smile, you’re on SA!

Photographer Brian Carlin sends in this shot with the following story; I was shooting at the ISA National Match Racing Champs here at Lough Derg, Ireland and after two days of little wind, coming into the marina on the final day I spotted three of these guys attempting to sail this thing, I was laughing and said aloud, “This is going to make a great shot for SA’s shit box collection, the guy helming shouted back to me, “Oh No, I’m embarrassed enough!”

Addendum: “Hilarious to see such boat on the front page. It is a sort of one-design Dutch Sea Scout boat called Lelievlet. Over 1600 built and every Sea Scout group in the Netherlands has them. It is of course easy to laugh at but you have to give them credit for creating a nationwide ‘class’ with rock solid, easy to maintain and easy to sail. They do however suck at the sailing good, but every weekend tons of young kids enjoy sailing in these old boats.” – Anarchist Maurits