greg Fornal Velocita USA 491

Nick Amendola Entourage Racing USA 566
Charlie Hess FUNTECH Racing USA 615

Todd McKenzie Nobody’s Girl USA 200

George Haynie Firewater USA 687

Peter Hansen Byrr CAN 364

Uri Saks 723 CAN 723

Adam & Lori Burns Presto USA 378

Kevin Morgan Bellatrix USA 102

Ken Gray The Djinn USA 175

John Koten Planet Claire USA 774