|"Apella" alongside "America II" at the start of the 2013 race.|
As for us on Dan Hall's Shearwater 45 "Apella", we had a pretty good race, one to store in the memory banks for recall in the coming cold winter days when only professional seamen and crazy people are out on the water. We had a good crew, comprising the owner, myself and a bunch of friends who are capable sailors.
|Dan Hall, Dudley Dix, Paul Schaub, Dylan Bailey, Tom Miller & Scott Page.|
|A Class gaff schooner "Hindu", which gave us some close-quarter racing.|
|Creeping up on the beautiful "Pride of Baltimore II".|
The awards party was today and we came away with first place in B Class, ahead of "Tom Bombadil". A great end to an enjoyable few days. Thank you to the crew of "Apella", all other competitors and especially to the organisers and volunteers who together made this such a successful event.
|Tom, Dudley, Paul and Dan with the silverware. Scott & Dylan missed the party.|
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