Steve Jarvin’s boat name Gotta Love It sums up his performance so far
in the seventh 18′ Skiff International Regatta hosted by the host St.
Francis Yacht Club. "It was bloody tough and windy." Jarvin
said on the beach, Wednesday, after he and crew Sam Newton and Tom Clout
posted their fourth win in as many races to stretch their lead to 11
points over fellow Aussie Brett Van Munster. It certainly looked tough
in this great pic from and more from Erik
Simonson. There’s more pix
Record Attempt Off
Team Russia set sail, in Kosatka, yesterday in the hope
of killing three birds with one stone; doing the required 2000 nm Volvo
Ocean Race qualifier; testing the boat’s heavy weather capability
and beating the Round Britain and Ireland non stop monohull record.