RegattaActiveImages, Bacardi Cup 2005
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Welcome to a site dedicated to images of small boat sailing, racing, and the people who do it. These photo essays cover a variety of events from local fun days on the water to world level competition. My full image collections are much larger but the photos here were selected to give the feeling of being there for the event.

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Bacardi Cup, Day 1 March 6, 2005 Coral Reef Yacht Club, Miami FL Shots on & from shore.
Star class site. Event website.
Bacardi Cup, Day 2 March 7, 2005 Coral Reef Yacht Club, Miami FL Leading all the way, Vince Brun & Doug Brophy cross in first place on a light air day. Event website.
Bacardi Cup, Day 3 March 8, 2005 Coral Reef Yacht Club, Miami FL Weather cancellation. Two races tomorrow.
Star class site. Event website.
Bacardi Cup, Day 4 March 9, 2005 Coral Reef Yacht Club, Miami FL Two races in trying conditions; winds north at 20+ with shifts and gusts, driving rain, cold, and chop. Old timers are trying to remember if conditions have been as bad ever at a Bacardi Cup. Awards party for the first three days held at the club in the evening.
Star class site. Event website.
Bacardi Cup, Day 5 March 10, 2005 Coral Reef Yacht Club, Miami FL To atone for yesterday, perfect conditions for the fifth race. Some top contenders were called over early. Bromby and Mendelblatt are tied for the lead.
Star class site. Event website.
Bacardi Cup, Final Race March 11, 2005 Coral Reef Yacht Club, Miami FL Mark Mendelblatt with Mark Strube finish second to Howie Shiebler and clinch the cup. The day started light with a postponement. The breeze built throughout the race, finishing strong, along with the competitors. Great racing.
Star class site. Event website.