Fun Sailing Season

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We wrapped up our sail racing season this week with a perfect evening: sunny, warm, and breezy. To top it off, we sailed really well, taking a 5th and a 7th out of 28 or so boats (and beating some of the top boats in the fleet).

Not sure what I'm going to do to scratch my sailing itch now that we're moving to Beijing. Hopefully, I'll be able to squeeze some in somehow.

The fleet on a downwind leg
J24 fleet on a downwind leg

Rico, the skipper/owner, smiling since most of the fleet is behind us.
Rico driving the boat, fleet behind us.

Warren taking it easy after a race.
Warren relaxing against the lifelines.

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