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Start of the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race; July 5, 2009; Shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Start of the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race; July 5, 2009; Shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Start of the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race; July 5, 2009; Shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Start of the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race; July 5, 2009; Shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Start of the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race; July 5, 2009; Shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Start of the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race; July 5, 2009; Shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Start of the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race; July 5, 2009; Shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Block Island Race Week XXIII, June 21-26, 2009; shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Start of the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race; July 5, 2009; Shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Block Island Race Week XXIII, June 21-26, 2009; shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Block Island Race Week XXIII, June 21-26, 2009; shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Block Island Race Week XXIII, June 21-26, 2009; shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Block Island Race Week XXIII, June 21-26, 2009; shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Start of the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race; July 5, 2009; Shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Start of the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race; July 5, 2009; Shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Start of the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race; July 5, 2009; Shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Start of the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race; July 5, 2009; Shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Start of the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race; July 5, 2009; Shared by Leighton O'Connor

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Submitted by Courtney Henderson, Newport, R.I. © 2006

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View from the mast of Bonnie Maggee, a Little Harbor 38, outside of Padanaram harbor, Dartmouth, Mass. Submitted by Ryan Stranz © 2008

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ATHENA: 295' 2004 Royal Huisman schooner, Yacht Haven Grande, St. Thomas; Submitted by Doug Miller ©2009

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Moonbird in black, St. Barths, 121' Fitzroy Yacht; Submitted by Capt. Doug Miller © April 2009

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Rum Monkey, a 28-foot Catalina, at sunset in Salem Harbor, Salem Mass. Photo taken by Michael Rutstein © 2008

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Friendship of Salem off the bow of Schooner Thomas Lannon; Gloucester Schooner Festival, Submitted by Nick Ellis © 2007

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Submitted by Courtney Henderson, Newport, R.I. © 2006

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Foredeck of the Schooner Bowdoin, Castine, ME Submitted by Mike McMahon © 2008

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Schooner Manitou waiting for a puddle in the floating dock. Submitted by Brendan O'Donnel ©2008

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Schooner Manitou, of Traverse City, Mich., steaming to the dock to meet her masts. Submitted by Brendan O'Donnel ©2008

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Schooner Manitou on the hard in a floating drydock. Escanaba, MI. Submitted by Brendan O'Donnel ©2008

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Waders in Gloucester, Mass. -Submitted by Michael McMahon, Castine, Maine © 2009

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Sunset in Caye Caulker, Belize, Submitted by Emily Wierzgac, Germany

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Pier in Provincetown, Mass. Submitted by Stephanie Mueller © 2008