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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Great Goat Gathering, pt. 3

Our second day of sailing had some moments of more wind, 2-3 knots maybe.  But the sun was warm and the boats were eager and we were, after all, messing about in boats; that's beats a good day at work every time!

Dawn rises on the fleet

Cap'n Dave also serves as Grubmaster Dave

Cap'n Rick makes ready

Put a little oomph into it

Game face ON

Synchronized staring

She how she schoons

It must be a race: Chivita is ahead!

The herd moves in for the kill...

The prey tries to evade...

The embedded paparazzi captures it all

Are we having fun yet?

Maybe if we blow hard enough...

The wind meter says "um... no"

This is what it's all about

Captain Paul is to blame for it all

"Chivita off the starboard quarter!"

Messing about can be intense

Captain Dave presents the regatta burgee to Paul who was selected overwhelmingly as most likely to organize the next gathering

The entire gathering of Goatees

See you next year!

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