12mR yachts, 2.4mR yachts, 6mR yachts, MetreFest Regatta, Sailboat Racing DAY 2: WRAP June 11, 2017 WindlassCreative 2.4mRs racing near the Newport Bridge. The 2.4mR fleet chases Dee Smith in USA-7. With his Around the Island Race win on Friday and 3 bullets today, Smith has sailed a perfect regatta to date. 6mRs reach across the racecourse. 6mR Lucie US-55 executes a picture perfect spinnaker set. Older new and newer old 12mRs cross tacks… Gran Prix Laura (KZ-5), newly restored Modern Defender, (US-33) and Newport’s favorite Traditional 12s Weatherly (US-17) and American Eagle (US-21). 12mRs starting together in close quarters. A rare site in recent years– NINE 12mRs started together at METREFEST, marking a resurgence of the 12mR North American Fleet. Share this:TweetEmailPrintLike this:Like Loading... Related
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