Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta San Diego: Saturday Images

Close action in the big boats and the high-speed sailing on San Diego's South Bay

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Bucs and 14s
The International 14s and Buccaneer 18 shared the same starting line on South Bay. The key to starting, says I-14 skippers was to have space to leeward to rumble.Paul Todd/Outside Images
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On the wire
Aiden Mobley (on the wire of his I-14 Cheeky Monkey) enjoys the fruits of new ride with three days of perfect flat-water racing.Paul Todd/Outside Images
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Ultimate 20 Junta
Mark Allen's Junta came out the speed shop and was plenty quick at the Helly Hansen NOOD. Allen's team won the series with seven individual race wins.Paul Todd/Outside Images
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Lugano
Mark Stratton's Beneteau 40.7 Lugano threads the needle into the leeward mark. Lugano finished third in its fleet.Paul Todd/Outside Images
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Jim
Jim Snook's Jim finished second in the J/120 class, well in the shadow of Charles Nichols' CC Rider, which won all seven races in its series.Paul Todd/Outside Images
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Beneteau 36.7
Close racing in the Beneteau 36.7 fleet produced its champion in Chick Pyle's Kea, which won five of six races.Paul Todd/Outside Images
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Early set
An early set calls for a quick turn in the Beneteau 36.7.Paul Todd/Outside Images
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Viper glide
The Viper 640s played chase to skipper Alex Steele's Last Call.Paul Todd/Outside Images